Our first train journey in Vietnam lasted for only the duration of 7 kilometres, starting from the atmospheric Dalat Railway Station to the town of Trai Mat. We had plenty of spare time to take in the unusual architecture of … Continue reading
One of the highlights of my trip to Vietnam was a visit to The Crazy House (believe it or not), located in the peaceful alpine suburbs of the city of Dalat, in the central highlands.
Created as a tribute to Lanna architecture, embracing the natural surroundings and home to a rare collection of Northern Thai antiquities, the Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi spreads over 60 acres of natural landscapes incorporating serene paddy fields and exotic plantations.
Ban Suan is one of the most beautiful restaurants I have been to in Chiang Mai. The restaurant is located right on the Ping River outside the main part of town. It was designed by an an award- winning architect.
Interview with Dr Vithi Phanichphant Story by James Austin Farrell “Yes, what is Lanna?” pondered ajarn Vithi, a remarkably youthful looking man for his sixty plus years, as he fiddled with some slides at his office in the Faculty of … Continue reading
Location: Chiang Mai City, Northern Thailand.
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Phuket Old Town was built on riches reaped from it’s 19th century tin boom. In this historical part of southern Thailand’s provincial capital, there are shrines, temples (Buddhist and Chinese), ornate and beautifully preserved shophouses, quaint cafes, small printing shops, … Continue reading
One of the things I most enjoy in Thailand, aside from being with my Thai friends and eating Thai food, is exploring interesting new places, in between the nooks and crannies, or in this case, the skyscrapers and busy roads … Continue reading