Harry Cross motorcycle crash Thailand

Harry Cross loses his leg in near fatal motorcycle crash in Thailand

Our friend Harry Cross has been traveling Southeast Asia for the last 5 months. In that time he has been living life, capturing the energy of every moment. Looking forward to the next adventure. Today on his way to extend his travel visa, Harry Cross was riding a Yamaha motorcycle near Kanchanaburi in Thailand, obeying…

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Why you need the best travel insurance when visiting Asia

Why you need the best travel insurance when visiting Asia

So you have saved for your first trip to Thailand. Maybe it’s a short break for 2 weeks, or you don’t have a return ticket and you want to see how things go. What I want to talk about is why you need the best travel insurance when visiting Asia. Hospitals in Thailand are rough,…

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ducati Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi

Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi

Wat Ban Tham Dragon Mouth Temple Kanchanaburi is somewhere I have personally been wanting to visit for some time, and after one un-successful attempt to find it, I was fortunate to stumble across seeing it yesterday. On a trip to Kanchanaburi, after visiting the Muang Sing Historical Park, I found myself riding around the back…

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Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park Kanchanaburi

Prasat Muang Sing Historical Park Kanchanaburi

Muang Sing Historical Park in located in Sai Yok District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand. From the centre of Kanchanaburi it is approximately 25 minutes drive away. It protects the remains of two Khmer temples dating to the 13th and 14th centuries. It was declared a historical park in the late 1980’s. Prasat Mueang  Singh was later…

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Queen Sirikit Forest Garden located in Kaeng Som Maew Queen Sirikit national park

Queen Sirikit Forest Garden

Queen Sirikit Forest Garden located in Kaeng Som Maew Queen Sirikit national park is renowned for it’s collection of flora and fauna. Located approximately 85km from Ratchaburi city, inside you will find many trekking routes to explore the natural beauties of the forest park and flower gardens, as well as the ceramics store run by…

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Khao Krajom Mountain Suan Pheung district Kawasaki Versys

So you want to buy a Big Bike in Thailand?

So you want to buy a Big Bike in Thailand? Having now gone through the process twice while I have been in Thailand I am going to reflect on some points that are extremely import to take into consideration when you are buying your big bike. Taking you back, I bought my first bike, a…

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Thailand placed 2nd in world for road deaths; Why?

Thailand road deaths place it 2nd in world; Why?

After a recent story in the Bangkok Post relating to Thailand road deaths placing it the second highest in the world behind Libya, I wanted to expand upon the well written story with some personal insights from a farang in Thailand. I have lived in the Kingdom now for near on a year, and in that…

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Maeklong Train Market

Maeklong Train Market exposes unique culture

The Maeklong Railway runs between Wongwian Yai, Bangkok, and Samut Songkhram in central Thailand. Visiting Thailand for the first time, it almost seems quintessential to visit certain things, one of them is the culture of the train markets and none are a better display of this authentic experience than the Maeklong Train Market, south east of the heart of…

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Khao Ngu Stone Park

Top 5 Places to visit in Ratchaburi Province

Number 1: Khao Bin Cave is located 20km from the Ratchaburi city, approximately 85km from Bangkok along the road to Chom Bueng. This cave Temple Cave is the largest in the region, with walking paths entering the caverns 300 mtrs into the dimly lit darkness. The price for entry is a mere 20thb and it’s worth every penny….

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Wat Tham Khao Noi

The Golden Buddha of Wat Tham Khao Noi Kanchanaburi

Wat Tham Khao Noi is located in Kanchanburi next to Wat Tham Sua. This temple is worth witnessing first hand due to it’s unique 100 year old Chinese style architecture, known as Mahayana style. The temple was constructed in 1881, with the first monk to reside in the temple being of Chinese descent named Luang…

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