Tag: buddhism

Bangkok, A Day by the River

It’s been some time that I visit the riverside of Bangkok. In fact, there are some new landmarks and markets popping up along the river, in between some of the Bangkok historic classics. We re-visited the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun, had a great time shopping and fine-dining experience in a day!

Splash! Let’s Shoot Some Rainbows!

Well, we have already booked our flights and hotels and then we realized it would be the Thingyan (i.e. the Water Festival) when we were in Yangon. Most shops, markets, restaurants, and spas would be closed; even overnight bus transportation from Yangon to Bagan would be suspended during that time. So, our plans to visiting

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Top 8 Things to See, Explore, & Feel in Myanmar

Myanmar is not exactly a travel hotspot in the Southeast Asia like the neighboring Thailand, Malaysia or Singapore. It, however, retains a strong culture and history that looks novel to me as I was there. If you are a fan of Cultural travel, there is something you would enjoy immensely – not just to see, but also feel, taste, and experience.

The Best of Bagan Pagodas

Must see temples and pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar, out of it’s 2,220 Buddhist monuments in town.

There are over 2,200 temples and pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar. They survived earthquakes, political turmoil, and time to the present day. Here are the must see temples and pagodas in Bagan, which are simply – the best 😊.

A Memoir of Ayutthaya

Some visitors has wondered, Ayutthaya or Sukhothai, which one should I visit? Actually, both of them are quite different, with a lot of similar qualities.
A day trip to Ayutthaya from Bangkok: The Ayutthaya historical park is only an hour away from Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, which makes it perfect for a day trip. But it’s nothing wrong to stay for a few days to visit all the spectacular ruins of palace and monasteries, Buddha statues, and temples…

Sunrise. Sunset.

My objective of visiting Yogyakarta was seeing two famous architectural wonders in Java: A Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple. I was told that tourists generally go to the Hindu temple for the sunset and the Buddhist temple for the sunrise. So that’s what I did, but I wonder if the weather permits?

The Angkor Small Tour – Walking with the Monks

I started my visit with a Grand tour which I appreciated the poetic scene and serenity walking through the ruins. The next morning we hopped into the car and our private guide took us to the Small tour to see the national wonders of Angkor…

The Angkor Grand Tour – The Lost Khmer Smile

I have heard a lot of amazing things about the Angkor Wat World Heritage in Siem Reap, Cambodia. So I went, I witnessed it myself, and now I don’t know where to begin.. Angkor is one of the largest and most important archeological wonders in the world. Don’t expect to see or feel them all in a day.