Articles Tagged ‘ayutthaya’

Bangkok Photo Friday: Sunset on Chao Phraya River

Bangkok Photo Friday: Sunset on Chao Phraya River June 25, 2010 | Romantic, Things to Do | Read More
Sunsets over water are always nice and while Bangkok might not be on a beach (though not far from a few either) it does have its share of shimmering waters. A couple of favorite places to catch sunsets are the high-in-the-sky bar Sirocco (bring a credit card!) or the more down to earth… er, down...

Bangkok Escape: UNESCO-honored Ayutthaya

Bangkok Escape: UNESCO-honored Ayutthaya May 31, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Bangkok may be the capital of Thailand now, but such was not always the case for the Kingdom of Siam. Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn, was built in the present-day Thonburi area where King Taksin made his palace near the Chao Phraya River after leaving the former capital to the invading Burmese. Photo...