[Photo of the Moment] Sunset over Wat Arun Temple, Bangkok, Thailand

Thursday, July 31, 2014

There's nothing quite like watching the sun set over the waters of the Chao Phraya River while waiting for the Wat Arun temple illuminate the Bangkok skyline. Here's a photo taken from my iPhone at the Sala Arun Hotel and Restaurant. Peaceful and surreal.

Through The Lens: Thailand's Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Three things you need to know about what most people think of the floating markets around Thailand, or talat naam as they are locally known: (1) it's not the Venice of Asia; (2) it's a tourist trap of epic proportions; and (3) it's insanely expensive.