Wat Rong Khun: Chiang Rai’s White Temple

dscn4646After the hostel we’d booked in Chiang Rai closed without warning and a disastrous attempt to book a Green Bus months in advance, it seemed that our visit to the White Temple wasn’t going to happen. However, after we exhausted all of Chiang Mai’s sights with a day left to spare, we plucked up the courage to rent a car and simply drove there instead. Continue reading

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Pre-Booking Green Bus Tickets for Thailand

titleIf, like me, you want to have every leg of your journey planned before you leave home then a visit to Thailand might require using the Green Bus website. Ordering in this way will also eliminate any disappointment that might be caused by fully booked buses if you rock up to get your tickets on the day of departure. The company runs many bus routes, most notably from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, which was the journey I had to book via the site. As the English options are sporadic and the majority of the site is in Thai, I thought I would share how I sorted out my tickets using Google Chrome’s translate features. Continue reading