Thursday, December 13th 2018

Posts Tagged ‘Thailand’

Why you should never go to elephant shows or camps in Thailand

Why you should never go to elephant shows or camps in Thailand

Jan 15, 13 • Asia, Thailand8 Comments »
What is wrong in going to elephant shows or take elephant treks? If you go to Thailand one of the main attractions are elephant shows and elephant camps. Tourists visit them to play with animals or watch elephants dancing, painting and doing other...
Strange interior of the White temple in Chiang Rai

Strange interior of the White temple in Chiang Rai

Jan 11, 13 • Asia, Thailand24 Comments »
Wat Rong Khun or the White Temple of Chiang Rai is one of the main attraction of the Northern Thailand. Most probably many saw pictures of it. It is a completely white fairy tale looking temple. Wat Rong Khun is very different from any Buddhist...
White temple - extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

White temple – extraordinary Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai

Jan 8, 13 • Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
After almost two months in Thailand and 3 weeks in Burma I don’t really get interested in seeing more temple. Of course, I may stop and step in or walk around, but it is not any close to I-have-to-see-that-temple. All temples (but one) look...
Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Jan 2, 13 • Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip and spent exactly half of the year (July-December) traveling full time. First part of the year I...
Pai - Mae Hong Son - Mae Chaem loop, day 1/3

Pai – Mae Hong Son – Mae Chaem loop, day 1/3

Dec 29, 12 • Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
The master plan was to make a 3-4-day loop visiting Pai, Mapha Pang, Mae Hong Song, Sariang and surrounding areas and mountains. Probably one of the best ways of exploring the North of Thailand is by car or moto except probably of long term hiking...
Magic Golden Mount of Bangkok

Magic Golden Mount of Bangkok

Dec 20, 12 • Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
Wat Saket is more known as the Golden Mount. It is man made hill which is crowned by a temple and a golden chedi. The temple dates back to the Ayutthaya era, when it was known as Wat Sakae. When Bangkok became the capital, King Rama I renovated the...
TPR Travel Tip - Friday Halal Street in Chiang Mai

TPR Travel Tip – Friday Halal Street in Chiang Mai

Dec 16, 12 • Asia, Thailand4 Comments »
For many people traveling is tasting food in places they visit. For me it definitely is. Good food can definitely compensate for drawbacks of a place or a country. Great food can enhance great experience and I would definitely come back to such...
How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma

How we got 2 month Thai visa in Yangon, Myanmar/Burma

Dec 13, 12 • Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Thailand5 Comments »
Due to some unexpected circumstances we came to Burma earlier than planned and because we got only 15 days on Arrival to Thailand couple of weeks before we decided to apply for a longer visa to Thailand in Yangon. The process of getting a Thai...
Thai Visa on Arrival - how new rules ruined our plans

Thai Visa on Arrival – how new rules ruined our plans

Nov 6, 12 • Asia, ThailandNo Comments »
When we arrived at the Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok I was very surprised to learn that I can apply only for 15 days as opposed to 30 days on arrival previously. So instead of staying in Thailand for 1 month as we planned. We had to leave after 15...
How to get a visa to Myanmar / Burma in Bangkok

How to get a visa to Myanmar / Burma in Bangkok

Nov 4, 12 • Asia, Myanmar / Burma, Thailand1 Comment »
  As we had to change our plans due to getting only 15-da Visa on Arrival to Thailand and we already bought tickets to Yangon we decided to go to Myanmar/Burma. We just needed to get a visa to Burma. A tourist visas takes two working days and...
Airport security - bullshit or reality?

Airport security – bullshit or reality?

Nov 2, 12 • Travel experiences2 Comments »
If you travel by plane, I am sure you are very familiar with all the security procedures – no water or liquids in more than 100ml vessels, your laptop must be out of your bag in a tray, take off your belt, shoes, etc. But long time ago I...