Thailand: Japanese Curry, Burmese Market Food and Other Adventures in Bangkok

As we reach the end of our honeymoon story, I find there are lots of random things that I hadn’t managed to include about Bangkok. This is mostly because we used it as a base and didn’t necessarily always do a lot when we were there. However, I wanted to share a few of the … More Thailand: Japanese Curry, Burmese Market Food and Other Adventures in Bangkok

Thailand: Lampang and the Elephant Conservation Centre

Want to visit elephants without paying through the nose or supporting cruelty? From what I hear, most elephant tours in Thailand are a little dodgy. Riding on elephants can actually hurt their backs (they’re “broken in”, like horses, I guess) and a lot of people saw their “masters” hitting them in the head with pick-axes. … More Thailand: Lampang and the Elephant Conservation Centre

Thailand: Chiang Rai and the “White Temple” (Wat Rong Khun)

We reached Chiang Rai by taking a bus from Chiang Mai. You can catch buses by Greenbus throughout the day, and they take just over 3 hours. From what I’ve looked up now, the tickets on Greenbus are 185 baht, although there are also first-class, second-class and VIP buses running there. These all have air-con … More Thailand: Chiang Rai and the “White Temple” (Wat Rong Khun)