Postcards from Thailand #11: Damnernsaduak Floating Market near Bangkok – Open...

You cannot go to Bangkok and miss out on its floating markets. Unfortunately, most of them open on certain days of the week and...

Postcards from Thailand #14: Wat Lokayasutharam in Ayutthaya

The main attraction at the Wat Lokayasutharam in Ayutthaya is the image of a reclining Buddha. Called Phra Buddhasaiyart, it is made of bricks...

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 #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...

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 #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....

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...

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 #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...