The Street Art Of Bangkok 2

Bangkok, a city that seems to hum constantly with life. The street food sellers, the tuk tuk drivers, the friendly faces are just three of the many things that make me love this city. But I also have a new love for this city and a new love for street art and this is becuase…

Five Best Things To Do In Bangkok!

Sometimes I like to write something really silly…this is one such time…I would like to apologise and I hope the images you are about to see do not leave you too traumatized. Being in Bangkok can sometimes be overwhelming, with so much to do it’s difficult to know what to choose. Should you visit one…

The Street Art Of Bangkok

One of the first posts I did for this blog was about my surprising and happy discovery of the amazing street art I saw in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai. It took me by surprise because it wasn’t something I was aware of before my visit and because there were so many amazing…

The Best Way To Travel Around Bangkok

Canals…a word that either makes your heart leap with excitement like a salmon jumping on a trampoline or one that makes you more sleepy than an elk in slippers? (I don’t know how I come up with such stupid sayings!) I’ve never been a water person or travelled much by boat but having travelled along…

Thai Boxing And Hot Dogs

The crowd was beginning to roar and shout in anticipation of the battle royale that was going to happen in front of their very eyes and the sweat that had formed on my head was now running down my neck, onto my back. A hundred thoughts swirled furiously around my brain, ‘what was I doing…

The Ramakien Mural: The Origin Myth Of A Nation.

The Ramakien Mural…heard of it? Chances are that if you’ve never been to Thailand, you wont have done. I certainly didn’t until recently but maybe that’s also because I am ignorant to all culture…not really, I love it – culture and me go hand in hand, together like novovirus and trips to the toilet. I…

The Golden Mount And Sweaty Legs

I’ve been living in Thailand for roughly 7 of the last 9 months and I still look at men wearing trousers in this heat with great awe. It’s probably similar to the feeling people must have had when they first saw moving pictures or found out that The Bee Gees were men. I have a few…

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…

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…