Places

Places that are unusual, fun, scary, or not so well known.

hell temples

Hell Temples

Hell Temples “What the hell are Hell Temples ?” l hear you asking. Well it’s nothing to do with Satanism that’s for sure! There are a number of Hell Temples scattered around Thailand; most have some kind of outdoor sculpture garden with graphic displays of punishments bad folk can expect to suffer in Buddhist hell. …

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stoned chaiyaphum

Stoned Chaiyaphum

Stoned Chaiyaphum Stoned Chaiyaphum, no not that kind of stoned, more the rocky formation kind of stoned. Chaiyaphum province is little visited by foreigners but has some wonderful scenery and unusual natural attractions. It has two distinctive halves; a fertile rolling plateau, and forested mountains with several national parks. Hill of White Rocks Found in …

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Hidden Ubon

Hidden Ubon Ubon Rachatanee is one of those hidden away provinces with some lovely charms missed by most tourists. Tucked away in a corner of the Isaan region, Hidden Ubon is squeezed between Cambodia in the south and Laos in the east. Pha Taem National Park Pha Taem National Park covers about 340sq km of  …

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thai surprises

Surprising Thailand

Surprising Thailand Surprising Thailand is just that – surprising. Almost every corner you turn will bring something unexpected, stunning, unusual, or fun. We’ve put together a little collection of these from across different parts of the country for your enjoyment. Erotic Garden and Teahouse (“Adult Content!”) A beautiful and thoughtful garden in Chiang Mai displaying …

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Loei of the mountains

Loei of the Mountains

Loei of the Mountains Loei province is one of the less populated areas of Thailand, with a good part of it consisting of jungle covered mountains. It has more than it’s fair share of unspoiled national parks, with forests full of wildlife including elephants, wild boar, gibbons, deer, bears, and occasionally, tigers and Asian leopards …

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lovely lampang

Lovely Lampang

Lovely Lampang Lovely Lampang is a beautiful, rural, and often missed province in Thailand’s far north. It has a long and impressive history dating back to well before the 7th century CE, when it was an important city of the Hariphunchai empire, and later absorbed into the Lanna Kingdom. While some foreign tourists do head …

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