Bangkok is the biggest city in Thailand and also the countries capital. The city is well famous for its vibrant street life, holy shrines, authentic experiences and fantastic nightlife. Some of the biggest and most beautiful statues of Buddha are found in Bangkok, and it's an absolute must for the first time visitors. There are dozens of temples for you to explore, some of them are the Asia's biggest. Extremely cultural during the day, Bangkok changes colours at night. Endless parties of Kho San Road and night markets make Bangkok spectacular after dark. There are many things you can do in Bangkok, but since it's a big city with a population of almost 8 million people you shouldn't expect any nature or eco tours. Most of the activities around and within Bangkok are entirely urban, with a few exception of rural bike tours to rice plantation. No matter if you choose to do a handicraft workshop, go on a boat tour through Bangkok endless canals or venture into the night on Kho San Road you will be fascinated by Bangkok's lively atmosphere.
When it comes to anything connected with animals and their treatment in non-wild conditions, I become very picky and meticulous. When I was looking for a topic for my next blog post, I thought that elephant trekking as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Thailand might work out into a nice article with … Continue reading “Thai Elephant trekking. Not!”
Happy New Year! Yes, it’s April and I mean what I say. As Thai Buddhists celebrate the New Year, the Land of Smiles turns into a water-splashing crowd. Official Thai New Year’ Day is 13 April every year, but the celebrations normally start on the 12th and don’t stop until the 16th. And that’s when … Continue reading “5 tips on how to survive and actually enjoy Songkran”