Yearly Archives

  • Bangkok city public bus

    According to the official website, an average of 1.05 million people use Bangkok buses daily. With 108 routes and 3,509 buses, the service is frequent and can get you anywhere in the city. This guide will give you all the information needed to travel with confidence and master the public bus system in Bangkok.   […]

  • Wat Umong Chiang Mai

    A little bit off the beaten path, this temple is old, I mean like seven hundred years old. Part of the temple is a tunnel linking to different Buddha.   Location The entrance is right there: 18.78377, 98.95370  map.

  • Chiang Mai Zoo

    Come to Chiang Mai Zoo and say hello to my friend Hippo. It is ready to meet you and accept your food the mouth wide open. The zoo can keep you busy for a day. However arrive early to see more animals. Opening Hours 8:30 to 17:00 Daily Zoo Only Adult 100 Baht, Children 50 Baht Zoo + […]

  • Jatujak Weekend Market

    photo: Wikimedia If  you have heard of a weekend market in Bangkok, it is probably this one. The Jatujak market is also called Chatuchak or J. J. market. The weekend market is gigantic, with more than 15 000 stalls and blah blah blah. Opening hours Weekend 6:00 to 18:00 Chatuchak market map Map are available on […]

  • Erawan Museum – Bangkok

    Erawan museum is inside a gigantic three-headed elephant. Sounds cool? Amazing facts The elephant weight an impressive 150 tons and the head itself is 100 tons! The building is 43.6 meters high. photo: Mike Behnken Erawan museum bangkok entrance fee The entrance fee is 300 Baht. Audio-guide is available for a deposit of 1000 Baht or your passport. How […]

  • How to Not get ripped off in PoiPet (Updated)

    Poi Pet Scams Khao San road minivans The minivan drops you off in a restaurant/waiting area about 1 km away from the border. And then someone tells you that the visa is 1200 bahts and they will get it for you for 1300 bahts (+100 if you don’t have passport sized photos). If you refuse they […]

  • Doi Suthep Chiang Mai

    Doi Suthep is the mountain nearby Chiang Mai. The elevation is host of the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and this is what his post is about. The temple is at the top and from there you can enjoy a nice view over Chiang Mai.   How to get to Doi Suthep Location 18.8052,98.9216  Song Thaew (red […]

  • White Temple Chiang Rai

    The white temple in Chiang Rai is a temple like no others. Even if you are temple sick, you can be sure this one is worth a visit. See for yourself. Thai name วัดร่องขุ่น or Wat Rong Khun. – How do you get there Location 19.82414, 99.76317  map about 13 km from Chiang Rai. The white temple visit is […]

  • Don Mueang airport Bangkok

    Don Mueang (airport code DMK) is the old airport of Bangkok. It’s now mainly used by low-cost airlines and also for domestic flights. The airport is located about  25 km north of Bangkok city center.  This post is about Don Mueang airport if you are looking for Suvarnabhumi airport, follow this link.   Transportation   Taxi […]

  • Bangkok cityscape photos

    Credit: Piriya Wongkongkathep Credit: Kawin Suwanban Credit: Mark Pegrum Credit: Nik Cyclist Credit: milk kun Credit: Prachanart Viriyaraks Credit: Prachanart Viriyaraks Credit: Prachanart Viriyaraks