Category Archive: Asia

Chiang Mai, Thailand

TEMPLES Chiang Mai is the most touristic city in the North of Thailand. It’s a cool city, I felt safe and didn’t get bored at all. We spent 4 nights here: we ate… Continue reading

Kanchanaburi’s role in WWII, Thailand

The Bridge on the River Kwai After entering the Second World War in December 1941, the Japanese forces quickly overran most South-East Asia. In 1942, in order to have a short and secure… Continue reading

Chiang Rai, Thailand

The reason I wanted to visit Chiang Rai, a city in the North of Thailand, was to see the White Temple which is located just outside the city. But we also explored the… Continue reading

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya is located at one and half hours from Bangkok. For 400 years Ayutthaya was one of the biggest and most important cities in the world, with a blooming commerce and over a… Continue reading

Koh Chang Island, Thailand

Koh Chang, Thailand “Koh”= Island and “Chang”=Elephant in Thai language. Koh Chang is translated “Elephant island” named like this because of its shape. If you are looking for a quiet and Not crowded… Continue reading

Photos around Cambodia

These photos (mostly taken from from the car) didn’t fit in any of the other albums of Cambodia. Urmatoarele poze (majoritatea facute din masina) nu si-au gasit locul in celelalte albume din Cambodgia,… Continue reading

Angkor Wat by day (Cambodia)

Angkor Wat appears on Cambodia’s national flag and is the most popular and the most visited temple in Cambodia. I’ve showed you the sunrise at Angkor Wat, but let’s enjoy it’s splendor during… Continue reading

Phnom Pehn, the capital of Cambodia

Phnom Pehn is the capital of Cambodia, a quite filthy and creepy city in my opinion, in which I did not feel safe, mainly because all of the bad stories I’ve heard about… Continue reading

As if life had no meaning: Cambodia’s story (Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and The Killing Fields)

I am not the biggest fan of Phnom Pehn, but there are two things that made Cambodia’s capital worth the trip: the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek.… Continue reading

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap is the most famous and most touristic city in Cambodia, because it’s located at just few kilometers from Angkor Temples. Tourist sleep overnight in Siem Reap and go on day trips… Continue reading

8 beautiful Angkor temples, in Cambodia

Banteay Srei (“Citadel of the Women”) With fine, detailed, tridimensional carvings on the walls, that looks like concrete lace, Banteay Srei is one of my favourite Angkor temples. Legend says that it’s been… Continue reading

Ta Prohm – the jungle temple in Cambodia

Ta Prohm is by far my favorite temple of Angkor, in Cambodia- invaded by jungle, it has a mystical atmosphere and the big, strong roots embrace the walls giving the impression that the… Continue reading