Ayutthaya – Back in Time and Reunited with Temple Ruins

Bangkok is always one of the preferred destination for everyone but not many know that Ayutthaya can be a day trip in your agenda while you’re in Bangkok. While I was in Vientiane spending my few days there before heading to Udon Thani, I did some research where can I go before heading straight to Bangkok…

Baan Santichon – A Yunnan Village in Thailand

Just approximate 5 KM, outskirts of the wonderful Pai town, Northern Thailand lies a village called Baan Santichon (also known as Santichon Village). It is one of the most popular attractions in Pai. There are also debates saying that this is another tourist trap in Northern Thailand. However, in my point of view, this is…

Pai Canyon

Pai is undoubtedly one of the most famous towns for backpackers and hipsters in Northern Thailand. Located in a picturesque valley with 3 hours drives combine with 762 curves, Pai is a predominantly chilled out, laid-back town with a river and fabulous nature around it. If you ever come to Pai, one of the attractions…

Getting to Pai from Chiang Mai

Situated in the Mae Hong son province of Northern Thailand, this riverside town has grown into a major backpackers paradise. For many backpackers, Pai is one of the must visit places in Northern Thailand. Most of backpackers who initially plan to visit for 2 to 3 days will end up spending a week or two…

Pai, Thailand – A Lovely Hippie Town

Fresh air, green mountains and friendly locals, there is no doubt that so many hippies and backpackers decided to settle / stay in Pai for weeks in this quiet, riverside town of Pai in Northern Thailand. Situated in the mountains just three hours drive with 762 curves from Chiang Mai, Pai is a pleasant and hipsters’…

Doi Inthanon National Park – The Roof of Thailand

Doi Suthep may be the best must-see tourist attraction in Chiang Mai. However, Doi Inthanon must not be overlooked as well (most of the tourists do). Also known as “The Roof of Thailand”, this national park covers an area of 482 km sq. in Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand. The park is part of the…

Golden Triangle : Much Like A Tourist Trap!

Golden Triangle (not to confused with Golden Triangle in India) is a special economic trade zone for 3 countries mainly Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. Back than, the Golden Triangle has been an area well-known for the opium growing. Although now Opium has been banned completely in these 3 countries, this place lives on the cultivation…

Karen Long Neck Tribe

Paying my visit to one of the numerous Karen Long Neck villages in Northern Thailand is one of the most exotic experiences that I ever had in my entire traveling life. I am wondering what are the mystery and story behind the use of heavy rings on their neck. To find out, I joined in…

Chiang Rai – Wat Rong Khun

One place that you shouldn’t miss while you’re in Chiang Rai is the Wat Rong Khun or famously known as the ‘White Temple’ by the farangs. Wat Rong Khun is a contemporary, privately owned temple in the style of Buddhist Temple. This temple is special in its own way. It  is all painted in white…

Discover Chiang Mai: Wat Phan Tao and Wat Chedi Luang

Inside Old City, there are more than 30 temples around the area. It is nearly impossible one could have discover so many temples in your trip except you’re a temple hoppers. If you’re in Chiang Mai, the two temples you shouldn’t miss are Wat Phan Tao and Wat Chedi Luang. They are the most visited…

Chiang Mai: Exploring the Old City

Chiang Mai is the hub of Northern Thailand and the centre of the Lanna Kingdom culture and heritage. Located at the northern part of Thailand, one should take more than 9 hours train ride to reach Chiang Mai from Bangkok. Although Bangkok and Southern Thailand is popular with tourists, Chiang Mai would be best for…