Monday, February 25, 2019

Things that you can do if you visit Bangkok

Today’s post is by a family traveling the world - - and about some things that you can do if you visit Bangkok -

Here are just some.

Visit Famous Wats – Wat Arun - - was their favourite one to visit (among many others)

Visit a Hindu Temple - - Sri Maha Mariamman - is a wonderful example (see above)

Go to a hospital to learn about snakes – the Snake Farm at the Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute is the place to go -

And so much more

If you visit #Bangkok stay with us at Cape House Hotel - - or Kantary House -


Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Extreme Thailand

Cape+Kantary is a magazine that you will find in all the Cape and Kantary Properties. In every edition there is always an article that we like to share

In this edition - Pages 28-33 one writer wrote about ‘Extreme Thailand’

“Follow this guide to the most adrenaline-pumping activities”

1)     Take a motorbike taxi in Bangkok 

2)     Kite Surfing in Hua Hin – or sip a cocktail at CapeNidhra Hotel and watch?
3)     Zipline
4)     Whitewater Rafting

5)     Eat some bugs – in many local markets throughout Thailand – please try or pay to take a photo
6)     Muay Thai – have a go or sit beside the ring with a cool beer?
7)     Red Bull Cliff Diving.

There are a great many more – make a list and get pumped up…

Kite photo courtesy of #Instagram and s__albannai


Wednesday, February 13, 2019


Each week we post a link to an article in Bangkok 101 and today’s is a photo feature and is about ‘Abandonia’ – chronicling Thailand’s derelict and decaying spaces.

Here is a link to Dax Ward’s photo series looking at Thailand - 'Abandonia'.

In Bangkok these are some of the sites Dax chose to visit 

To read the whole articleplease click here - and consider staying with us at Cape House or KantaryHouse if you are in Bangkok


Thursday, February 7, 2019

7 best Temples in Chiang Mai

The article today is by Nomads Wind and is about the 7 best temples in Chiang Mai to visit 

“Within the city and its outskirts, there are over 300 temples that reflect the glory of the ancient Lanna kingdom”

From the 300 temples the Nomad’s Wind have chosen these temples for you to visit if you are in Chiang Mai.’

Wat Chedi Luang Varavihara 
A templecomplex with a partially crumbled 15th-century chedi and a pillar believed to protect the city and it’s location:

Wat Phra Singha 
14th-century Buddhist temple boasting gold & copper Buddhas, murals & ancient manuscripts and it’s location:

Wat Buppharam  
Where KingMueang Kaeo began a ritual circumambulation of Chiang Mai after the Burmese rule ended - and it’s location:
Wat Suan Dok 
A BuddhistTemple outside of the main town in tranquil surroundings with a golden dome and a historic mausoleum, don’t forget to take lots of photographs, and it’s location:

To read about the other temples to visit please read the full article.  If you visit Chiang Mai we would suggest that you stay  with us at Kantary Hills Chiang Mai

Please remember to enter temples throughout Thailand with respect; remove shoes; no mini-skirts or sleeveless t.shirts.


Friday, February 1, 2019

Top 7 in Bangkok

#Pinterest is a place to discover things to do in Thailand - here is a selection - today’s post is by Chantell - and is about the top 7 things to do if you visit Bangkok. Here is a selection;

“Thailand is a magnet for travelers from all around the world, with stunning beaches, grandiose temples, and exotic wildlife.”

7: The Khao San Road – notoriously known as a ‘backpacker ghetto’ but with a Starbucks there it is not as cheap! Khao San Road and location:

6: Lebua HotelSky Bar - featured in ‘The Hangover II’ and:

3: Wat Arun, popularly known as the ‘Temple of the Dawn’, a beautiful piece of architecture and location:

To read of all the places that are suggested, please read the whole article here

 If you are in Bangkok consider staying with us at Cape House OR Kantary House