Postcards from Thailand #7: The Bridge over the River Kwai –...

There is actually a river called Kwai. It’s in Thailand, at Kanchanaburi located 130 kms (81 miles) west of Bangkok. And there is a...

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...

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 #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,...

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 #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 #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 #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 #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...