White Temple Chiang Rai
Thailand / Weird

White Temple (Wat Rong Kun) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The White Temple is probably one of the most interesting temples that I’ve visited while in Thailand.  The temple is a project that is started by Thai artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat in 1997. 
The temple is white to symbolise purity, in contrast to many traditional Thai temples that are colourful and covered in gold.  Its full …


Bangkok to Ayutthaya by Train for Only 20 Baht

I’d read around the place that it was possible to get to the ancient Thai capital of Ayutthaya by train for under 20 baht if you went third class and just had to give it a try.  So, one day last September I ventured off to the Bangkok central train station (otherwise known as Hualamphong) …