Only two hours from Bangkok you will find the city of Kanchanaburi, known for the Bridge Over The River Kwai. Fascinating war history, gorgeous river huts, Instagram-worthy waterfalls, ornate temples and plenty of outdoor activities. Kanchanaburi is definitely worth the visit. Before we begin, what is a “kwai” anyways? Well, good question. The word kwai is “buffalo” in Thai so basically it’s the Buffalo River Bridge. The word kwai is also used as an insult among Thai people. I digress. If you love history and particularly war history, Kanchanaburi has
Pattaya is a city on Thailand’s eastern Gulf coast known for its beaches and nightlife. A quiet fishing village in the 1960s, it’s now home to several resort hotels, shopping malls, go-go bars, and nightclubs. The area also boasts several designer golf courses, some with views of Pattaya Bay. Temples. Just to the south of the city center is the Sanctuary of Truth, built entirely by wooden hand-carvings, this 20-story complex is an incredible attraction. Nearby to the north, the hillside Wat Phra Yai Temple features a 12m-tall golden Buddha.
You have probably landed on this page because, like me, you love Thailand or you our planning an epic trip to the Land of Smiles. Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple, a family or a group of friends, Thailand can be a fun, affordable and full of great memories. The Kingdom of Thailand is rich with history, famous for food, beaches, jungles and for its gracious hospitality. In this blog, I hope to inspire the reader to maximize their vacation by enjoying all that Thailand has to offer.