Thailand 2022-2023 Koh Samui and Anton National Park

Koh Samui We took the Lomprayah high speed ferry from Koh Pha-Nang to Koh Samui. It’s a relatively short trip so there are more options available. We paid 300 Bth each and booked at our hotel. NOTE: The piece of paper you get from your hotel is not your ticket you have to exchange itContinue reading “Thailand 2022-2023 Koh Samui and Anton National Park”

Sukhothai Historical Park and a Bike Ride Along the Mae Ramphan River

After a day exploring the central zone of Sukhothai Historical Park we returned to the park the following day with bikes and a plan to explore the Northern and Western Zones. We accidentally discovered a new bike route which goes from the new city bus station to the Historical park. The route is 15 kmContinue reading “Sukhothai Historical Park and a Bike Ride Along the Mae Ramphan River”

Sukhothai- Wat Traphang Thong and giving Alms to Monks

Wat Traphang Thong is centrally located in Sukhothai outside the historical park. The “temple of the golden pond.” is on an island in a small lake. It’s lit at night, very pretty, and a great place to watch the sunset.  It is the only one of the ancient temples within the old city walls thatContinue reading “Sukhothai- Wat Traphang Thong and giving Alms to Monks”

Bangkok to Sukhothai and The Sukhothai Historical Park Central Zone

We took a bus from Bangkok to Sukhothai. You can also get there by plane or by train although it’s a one hour bus ride to Sukhothai from the train station. We picked the bus because it was cheap and direct. We were told 650 Bht each but we ended up having to pay 850Continue reading “Bangkok to Sukhothai and The Sukhothai Historical Park Central Zone”

Bangkok Floating Market Tour and Fancy Dining

This was to be our last day in Bangkok for a while and we had never been to the floating market. We enjoyed our floating market tour in Vietnam so we booked a tour to see the floating market in Damnoen Saduak for 300 Bht each. They were supposed to pick us up at 7:00Continue reading “Bangkok Floating Market Tour and Fancy Dining”

Christmas Day in Bangkok -Chinatown

We started our day with a pre-breakfast walk around the neighbourhood We were staying at the New Siam 3 on Soi Rambutri  which is about 500m from Khaosan road. It’s our go- to hotel in Bangkok. Christmas is not celebrated here. You do see decorations, Santas and holiday displays but the kids all go toContinue reading “Christmas Day in Bangkok -Chinatown”