Category: Bangkok

The Garden of the Gods at Muang Boran

The Garden of the Gods at Muang Boran

There are five different “regions” at Muang Boran, or the Ancient City, in Bangkok and in the Central region, you’ll find the Garden of the Gods. There are some interesting statues in the garden all representing Hindu gods who have been a part of Thai culture for generations. I love learning about different cultures and …

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Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

Bangkok’s Ancient City (Muang Boran)

One of the best places to visit in Bangkok is the Ancient City or Muang Boran Museum. Muang Boran is the brainchild of architect Lek Viriyaphant (1914-2000) who wanted to create a space where people can learn about Thailand’s past as well as keeping the culture of Thailand alive. Lek started his project in 1963 …

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4 Heritage Homes in Bangkok You Should Visit

4 Heritage Homes in Bangkok You Should Visit

Most people come to Bangkok for its food, its temples, its vibrant nightlife, and its general laid back attitude to life. And why not? It’s a fabulous place for first-time visitors to be introduced to Thailand. But, before long, the chaos, the traffic, and the constant battering of your senses starts to get to you …

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Imaginarium – By Oleg Shuplyak

Imaginarium – By Oleg Shuplyak

Salvador Dali is one of my favourite painters, not only for his surrealism and imagination, but it’s so much fun to look at his paintings. Talk about tricking your mind – he definitely succeeds in doing that. Swans Reflecting Elephants is a classic optical illusion. You’re looking at 3 swans on a lake, but their …

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Places to Visit in Bangkok – With a Twist

Places to Visit in Bangkok – With a Twist

There are plenty of places to visit in Bangkok and exploring on foot is a great way to experience them. Of course, you could take a taxi, bus or skytrain, but you’d miss all that the lively streets of the city have to offer. Plus, you’ll find some interesting things along the way. I’ve lived …

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