Endless Journey

We take a walk on 4 beautiful white sand beaches on the north eastern part of Koh Samet. I show you around the most popular beaches on the island and you can see that it’s a true paradise. Koh Samet is the closest major island to Bangkok so it usually is packed with beach goers and tourists from the capital city. With limited tourists now you can see nature without the huge crowds. Enjoy the video!

Despite being the closest major island to Bangkok, Ko Samet remains surprisingly underdeveloped, with a thick jungle interior crouching beside the low-rise hotels. Most of the southern coves have only one or two resorts. The island also has many beaches to go along with the breathtaking sea views. The amazing white sand beaches and mountainous terrain needs to be on any wish list for beach lovers.

We start the day with a wonderful sunrise. After we explore all of the major beaches on the island by motorcycle. We end the day watching the sunset over the ocean. Koh Samet is truly an island paradise. Enjoy the video!

If you want to read a little more about the prince and mermaid story that Koh Samet is famous for check out this website.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phra_Aphai_Mani

Named after the ‘Samet’ trees (Thai for cajeput trees), which grow on the island in abundance, Koh Samet offers an endless expanse of turquoise blue sea and crescent bays with fine white sand.

Koh Samet is only a three-hour drive from Bangkok and about 45 minutes by ferry from Ban Phe Pier on the mainland, the island is usually packed with visitors on weekends and long holidays but with the limited amount of tourists visiting Thailand now we take a trip there to see the island.

We take a van to the pier and I show you the ferry ride to the island, where we stay and AO Tubtim (Tubtim beach). Enjoy the video!

We take a look at Nana Plaza and Sukumvit Soi 4 also know as Soi Nana in downtown Bangkok. Bangkok relaxed the restrictions to places that sell food allowing them to sell alcohol on the 1st of November as well as allowing travel into Thailand with only 1 night of quarantine if you are double vaccinated. The latest relaxing of restrictions is allowing alcohol to be sold until 11pm in the blue zone of Bangkok. So let’s see how busy and what is open on Soi Nana.

After Soi Nana we walk over to Soi 7 to the pubs and the beer garden to see what the night life looks like.

The last stop on Sukumvit is a quick walk down Soi Cowboy. This is an update since the last video I made in November so I hope you enjoy!

Explore cool cars & pretty ladies at the 38th Thailand International Motor Expo 2021 which is held at Muang Thong Thani. The exhibition lasts from the 1st to the 12th of December 2021.

I show you around the various exhibits where we see everything from new cars to old classics. There are some motorcycles tossed in for the bike lovers. Enjoy the video!

The Golden Mount, or Wat Saket Ratcha Wora Maha Wihan (วัดสระเกศราชวรมหาวิหาร) which is its full name usually shorten to Wat Saket, is a Buddhist Royal Thai temple in the center of old Bangkok. It is located close to the Democracy Monument, Chinatown, the Giant Swing, and Kao San Road.

Golden Mount Bangkok dates back to the Ayutthaya era when King Rama I (ruled 1782 – 1809) founded this ground as a burial site. This area was at the time just outside the city walls of the newly established city of Bangkok. Several thousands of bodies are buried here, most of them from when the plague ravished through Bangkok during King Rama II´s rule (1809 – 1824).

King Rama III (ruled 1824 – 1851) then decided to build a stupa/ chedi here to be used for meditation and praying. But his building project turned out to be a bit of a failure as the big stupa collapsed due to the soft riverbank soil of Bangkok that could not support the weight of the giant stupa.

The whole project was abandoned and left to nature which took over and made the collapsed stupa into a hill overgrown with trees and weeds. The new artificial hill got the name Phu Khao Thong (ภูเขาทอง), meaning Golden Mountain.

Years later, King Rama IV (ruled 1851 – 1868) started a new building project of a small stupa/ chedi on top of the hill. His son, King Rama V (ruled 1868 – 1910), completed the structure and also added a relic of the Buddha inside the stupa that he got from Sri Lanka. The rumors have it that it contains some of Buddha´s teeth.

The temple structure that we can see today, with the concrete walls and stairs, was added in the 1940s to prevent the hill from eroding and collapsing.

