5 Amazing Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Thailand

5 Amazing Lesser-Known Places to Visit in Thailand

Its no secret that I am more than a little obsessed with Thailand. I first visited in 2013, returned for two months in 2015 and spent another 6 months there in 2016. And whilst I do keep returning to the same places again and again (Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Kanchanaburi),...
A Day in Doi Mae Salong

A Day in Doi Mae Salong

Doi Mae Salong (official name Santikhiri) is a Yunnanese town in the mountains of Northern Thailand, formed in 1949 by Chinese settlers who had fled Myanmar. The centre of the town is small but atmospheric, with temples, traditional wooden teahouses and Chinese...
Photo of the week: Ayutthaya in Thailand

Photo of the week: Ayutthaya in Thailand

Ayutthaya was the second capital of Thailand after Sukhothai and an easy day trip from Bangkok. Now a modern Thai city it still has all of its old ruins scattered throughout. The easiest way to get around is to hire a tuk tuk driver for the day who will take you to...
Photo of the Week: The Death Railway

Photo of the Week: The Death Railway

During WWII, Japanese invaders forced hundreds of thousands of prisoners of war and Asian labourers to build a railway stretching from Ban Pong in Thailand all the way to Burma. They worked in horrific conditions and many (estimated at around 90,000) died from...