Every year in April, all of Thailand becomes a battlezone as virtually every resident grabs a water gun, bucket, or handful of talcum powder (or a combination of the three). The Songkran festival is their way of celebrating their New Year. Here are photos from this years celebrations! This one’s on my bucket list for […]
In the Second World War, the occupying Japanese forced Allied POWs to build a railway through Thailand. Conditions were horrific, and one area in particular was dubbed with the name of the underworld itself. Anna Power had a chance to explore the nightmare of Hellfire Pass.
One of Bangkok’s most visited attractions is Wat Pho temple, and for a good number of reasons. Home to a massive golden statue of Buddha reclining, it’s definitely something you need to see when you’re in the city.
In Northern Thailand live tribes who have gained international notoriety for their unique perspective of beauty: stretching their necks as long as possible. Anna Power went to visit one of these tribes–this is what she found.
Finding a nice white patch of beach in Thailand should be easy, but hasn’t been. In the last installation I found myself trapped in Pattaya, freshly scarred by the horror of a ping pong show. And now the conclusion.
Asian children are often gifted musicians. When I was younger, I won second place at the Kiwanis Music Festival for my age group in piano. An Asian kid won first place. The next year I won first–tied with an Asian kid. Third year, third place. Below two Asian kids. You get the idea.
Pattaya. City of Eastern European tourists and hoards of burned-out freelance Thai prostitutes. It’s January, and I’m just trying to find a nice stretch of beach with pure white sand and very few people. I’ll find it, eventually, but not here.
Phuket, Ko Samui, and Koh Chang are popular islands to get away to when your in Thailand. But on a whim I decided to take a road slightly less travelled, and I was glad that I did. But getting there wasn’t easy.