Category Archives: Asia

Is Bangkok worth visiting?

Is Bangkok worth visiting

I’ve been to Bangkok twice now and lots of other travellers ask me ‘Is Bangkok worth visiting?’ In a nutshell, absolutely! Bangkok has some of the most amazing temples and sites in Southeast Asia. It’s also an airport hub with connecting flights for onward travel to destinations such as Cambodia and Vietnam, so it makes […]

Koh Dach Day Trip from Phnom Penh – Weaving Community

Koh Dach island

Known locally as Koh Dach, Silk Island is an island in the Mekong River. Just North of the capital of Phnom Penh, it’s an easy day trip destination that offers insights into rural Cambodian life without having to travel too far from the busy city. Named due to its traditional silk-weaving communities, there’s a lot […]

Wat Ming Muang – The Elephant Temple Chiang Rai

Elephant temple Chiang Rai

Spending more than just a few days in Chiang Rai? I recommend a visit to the Elephant temple (Temple of the crouching elephants), officially called Wat Ming Muang (not to be confused with Wat Mung Muang!) How to get to Wat Ming Muang It’s easy to walk to Wat Ming Muang from central Chiang Rai […]