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Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple) Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

Wat Rong Khun (The White Temple)

There are so many temples across Thailand that it’s easy to get what many travelers call “temple fatigue.” After a while, they just don’t seem interesting any more. Well, that’s definitely not the case when you visit Wat Rong Khun (วัดร่องขุ่น). More commonly referred to in English as the White Temple, it’s the brainchild of famous Thai artist Chalermchai…

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White Temple Video Tour Posted by on Aug 22, 2017

White Temple Video Tour

When traveling in Northern Thailand, you won’t want to miss the amazing White Temple. It’s a stunning work of art and is unlike any temple you’ve ever seen. Take a closer look at the White Temple and learn all about it in this short video:

The White Temple Posted by on Aug 15, 2017

The White Temple

While you may be “templed out” from your travels in Thailand or other SE Asian countries, make sure you don’t skip out on Wat Rong Khun (วัดร่องขุ่น). It’s commonly referred to as the White Temple, and it’s unlike any temple you’ve ever seen. Here’s a brief introduction to this dreamlike complex, starting with the artist and his purpose…

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One Month in Thailand – Capitals Posted by on May 24, 2017

One Month in Thailand - Capitals

After your adventures in the north, it’s time to explore Thailand’s ancient and modern capitals. Visit either Sukhothai or Ayutthaya on your way to Bangkok for the next leg of the one month in Thailand trip. Explore the ruins of ancient kingdoms and then visit the bustling capital in Part Two of our new video…

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The Ancient Capital of Ayutthaya Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

While most come to Thailand to enjoy a tropical vacation on the countless islands or experience the big city of Bangkok, the country is also home to a wealth of historical and cultural sights. Those interested in traveling back in time to ancient Thai kingdoms can do so by visiting some of the many ruins. We’ve…

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Loi Krathong and Yi Peng – Two Thai Festivals Posted by on Nov 14, 2016

While the news out of Thailand hasn’t exactly been great this year – problems with the government and the recent passing of the beloved King Bhumibol – there is a bright spot in the country today. As a matter of fact, there are thousands of them. That’s because it’s Loi Krathong (ลอยกระทง loi grà-tong), or…

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A Cultural Trip Through Thailand (Part Two – Ancient Kingdoms) Posted by on Sep 29, 2016

After spending a few days diving into modern Thai culture in Bangkok, it’s time to head back in time. Visit the ancient kingdoms of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai as we continue on a cultural trip through Thailand. Part Two of the video series shows some of the highlights of these two former capitals, which you should take…

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