Tag Archives: Thailand

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 […]

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 […]