Floating Market & Wat Trimitir Samphanthawong Temple ~ Bangkok ~ Thailand

When in Bangkok one of the most raved about and culturally unique activity is hands down taking a cruise at the Floating Market.This has been on my bucket list for awhile now and it was thrilling to experience authentic local culture in an epic long tailed boat.The reason we chose Damnoen Saduak floating market was due to convenience despite that the traffic contributes to an almost 2 hour journey (110 km)from the main city of Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak which is located in the Ratchaburi Province. I do not mind a long drive as it allows me to get a glimpse of local culture and practices and what makes the city so unique. To avoid traffic both on land and in the canal I would suggest you leave early in the morning. Now was soon as we stepped off our van we were greeted by a strong smell of incense and jasmine. Immediately various groups providing packages shall pounce on you and you need to be extremely careful whilst dealing with them. As the prices mentioned are going

Most Popular Indian Street Food - Part 1

India is a huge (size:-3.287km2, population:-1.324 billion )country that is alive and buzzing with billions of people who come in swarms to relish the street foods that are literally located on each and every street corner. Street food is the most common and cheaper alternative to curbing ones hunger in India whilst having a delicious meal.If you are looking to please your taste bud without giving much thought to presentation or location then look no further. I have picked the street foods that are common to almost all states.These street vendors have stalls selling food for generations thus the food is authentic & exquisite. Given the diversity of food across 29 each state deserves its own food review. This blog is especially for those who are planning to travel to India for a short while and may be confused at the variety of dishes available hence am going to narrow it down for you. 1. Pani Puri Pani puri aka (Gol Gappas or Puchkaas) are probably the most popular snac

BANGKOK - Thailand ~DAY 1~ Stay + Sightseeing + Food

Thailand's capital Bangkok is known as a go to place for quick escapades, its ornate shrines and vibrant streets are nothing less than extraordinary. The city is buzzing and fast paced filled with bustling tourists and localities  selling exquisite Thai cuisine on the streets. If you want to truly experience Thai culture hop on a tuk-tuk and go around the city taking in the allure of Thai  streets and devouring scrumptious  food. In this blog I shall share my experience  on my first day there, the good and the bad with accommodation  and cruise details. The most fun I have had getting around the city.   Checked in at JW Marriot Bangkok My family and I were looking for a more casual/leisure trip this time around thus we decided to splurge and stay at a more high end and excellence guaranteed hotel. True to its standards the hotel services were excellent and each room provided fantastic view of the city scape which is so very important whilst choosing a hotel. We did n