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...

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 #1: Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep (a Buddhist Temple),...

My visit to Thailand could not have started at a better place than the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, the most famous of all Buddhist...

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 #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...

Chiang Mai, Thailand – For the Woman Traveller

By MANISHA AHLAWAT If you are a woman who loves to travel, head to Chiang Mai in Thailand. A delightful experience awaits, curated for your...

The Grand Palace, Bangkok, Thailand: The King and I

by NEENA JHANJEE A visit to the Grand Palace is on the itinerary of practically every tourist who visits Bangkok. And for good reason. It...

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 #10: Enjoying the Kwai River

The Kwai river in Thailand sure is a beautiful one. And especially inviting for tourists in and around Kanchanaburi, located about 130 kms (81...

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...