The historical city of Chiang Mai is Thailand’s second largest city and still preserves some of the atmosphere of an ancient village alongside its modern urban charm. Be sure to plan extra time here! Lots of people, myself included, plan to stay for just a few days and end up wanting to stay for more! I loved the city, full of culture, friendly locals, incredible food markets, dozens of beautiful temples, a relaxed vibe and beautiful landscapes.
When your in Bangkok then you must experience and feast your eyes upon at least one of the red light districts before departing the Land of Smiles. Soi Cowboy, Nana Plaza, or Patpong, these streets are some of the most vibrant, seedy, yet interesting stretches of roads and areas in all of Thailand.
Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha) is one of the largest and oldest wats in the city of Bangkok and famed for its giant reclining Buddha that measures 46 metres long and is covered in gold leaf. The temple complex houses the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand. It’ a must see if you’re in the Phra Nakhon District of Bangkok.
Bangkok is known for its chaotic, crowded streets, cheap prices, wild nightlife and never ending traffic. At first I wasn’t sure and to be honest i’m still not. With its pollution, noise and crowds. The city is like marmite people either love or hate it. It seems after talking to others that If you were to spend more time here it would start to reveal its secrets and grow on you. Certainly If you like to eat then this place is full-on food, especially for adventurous foodies, there’s probably no better dining destination in the world.