The Ride Mindfulness

A ride from Singapore to Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery in Mae Hong Son for a meditation retreat. My original plan was to fly in to Chiang Mai, but since I have a bike – my trusty Triumph Tiger Explorer and the monastery is…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Lampang – Sirikit Lake – Phitsanulok – Lomsak

Here is another route I was recommended to ride by a Chiang Mai bikers. Route 12 from Phitsanulok to Lomsak. Well.. part of Route 12 since it extends all the way to Mukdahan and starting from Mae Sot. I presume this section is the most…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Mae Hong Son Loop

Mae Hong Son – one of the first places you will hear about when you got your motorcycle. It is the nearest Biker’s Paradise for South-East Asian riders. ‘There are over a thousand bends!’ – oh well..officially 1864 curves to be exact, but nobody tells…

ROUTE : Chiang Mai – Samoeng Loop

One of the riding route recommend by a Chiang Mai bikers I met while on my way to Pai – the Samoeng Loop. It can be done in half a day, and in either direction. I’m an early rider, so unfortunately most of the coffee…

Steps to Visa application at Royal Thai Embassy for Singapore biker

As you should know by now. All overland travelers into Thailand are only allowed 2 visa-free entry per year, of up to 15 days per entry. Any trip beyond 15 days (up to 30 days) and third trip of the year onwards will require one…

Evade the Bangkok Jam

  Are you coming from South Thailand and heading to South-West Thailand? To popular destination like Pattaya or towards the border of Cambodia, Koh Kong ? Or coming from the opposite direction towards East ? Do you want to avoid the Bangkok Jam ? “Oh…