The temple has since been renovated and is now beautifully painted in white and yellow. The stupa itself is of shining gold paining and marble. It indeed is a well kept secret jewel of Bangkok! It is stunningly lit and glows of gold in the evening.

After a tour of the temple we explore an artisans community just outside the..

Bang Saen Beach in Chonburi Province is just over 100 km east of Bangkok. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s because it’s not a beach that would make it on a “top ten beaches of Thailand” list, let alone top 100. The attraction is the location and beach activities.

In Thailand though it’s a popular beach destination, especially for Bangkokians who want a quick beach break. It’s a place to hang out with friends and eat seafood, with a water view and sea breeze to go with it. It’s a great place for Thais to spend a day or weekend away from the city.

I show you around the beach and what to expect if you go there on a holiday. Enjoy the video!

Khlong Ong Ang Walking Street in Bangkok’s bustling Chinatown district reopened this month to the delight of locals and visitors alike, who are once again enjoying balmy evenings at what is the newest of the city’s walking streets.

Not far from Khao San Road and the Chao Phraya River, Khlong Ong Ang Walking Street is easily reached on a two-three-minute walk from the Sam Yot MRT station. The Station is one of four stations added to the MRT subway network in 2019 and which makes exploring the Old City and Chinatown neighborhood very easy.

The Walking Street takes place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 16.00 – 22.00 Hrs. and stretches 1.5 km along both sides of a beautified section of Khlong Ong Ang between the Damrong Sathit Bridge and Saphan Han Bridge.

I take you on a brief tour of what the area looks like now. Enjoy the video!

Patpong is a two street area connecting Silom and Surawong Road.

It’s where the first gogo bar in Bangkok was established in the 70s. Then it went to become the biggest nightlife district in the city in the 90s and early 00s.

I show you what Patpong looks like now after seemingly endless lockdowns and forced closures. The government announced that they “may” be allowed to resume operations January 15th of 2022, we will see if that happens.

Anyways enjoy the video and if you want to see more just let me know in the comments.

Wat Paknam was established in 1610, during the Ayutthaya period, and received support from Thai kings until the late nineteenth century. Wat Paknam mean lock in the canal due to its location. It’s been know but other names over it’s 400 year history but this is the most common name it’s referred to now. It’s located on the opposite side of the Chaopraya river from Bangkok in Tonburi. The most recent addition to the temple is a 16 million US dollar Buddha statue that stands 69 meters high or about 20 stories. It’s the tallest Buddha statue in Bangkok and worth a visit. I show you around the temple and the temple grounds so I hope you enjoy!

Loy Krathong Festival (ลอยกระทง), known as Thailand’s Festival of Lights, is an annual traditional Siamese festival celebrated by Thais to pay respect to the Goddess of Water and the Buddha. It is not a public holiday but is celebrated nationwide when people gather around lakes, rivers, and canals to release krathongs (lotus-shaped rafts decorated with banana leaves, flowers, and candles). I show you the festival from Wat Phra Si Mahathat (more of a traditional way to celebrate in front of the temple) and from Kasert Univeristy where it’s more of a modern way with loads of street food and a massive crowd. Enjoy the video!

Huamum is a great night market located just off Kasert-Nawamin Road in Bangkok. The market is full of Thai food, clothes, electronics and much more. It’s a great place to spend an evening with your friends or family. If you want to experience a night market “Thai style” then you will not want to miss this place. I show you what it looks like now so I hope you enjoy the video.

I show you around one of the most beautiful parks in Bangkok. Queen Surikit park is the 3rd video from the parks in the Chatuchak area of the city. It’s a green oasis in a sea of asphalt and concrete. It’s named after the former queen of Thailand and was dedicated on her 60th birthday, August 12th 1992. It is a great change of pace from the busy life of Bangkok to the tranquility of nature. Enjoy!

I take a walk down Soi Buakhao (Pattaya Klang 13) to see what the area looks like with the current restrictions. I show you how it looks now and walk through Soi LK Metro as the final part of the video. The area is mostly closed up with only one big area open for any dinning with your friends. Enjoy the video!

We go on a journey on foot down the 2.8 km raid from the Dusit Thani Hotel to the entrance to Walking Street. I show you how things look on a Friday evening with the current state of bars, restaurants and tourists on the beach. We explore the area November 2021. Enjoy the video!

