The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Chiang Rai, Thailand

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai is regarded as the northernmost "large city" in Thailand, though it isn't actually that big. It's much smaller and less developed as a tourist destination than neighboring Chiang Mai. It's perhaps best known for Wat Rong Khun, a striking all-white structure that serves as both a Buddhist temple and an art exhibition.
Read More
Exploring Chiang Rai, Thailand:  On Temples, a Golden Clock Tower, and Dancing Shrimp at the Night Bazaar

Exploring Chiang Rai, Thailand: On Temples, a Golden Clock Tower, and Dancing Shrimp at the Night Bazaar

Major attractions like Wat Rong Khun and Baan Dam Museum are located outside of the city, but there are a few lesser known temples you can visit within the city's limits. They aren't as spectacular as the White Temple but they do make for a pleasant few hours of temple hopping without the distraction of crowds.
Read More
Explore Wat Rong Khun (White Temple), Baan Dam Museum (Black House), and Wat Rong Suea Ten (Blue Temple) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Explore Wat Rong Khun (White Temple), Baan Dam Museum (Black House), and Wat Rong Suea Ten (Blue Temple) in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wat Rong Khun may the most popular but it isn't Chiang Rai's only draw. There are two other attractions close to the city that are worthy of your itinerary – Baan Dam Museum, aka Black House, and Wat Rong Suea Ten, otherwise known as the Blue Temple. You can visit all three in half a day.
Read More
The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and its biggest city by far. It's a top tourist destination which is consistently ranked among the world's most visited cities. In fact, so popular and beloved is Bangkok that it was voted the "World's Best City" by Travel + Leisure magazine readers for four consecutive years. Spend a few days there and you'll get its appeal.
Read More
Visit Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Park, and Petite France on a Day Tour from Seoul

Visit Nami Island, Gangchon Rail Park, and Petite France on a Day Tour from Seoul

Nami Island is a must-visit for anyone traveling to Seoul. Aside from being storybook beautiful, it's a curious place that's unlike anything we've ever visited. There's a child-like quality to the island reminiscent of faeries, elves, and other playful spirits. We relegate them to fantasy as adults but here, they may still exist.
Read More