Thai Temple Under Construction – With Donald Duck, Pandas And More

By : Manfred T | 22 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand, Weird | Tags:

We recently got shown around a Thai temple that’s currently under construction and were amused to see some of the images that were there. Thai people certainly have a sense of humor and don’t seem to take life as seriously as many in the West do. So what was so amusing about this temple? Churches …

The David Beckham Temple, Bangkok

By : Manfred T | 20 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand, Weird | Tags:

It might sound very surprising to some, but there is indeed a David Beckham Temple in Bangkok. The temple is officially called Wat Pariwat (Pariwat Temple), and it has an image of David Beckham decorating the base of a Buddha shrine, hence the nickname David Beckham Temple. The head monk at the temple is a …

May Veggie Home – Great Vegetarian Food At Asoke, Bangkok

By : Manfred T | 19 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand, Vegetarian Food | Tags:

Today we decided to check out May Veggie Home, which is an excellent vegetarian and vegan restaurant just a few minutes’ walk from Asoke BTS station. We’ve eaten at the old location of Sukhumvit 55 many times, but this is our first visit since they moved to their new location. We’ll definitely be back again …

Banana Family Park Vegetarian, Ari, Bangkok

By : Manfred T | 18 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand, Vegetarian Food | Tags: ,

Banana Family Park is a vegetarian food court located in Bangkok’s Ari district. This is a very large space just a couple of minutes walk from Ari BTS and is somewhere we visit fairly often. The food here is amazing, and there are separate shops selling Japanese, Vietnamese. Italian and Thai food. As you can …

Bangkok Shopping Along BTS Skytrain Route – Map

By : Manfred T | 17 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand, Transport | Tags: , , ,

This map gives you a great overview of where all the shopping malls and markets are located along Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain system. You can see at a glance where to go for the best shopping and plan your days out more easily. I wish I had a map like this when I first moved here. …

Lumphini Park, Bangkok – Giant Lizards, Aerobics, Boating And More

By : Manfred T | 17 Nov 2014 | Posted in: Bangkok, Thailand | Tags: , ,

Lumphini Park (also spelled Lumpini Park) is our favorite park in Bangkok and also the favorite among most Bangkokians. The park covers and area of 142 acres and has something for everyone. When the park was first created by King Rama VI in the 1920s it was located in the city outskirts, but today it …

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