Entries from Candi's Corner: Wanderlust and Passions tagged with 'Bangkok'

PhotoHunt:words

The theme for this week's photohunt is words. After being away from blogging, I am glad to be back in time for this hunt. I love words, and am amazed by the different characters and languages that make up...

PhotoHunt:ripples

The theme for this week's photohunt is ripples. The ripples of the Thai and Buddhisms flags from the Golden Mount, Bangkok. Happy weekend all and thanks for stopping by:)...

Temple of Reclining Buddha: Wat Po

Wat Po is probably one of the most famous, and most visited temples in Bangkok. Everyone wants to take a look at the colossal ,150 feet long and 59 feet, high statue of the reclining Buddha. The Buddha is the...

Bangkok's Vimanmek Mansion

Another attraction that we enjoyed visiting in Bangkok was the Vimanmek Mansion: the world's largest golden teak building. The completion of the building was celebrated in 1901, and it was the royal residence for King Rama V for five...

A Bangkok Attraction: Jim Thompson House

One of my favorite memories of Bangkok is our visit to The Jim Thompson House; the beauty of the house, the amazing art collection, the Thai hospitality, the jungle style garden with its trees providing a much welcomed shade were...

Bangkok's Erawan Shrine

In the heart of Bangkok, and by the luxurious Erawan Hotel,stands a shrine that houses the four faced Brahma;the Hindu god of creation. I was surprised to see the large number of crowds paying their respects and making merits...

The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

High on the list of every visitor to Bangkok is its magnificent Grand Palace, or it should be anyway. This massive 218,000 square meter compound, surrounded, in all four sides, by 1900 meter walls is definitely worth an admiring gawk...

An amazing budget hotel in Bangkok: Phranakorn Nornlen

When we travel, we normally seek budget accommodations. Our first choice is a vacation rental to spend the week or longer, however, if we are staying for less than the week, we look for a budget hotel with a character....

What about Bangkok?

Democracy Monument in Bangkok After spending ten glorious days in Northern Thailand, we flew from Chiang Mai to Bangkok for the last segment of our amazing Thailand trip: three days in Bangkok. And I am going to take this chance...

PhotoHunt:garbage

The theme for this week's photohunt is garbage. This is a very interesting theme, I am curious to see what others would come up with. I couldn't choose between couple photos, so I decided to post them both. The...

What's in a wat?

Buddhism is the religion of the Kingdom of Thailand, and many of Thailand's visitor attractions involve visiting some of the unique Buddha temples. For good reasons too, some of these temples are fabulous pieces of art;beautiful designs, vivid colors, and...

Fruits in Thailand

One of the highlight in our Thai adventure was the variety of the exotic fruits our taste buds had the pleasure to encounter. In addition to the most known tropical fruits, like pineapple, banana(although bananas are much smaller and less...

Reflections on amazing Thailand

Here I am, downloading photos, reading notes, and recording dates and places, as I recover from my jet lag, trying to savor every little detail of our amazing two week trip in fascinating Thailand. The trip home was almost uneventful....