Postcards from Thailand #3: A Festival of Lanterns, Lights and Floats...

If you are in love, or want to make any wishes for your future life, head to Chiang Mai a few days before the...

Postcards from Thailand #2: Wat Umong, a Buddhist Temple in a...

The Wat Umong is a Buddhist temple unlike any other, and one missing on most traveller itineraries. The monastery is built in tunnels constructed...

Postcards from Thailand #6: Celebrating Songkran, the Water Festival on Thai...

If it’s Songkran, you must be in Thailand - all prepared to get wet! The festival marks the Thai New Year, and is a time...

Postcards from Thailand #9: The World War II Cemetery in Kanchanaburi...

The Commonwealth Graves Commission has done a commendable job in honouring those who gave up their lives in World War II. They have set...

Postcards from Thailand #12: Ayutthaya, a True Wonder of this World

If you are in Thailand, you could choose to skip any attraction but not the ancient city of Ayutthaya. A UNESCO World Heritage Site,...

Koh Samui, Thailand – The All Girls Trip Continues

By MANISHA AHLAWAT Our all women trip to Thailand took us to Koh Samui from Chiang Mai. When you are out with only the girls,...

Postcards from Thailand #4: Night Safari, Chiang Mai

This is one zoo you cannot miss when in Thailand. If you are willing to ignore the confined quarters of the animals, you may...

Postcards from Thailand #8: The Death Railway of World War II

The infamous 415 kms (259 miles) long Death Railway is a reminder of one of the worst tragedies of World War II. It was...

Postcards from Thailand #15: Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya

This is an image you may have seen often: the head of a sandstone Buddha image lying amidst the roots and lower trunk of...

Chiang Mai, Thailand – Rose of the North

By MANISHA AHLAWAT Chiang Mai literally means New City, even though it's an old city. That is because the city was built in 1296 as...