Category Archive: Asia

Bayon – the temple of 216 faces at Angkor, Cambodia

The Bayon temple in Cambodia was the first Angkor temple that we visited in our Siem Reap trip. It became fast one of my favorite Angkor Temples (along with Ta Prohm and Banteay… Continue reading

6 less famous temples at Angkor in Cambodia

They may not be as famous as Ta Prohm, Bayon or Banteay Srei, but they are as beautiful and inspiring. I am going to present to you the following six temples: Baphuon, Phimeanakas,… Continue reading

Sunrise at Angkor Wat, Cambodia

We woke up at 4:30 AM, arrived at Angkor Wat around 5:30 AM and many people were already there waiting for Mother Nature’s sunrise at one of the most famous and beautiful temples… Continue reading

Life on a floating village (Kompong Phluk in Cambodia)

The Floating Village Kompong Phluk is a floating village on Tonle Sap (the  biggest freshwater lake in Cambodia) not far from Siem Reap (about one hour by car – we had a private… Continue reading

Cooking school in Chiang Mai, Thailand

There are many cooking schools all over Thailand. We had some extra spare time in Chiang Mai so we went to Thai Farm Cooking School. I chose this cooking school because all the… Continue reading

Bangkok, day 3 – markets and malls

There are many markets and shopping centers in Bangkok, each stand selling different products than the others, with big diversity and many choices. Pratunam Market in Bangkok Apparently it’s the cheapest market in… Continue reading

Touching the stars in Bangkok, Thailand – Sirocco Sky Bar

The Sirocco Sky Bar in Bangkok is the highest rooftop bar in the city, located at the 63rd floor of Lebua State Tower – the second tallest building in Thailand. What makes Sirocco… Continue reading

Bangkok, day 2 – temples

On the second day in Bangkok, the plan was to see Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Grand Palace. (Wat=Temple) Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn/Templul Rasaritului) I thought I will see yet another… Continue reading

Bangkok, day 1 – the city

Night in Bangkok, view from the 16th floor Noaptea in Bangkok, vedere din camera de hotel A 5 star hotel with an infinity pool in Bangkok is a nice way of ending a… Continue reading

Koh Wai Island, Thailand

I’ve always dreamt of being in a place that looks like a wallpaper for the monitor, with palm trees leaning over the sea, blue sky, turquoise waters. I think Koh Wai Island in… Continue reading

The White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

The White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) is a surreal looking temple located 13 km South of Chiang Rai, a city in the North of Tailand. The construction of the White Temple started in… Continue reading

Angels of Cambodia

Internet. Tablet. Smart phone. Facebook. Lots of clothes and fancy shoes. They want it and they have it. The kids in the world which I live in. But the world is not limited… Continue reading