DINNER IN ICHIBANCHO, SENDAI

Thetraveljunkie.org – During our last visit to Sendai we went to a local restaurant in Ichibancho area. We came across a totally refurbished space, filled with lots of light and very welcoming. The menu is full of delicious things. If… Continue Reading

EXPLORE MATSUSHIMA BAY

Thetraveljunkie.org – Matsushima has been long celebrated as a place of romance, spirituality and elegance. Come for the landscape of 260 pine-covered islands. Uncover the stories behind the mysterious caves, three red bridges, and centuries-old temples. Take a leisurely walk… Continue Reading

VISITING GODAIDO TEMPLE, MATSUSHIMA

Thetraveljunkie.org – After walking around Matsushima Retro Gallery, we went all the way up to Godaido Temple. This is a must-see symbol of Matsushima. It was founded in 807 and reconstructed by Date Masamune in 1604. It is named for… Continue Reading

Visiting Jipathapun Ban Khu Bua Museum, Ratchaburi – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – I went to Jipathapun Ban Khu Bua Museum, Ratchaburi, a local museum of the community created by many organizations within the district. We had so much fun! Everyone was so happy! Originally, the place was established in order… Continue Reading

Wat Khanon Temple As Seen On The Travel Junkie Instagram

Thetraveljunkie.org – I just love this photo. Wat Khanon is located off the city island in the western part of Ayutthaya. It was built beside a bend in the Chao Phraya, which is used to deliver irrigation water inland via… Continue Reading

The History of Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama at Wat Khanon, Ratchaburi – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama at Wat Khanon was first established during the reign of King Chulalongkorn, King Rama 5. The origanator of the carved leather puppet figures was a highly respected senior priest by the name of… Continue Reading

Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama at Wat Khanon Temple, Ratchaburi – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – I had the pleasure of attending the Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama at Wat Khanon Temple, Ratchaburi. For my international readers, the art of Nang Yai Shadow Puppet Drama is one of Thailand’s finest and most admired treasures,… Continue Reading

Visiting Nang Yai Museum Wat Khanon, Ratchaburi – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – I’m a huge history and heritage buff. While I was in Ratchaburi, I visited Nang Yai Museum Wat Khanon. The museum is situated at Wat Khanon temple, in Tambon Soi Fa, on the Mae Klong riverside, approximately 10kms,… Continue Reading

Visiting Ban Phaya So, Samut Songkhram – Thailand

Thetraveljunkie.org – When I was in Amphoe Amphawa, Samut Songkhram. Very beautiful, not built-up and cool fresh air! I visited the home of a local farmer-cum-artist or Ban Phaya So and I saw how the coconut plant influences his life.… Continue Reading

Visiting Sanam Chandra Palace, Thailand

Traveljunkieindonesia.com – Built in 1907 in the small town of Nakhon Pathom, Sanam Chandra Palace is set in a beautiful park full of giant trees and perfectly manicured lawns winding around ponds and lakes. In the middle of this garden… Continue Reading