The Abandoned Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace (Khao Wang) in Phetchaburi

The Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace

If the Phetchaburi Khao Luang Caves were not mysterious enough for you, I have yet another intriguing destination to visit. Just 2 hours from Bangkok and close to the caves, lies the abandoned summer palace of the Thai Kings. It is not just one building but stretches along three peaks. The Phra Nakhon Khiri Palace … Read more

Treasures of the Khao Luang Cave in Phetchaburi

My favorite Buddha Image in Cavern One of Khao Luang Cave

” Descending down into the cave, I braced myself for the expected darkness. Only to be pleasantly surprised to be enveloped by the spiritual glow of the Golden Buddhas that lit up the entire cave”. Thus began the treasure hunt of this Indiana Jones in the depths of the Khao Luang Cave in Thailand. Khao … Read more

Of Lions & Buddhas – Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Wat Phra Singh in Chiang Mai, Thailand

With over 1000 Buddhist temples in Chiang Mai, temple hopping is absolutely unavoidable. It can be quite a taxing journey for your senses – for each temple will tend to ruffle them. I started my temple hopping tour with the oldest Buddhist Temple – Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple with the epic relics of … Read more

The Epic Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple of Chiang Mai

One of the temples in the main square of Doi Suthep Temple

“You have not really visited Chiang Mai if you have not been to the Wat Phra That Doi Suthep Temple. The Doi Suthep Temple is so auspicious that every Thai person needs to visit it once in their lifetime”  With those words, Nicky, my guide whisked me up a mountain to visit one of the … Read more