See These Monks? Totally Fake — Charm, adds a bit of charm In several of Chiang Mai’s impressive temples, wax statues of deceased revered monks that give any Madame Tussaud’s a run for its money stare out into the temple… Read More ›
From the Andaman to the Gulf: west to east as our time in Thailand begins to unwind.
A sturdy ferry lurches northwards and brings us back to the mainland, and it’s here that we encounter a trio of beaches so unearthly they swiftly top the list of favoured landscapes we’ve seen in all our time in Thailand.
On a rainy night, travelers from all over the world huddle together in close quarters, relaxing and taking shelter while a movie plays on a projector screen. Koh Lipe, Thailand
Far, far south, near Thailand’s restless and troubled border with Malaysia, lies a quiet and unassuming green island, rising from a sea of calm teal, the unsung hero of the Andaman Islands, Koh Lipe.
Of singular purpose in Koh Lanta and with a very short stay, we found more than we were looking for. More rain For all the rain we’d already endured in Thailand, it rained some more on Koh Lanta. Fortunately it… Read More ›
Wrapped in towels under the cover of large umbrellas, we barely noticed the rain.
Lesson one in How Not to Get the Giggles: do not make eye contact with anyone who could set you off.