In Pictures: The Grandeur of the Grand Palace, Bangkok

The Grand Palace is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist attractions in Bangkok. A trip to Bangkok would be incomplete without visiting the Grand Palace, in fact, it’s a must-see for any first-timer to the city. Situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, the Grand Palace is an architectural symbol of Thailand. The palace was constructed in 1782 during the reign of King Rama I, the founder of Chakri Dynasty, and it served as the royal residence of the Kings of Siam until 1925. The Grand Palace is now used for official events such as royal ceremonies

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Bangkok Buzz

I had been to Bangkok a few times but they were business trips which never really gave me time to explore the city. I didn’t see much back then except for the hotel and office. And so this recent long weekend, I made the effort to spend a couple of days in this amazing city and to see what it has to offer. The flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok was only 2 hours. Upon arrival at Suvarnabhumi International Airport, I travelled on the Airport Rail Link (the Express Line) which connected me with downtown Bangkok, Phaya Thai Station. It

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A Laidback (But Cloudy) Weekend in Krabi

Krabi is situated along the Andaman coast in Southern Thailand. It’s different from Phuket – Phuket is crowded and has lots of entertainment. Krabi, on the other hand, is quieter and more laidback. I didn’t make any plans on what to do or what to see in Krabi – all I wanted was a quiet weekend by the pool and the beach, perhaps go for a massage – just to relax and to rejuvenate. Here’s Ao Nang Beach, the prime beach resort of Krabi – these photos were taken on the first day in the afternoon. Because it was August,

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