The temples of Bangkok are so impressive, so grand, so spiritual and, overall, so amazing that it is hard not to stand in awe trying to take on all the colors, intricate design and symbolism before your eyes.
Bangkok is a city with many faces. It is hard to define and hard to explain. The contradictions are everywhere... Red light districts in plain sight next to luxury shopping malls. Backpackers' mecca of cheap street stalls is contested by outstanding world-class restaurants and hotels. Run down old buildings, crossing wires and dark allis are quickly forgotten before the sight of richly decorated palaces and temples... It is a city that has to be experienced and cannot be defined.
Asia is such an incredible destination with countless treasures to discover. Here are some of the best places to visit where natural beauty, cultural diversity and outstanding architecture will make the experience absolutely unforgettable.
These streets are so iconic and so unique that they absolutely have to be experienced. Historic routes, spiritual walks, backpackers meccas, luxurious shopping, lights, life and adventure... these are the best streets to stroll in the world. How many have you walked already?
A true celebrity among all Thailand islands is, no doubt, Phi Phi! Crystal clear emerald water surrounds the sandy beaches contrasting with the towering dark coastal cliffs and bright green vegetation. A real paradise on earth, Phi Phi is the place to escape, relax and disconnect as you stare at the surrounding beauty. The laid back atmosphere takes you away and immerses you in the moment. No hustle and bustle, pure tranquility overpowers Phi Phi of which only Ko Phi Phi Don is inhabited while all the rest are gorgeous virgin nature.
Nested in the mountains of northern Thailand, the ancient city of Chiang Mai is to this day a sacred destination. The multitude of Lana temples, built in the exquisite architecture of soaring rooftops, mosaics and paintings create an enchanting atmosphere. Spirituality, meditation and enlightenment are in continuous pursuit by monks and visitors who dive into the ambiance of the mountain and the city temples. Outside of the Old Town, there is a modern metropolis where busy markets, street vendors and talented craftsmen stand out as the charm of Chiang Mai.