Category Archives: Asia

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 […]

Thailand Temple Dress Code for Travellers

Thailand temple dress code

I’ve spent a whole month in Thailand, and lots of fellow travellers ask me about the Thailand Temple Dress Code. When visiting temples in Thailand, it’s important to dress modestly and respectfully as a sign of reverence for the religious and cultural practices of the country. Temples are considered sacred places, and adhering to the […]

Blue Temple Chiang Rai – Wat Rong Suea Ten

Blue Temple Chiang Rai - Wat Rong Suea Ten

So I have to admit, I don’t know how I have reached the age of 37 without coming to Thailand. I think it’s because it was the ‘done thing’ when we graduated, so I decided to go to Russia and China instead. Having arrived in Thailand just 3 days ago, I honestly feel that it […]