Spring is here and my thoughts are moving to spring weekend getaways and summertime road trips. For California travelers, many of these getaways include a drive along the state’s stunning Highway 1. One of my favorite Highway 1 stops is the Monterey Bay community of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. I go to Carmel once or twice a […]
Back in 2013, I attempted to answer a question that seemed to come up a lot whenever I referenced my ten day sojourn to the Nevada desert: what the &!*# is Burning Man, anyway? In 2015, I resumed my investigation. After my first burn, I knew that I’d be back — over and over again. […]
Planning a little solo jaunt across the land? If this is your first time planning your virgin solo adventure, I understand completely how excited and nervous you are. I was once in your shoes. Before you slap on your backpack and march out that door, here’s a small checklist of things you might want to […]
Cách dùng từ “Truyện” và “Chuyện” “Một cách tổng quát, ta có thể phân biệt “Truyện” và “Chuyện” bằng hai quy luật sau: 1) Quy luật thứ nhất: – Truyện là một “truyện” có mở đầu, có kết thúc, và các tình tiết trong đó được sắp đặt một cách kỹ lưỡng để bổ túc cho […]
4. Wat Arun Thanon Arun Amarin 34 Pier: Wat Arun Wat Arun is also called “The Temple of Dawn”. The name is due to the beautiful reflections of the sun in the glazed ceramic tiles of the temple in the morning, when Wat Arun allegedly is at its most beautiful. It is, however, also an […]
1. Boat trip on the Chao Phraya Station: Saphan Taksin Pier: Central Pier A good way of getting a first impression of Bangkok is by taking a boat trip on the Chao Phraya River. The name means “the River of Kings”. Several of the major sights of Bangkok are situated along the river, and there […]
The settlement of present-day Thailand began about 2,000 years ago with waves of migration from China. For many centuries, the area was characterized by minor states and scattered systems of government. Some major states did exist during this period, however, especially the Khmer Empire, which was founded in the 9th century and covered the main […]
Thailand overview to travel begin: Many people begin their visit to the marvelous country of Thailand by flying to Suvarnabhumi – the international airport of Bangkok. Suvarnabhumi means the mythological ”Land of Gold”. There can be no better welcome as there are new perspectives to the exciting historical legends everywhere in Thailand… and gold and golden adornments in such great numbers that it will make you reach for your digital camera constantly.