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 #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 #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 #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...

Bangkok, Thailand – You Need All Your Energy Reserves To Live...

By MANISHA AHLAWAT Bangkok is a city where you need to let go of whatever is holding you back and let your hair down.  The city...

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 #5: Looking at Bangkok, from the 64th Floor

Go to any city, or landscape for that matter, and they all look different from different altitudes and planes. As also at different times...

Postcards from Thailand #13: Wat Chaiwattanaram in Ayutthaya

Wat Chaiwattanaram is one of the most imposing Buddhist monasteries in Ayutthaya, commissioned by King Prasat Thong in 1630, along the Chao Phraya river....

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...

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...