The Reclining Buddha and Massage School at Wat Pho

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Topping every Bangkok must-see list is the Wat Pho reclining Buddha which is the largest in Thailand at 46 meters in length, but only the third largest in the entire world. Located very near the Grand Palace, there’s no excuse to not stop in and marvel at this wonder. We found it to be a relaxing attraction simply to walk … Read More

An American Spy in Bangkok: the Jim Thompson House Museum

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In an exotic place such as Bangkok, would you be surprised to hear that one of the main tourist attractions is an American’s house? I sure was! Jim Thompson was an American businessman whose 1940s silk manufacturing company is credited with single-handedly reviving the Thai silk industry. His love of the Far East resulted in a large collection of Asian antiques, … Read More

The Madness and Purity of Wat Rong Khun, the Brightest Temple in the World

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If you’ve scanned Instagram or Pinterest lately, you’ve probably seen photos of the Thai temple that looks like the entrance to heaven, completely white from top to bottom. But there’s something odd about this temple that doesn’t at all come through over the internet, and it just keeps getting weirder the closer you get. Where: 15 km southwest of Chiang Rai … Read More

10 Must-Do Experiences In Chiang Mai

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Chiang Mai is about as laid back as Bangkok is busy, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do! From temples in the city to elephant camps in the jungle, you’ll definitely spend your day working up an appetite for the delicious street food to be had in the evenings. Here’s our Chiang Mai bucket list to inspire the … Read More

5 Must-See Temples in Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Chiang Mai exudes an ancient charm that may be hard to find in other areas of Thailand, but it’s not as old as you’d think! It was established as the capital of the Lanna Kingdom, which controlled much of Northern Thailand, in 1296 until the area was incorporated into Siam in the 1800s. Many of the 300ish wats, or temples, … Read More

Guide to Singapore Markets

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Today’s Singapore is best known for its futuristic skyscrapers, but if you have a few days to spend, you should definitely explore the old cultural districts that played a hand in shaping the history of the city. As in any major port, Singapore has for centuries hosted immigrants from all over Southeast Asia, the characteristics of each culture amalgamating into … Read More