Archives for 2010

10 Ubon Ratchathani Must Visit Places

Whenever you travel somewhere for the first time or when you move to a new place someone will always tell you, “You have to go here.”, or “You must go there.” Whether its the taxi driver, a concierge, or a waitress in a restaurant. You will read about such places in travel guide books and […]

10 Reasons Why We Love Ubon Ratchathani

You have maybe never heard of Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. It is possible you have read articles about Mekong River or a famous festival that are both here but they were the stars, not this city or province. Ubon is a star in its own right. It has a long and colored history and its own […]

Ubon Ratchathani Thailand – 10 Years On

It’s very hard to believe I have now lived in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand for 10 years. While I have lived here since October 2000 for others 10/10 marks first trip to Ubon. I can still vividly remember arriving at the then Ubon Ratchathani International Aiport. At that time there was a daily flight to Da […]

Ubon Ratchathani Neighbors

Ubon Ratchathani is the largest province in Thailand and yet it is only bordered by three other provinces. From Ubon you can visit Amnat Charoen to the north, Yasothon to the northwest and Sisaket to the east. The rest of Ubon’s surroundings are made up by the Mekhong River, Laos and Cambodia. Amnat Charoen is […]

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Quest

The clearing offered a view of the destination. There atop a white foundation was the golden antenna. One hundred more paces and we would be inside the walls. It was time to find out why I had to visit this place atop a hill on the outskirts of Khong Jiam. I passed through the gate […]