Bangkok’s Grand Palace closed for HM King’s cremation in October 2017

September 26, 2017 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, News, Regional News, Thailand

The Royal Household announced today the temporary closure of the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. They will be closed on October 1-29, 2017, to prepare for the royal cremation ceremonies for the late King. The Grand Palace will re-open on Monday October 30th.

Balinese Cremation Ceremonies – Witnessing a Ngaben Procession

June 30, 2014 by | Filed Under: Authentic Experiences, Travel

It is amazing what can happen on a quick trip for lunch in Southeast Asia. When in the States, 9 times out of 10 nothing interesting happened during a lunch break at work. Well, there was the one time in DC where we had an earthquake. And, there was the time I stopped at a […]