The Gulf of Thailand is home to some of the world’s most beautiful islands, and Koh Larn is one of them. Located not far from Pattaya, the Coral Island boasts its wonderful landscape created by clear blue water and white sand combined with lush mountains. Koh Larn beaches are the best getaway from Pattaya. We take a journey from the port of Pattaya by boat to the island and then explore the island on foot before finishing the journey on Tawaen Beach. The water and sand are well worth the trip. Enjoy the video!

We take a walk down the world famous walking street in Pattaya Thailand. Walking Street is a red-light district in the city of Pattaya, Thailand. The street is a tourist attraction that draws foreigners and Thai nationals, primarily for its night life. The Walking Street area includes seafood restaurants, live music venues, beer bars, discothèques, sports bars, go-go bars, nightclubs and hotels. Walking Street runs from the south end of Beach Road to the Bali Hai Pier. The street is notable for its large neon signage. With the current restrictions imposed on many businesses let’s see how things look now. On a normal Friday evening this area would be teaming with people, bright lights and loud music creating a unique environment. After almost 2 years of closures things look a bit different. Enjoy the video!

We take a trip to see Port fc play Ratchaburi. I show you what the sport was before the current situation and now with the restrictions restrictions on fans to watch a game. I show current and prior footage so you can see what has happened to a wonderful activity in Bangkok. Port FC is know for the most energetic fans and PAT stadium in Klong Toei is known as hell for visiting teams. So let’s take a look at a game from November 2021. Enjoy

We take a trip to see Port fc play Ratchaburi. I show you what the sport was before the coof and now with the draconian restrictions on fans to watch a game. I show current and prior footage so you can see what has happened to a wonderful activity in Bangkok. Port fc is know for the most energetic fans and PAT stadium in Klong Toei is known as hell for visiting teams. So let’s take a look at a game from November 2021. Enjoy

We go on a bus trip with the Port Football Club to see an away game in Nakhon Ratchasima, the gateway to the north east of Thailand. We have a few stops along the way before reaching the 80th anniversary stadium. The trip was nice since it’s a part of Thailand that I never go to. Enjoy the video!

We go on a bus trip with the Port Football Club to see an away game in Nakhon Ratchasima, the gateway to the north east of Thailand. We have a few stops along the way before reaching the 80th anniversary stadium. The trip was nice since it’s a part of Thailand that I never go to. Enjoy the video!

On August 17th 2016 a 3 kilogram device was placed in the crowd of peaceful worshipers. In this video I show you what it looks like now, what has changed and my thoughts after this time. Special thanks to aljazeera for the clip used in this video. I hope you enjoy my retaking of the tragic event that should never have happened. Enjoy the video and thanks for watching my channel.

On August 17th 2016 a 3 kilogram bomb was placed in the crowd of peaceful worshipers. The explosion killed 20 people and left 120 others injured. In this video I show you what it looks like now, what has changed and my thoughts after this time. Special thanks to aljazeera for the clip used in this video. I hope you enjoy my retaking of the tragic bombing that should never have happened. Enjoy the video and thanks for watching my channel.

On August 17th 2016 a 3 kilogram bomb was placed in the crowd of peaceful worshipers. The explosion killed 20 people and left 120 others injured. In this video I show you what it looks like now, what has changed and my thoughts after this time. Special thanks to aljazeera for the clip used in this video. I hope you enjoy my retaking of the tragic bombing that should never have happened. Enjoy the video and thanks for watching my channel.

We take a look at Nana Plaza and Sukumvit Soi 4 also know as Soi Nana in downtown Bangkok. Bangkok relaxed the restrictions to places that sell food allowing them to sell alcohol on the 1st of November as well as allowing travel into Thailand with only 1 night of quarantine if you are double vaccinated. So let’s see how busy and what is open on Soi Nana. Enjoy!

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Travel and travel tip videos. I try to show the local culture in unique ways. I visit cultural sites and interact with the local people. The channel will always cover family friendly topics and can be viewed by all ages. I have traveled to over 40 countries and it is my passion to see and experience the world. If you want to see something or learn more about the countries I visit feel free to leave me a comment and I will do my best to research the topic and make content for my subscribers.