The Thai Wedding And A Brush With The Local Mafia!

Those of you that read about my overnight train journey (A Train Journey And An Accordion Playing Baboon) will know that the whole reason for that sleepless night was for a wedding further up north in a place called Rattanaburi in Surin province Surin. Surin is an area known for its vast areas of farmland,…

My Love For Lumphini Park.

I often feel that I should open up more in these posts, share with you the ‘real’ me, so I’m going to share something that is very personal – I like going for a walks…There, I’ve said it, the cats out the bag, or as I like to say the ‘The breads out the water’ (I…

The Temples of Chiang Mai: Part 1

For the new year holidays I went to Chiang Mai for the first time…yes I know that seems like ages ago but I am not writing this blog in real-time, I am writing it in ‘when-I-can-be-bothered’ time. Chiang Mai (which translates to ‘New City’) was founded in 1294 by a man known as Mangrai (I…

The Thai Art of Being Able To Sleep Literally Anywhere!

I am currently in the UK but until my return to Thailand next week I am still able to write on here and so I thought I’d share a blog about something I’ve noticed recently which I love about Thailand. Thailand – a country of stunning natural beauty! A country with a cuisine adored by…

Meeting Bjork At The Temple Of The Emerald Buddha

Recently I made a conscious effort to see some of the more obvious tourist attractions in Bangkok and one that seems to be at the top of most of the lists of ‘things you must do before you die in Bangkok’ was a visit to The Temple of the Emerald Buddha. So I packed my…

The Street Art Of Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai, the northern Thai city and formerly the country’s capital, home to over 300 temples, breathtaking mountain views and a rich history dating back to the 13th century…so having taken all of that into consideration I decided to write a blog about the city’s street art. This is also only my second post so…