Archive for the 'Photos' Category

Feb 10 2012

Photo essay: Chiang Mai

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Sometimes we end up with a fetching photo or two of Chiang Mai that doesn’t quite make it into a post here but we still think might be appealing for readers to see… So I’ve decided to pile them all in here along with a few tasters of what’s upcoming, and a reminder that any … read the full post

Feb 01 2012

Photo: Chinese New Year, Bangkok

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This photo is actually from a few years ago during Chinese New Year celebrations along Yaowarat Road in the heart of Bangkok’s Chinatown. The scene was an absolute heaving melee of people, all wearing red and having fun to a background of throbbing drums and clanging cymbals. The woman below was enjoying a final pause … read the full post

Jan 19 2012

Photo: Chiang Dao trees

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Some simple scenes speak for themselves and are the reason we travel. Here’s one of ours: a view of tall trees at dawn in Chiang Dao, taken from Malee’s Nature Lover Bungalows. Haven’t heard of Chiang Dao? It’s the spot we recommend if you think Chiang Mai is too touristy, Pai too sceney, Chiang Rai … read the full post

Jan 02 2012

Photo: Fish with ginger or fish with garlic

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One of the most fabulous things about Bangkok (and Thailand for that matter) is the food — especially the street food. Not only is it delicious to eat, it’s also often fascinating just to look at. From bubbling green curry to lip-smacking sweets, there’s rarely a good reason not to be munching in Bangkok.

Nov 30 2011

Photo: Bangkok International Airport

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Bangkok’s futuristic Suvarnabhumi Airport has been in the news in recent weeks as Thai authorities fought (successfully) to protect it from the floods that ravaged Thailand. Within the sprawling airport though, you’d never know this was going on. A cool lush atmosphere fills the cavernous wings that lunge out to aircraft and, intentionally or not, … read the full post

Sep 08 2011

Bangkok in pictures

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Though the endless overpasses and grimy back alleys of Bangkok might initially make you think otherwise, there really is an endless stream of  photo ops and experiences to be had in this complex town. Soak it in, keep your eyes peeled and take a good look around, you never know when the city will do … read the full post

Jun 12 2011

Photo: Streetside curry near Khao San Road

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Easily one of the cheapest ways to eat in Bangkok, and in Thailand for that matter, is to pull up a chair at a streetside food stall selling ready-made Thai food served either on a plate, or in little plastic bags for takeaway. While you’ll find all manner of Thai food served in this fashion, … read the full post