Kuang Si Falls – A spectacular azure pool flowing downstream

Kuang Si Falls:  I had been hearing about this waterfalls from my friends Jo and Tony since I was in Chiang Mai. Also, later on from other travellers, and online research thus I was keen to experience them. There are many day tours that involve trekking, cycling or kayaking, however, as I am lone traveller…

Luang Prabang – UXO Lao Visitor Centre

No introduction, read on! Laos is the most severely bombed country per capita in the world, however as we live in a world of war, I have become hardened ignoring some painful facts, I really did not know what that really meant for the Laos people. This visit was quite heartbreaking. For me, it was…

Departing from Chiang Mai Airport (CNX)

Introduction: Chiang Mai is the major doorway of northern Thailand and therefore plays a vital part promoting tourism in the region. It is located only 4 Km from the city centre. The airport has two terminals, one for domestic passengers and the other for international flights, they are interconnected. The airport handled over 9.4 million…

Lao Airlines: Chiang Mai (CNX) – Luang Prabang(LPQ) –  Hanoi (HAN)

Lao Airlines is a regional carrier, founded in 1976 and is the national airline of Laos, headquartered in the capital Vientiane. It operates a domestic and regional network to countries that include Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam and Korea, with a fleet of Airbus 320 and ATR72. The airline does not belong to any of the world…

Train Lopburi – Phitsanulok Sites and onto Chiang Mai

The next city in which I decided to make a stop was Phitsanulok, although I read that most of the people that stop there is only to connect to Sukhothai, where there are some famous Angkor Wat style ruins, I did not want to deviate from the train route, so just stop there one day…

From Ayutthaya to Lopburi: The City of the Monkeys

Well, as I mentioned in the previous post, I’m heading north to Thailand, following the train route. Today I decided to make a stop in a small town called Lopburi. This small city, like all the cities in Thailand, has stunning temples to visit, but on this occasion, the motive of my visit was to…

AYUTTHAYA:  A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1991.

I was very keen to cover as many sites from the Ayutthaya Historical Park as I could. My lovely hotel, Silp-Pa, was close to it all. The first day I walked around the “inside the islands” ruins. One of the things that I immediately noticed upon my arrival in Ayutthaya, is that hardly anyone speaks…