The Forbidden City 

The Forbidden City 

The Forbidden City is the largest palace complex is the world. It was home to the two last dynasties before The Chinese Republic. For 500 years when Emperors ruled China, no ordinary citizen was allowed to enter the city, with instant execution as punishment for attempting; hence the complex received its western name “The Forbidden City”. It is referred to as Palace Museum or Ancient Palace by the Chinese. The complex is divided into two parts: royal residence and ceremonial court.  Continue reading “The Forbidden City “

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary 

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary 

Phuket Elephant Sanctuary is a new sanctuary in Phuket. It has only been open for tourist for a little over six months but it is the only true elephant sanctuary in Phuket. It is partnered with with Elephant Nature Park, the foundation that Christopher and Megan volunteered at for a week in Northern Thailand.  Megan and Christopher were thrilled to read about this sanctuary and so excited to share their love for elephants with the family when they came. The day with the elephants did not disappoint either!  Continue reading “Phuket Elephant Sanctuary “