Archive for the ‘Thailand’ Category

Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Visiting the Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and rehabilitation center in northern Thailand, was one of the most memorable experiences during my backpacking adventure. I had seen the park on a National Geographic TV show a few years back and as soon as I saw their travel office in Chiang Mai, I knew it was [...]

Elephant Rescue Park - Chiang Mai, Thailand

Photo of the Week: Elephant Kisses

This photo makes me smile every time. While at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I got a sloppy (yet very sweet) kiss from a baby elephant. How adorable is this?

Railey, Thailand

Video: Railey Beach in Thailand

Railey is a popular destination for rock climbers of all levels to test their skills. They also have a fantastic beach and the island as a whole has a very laid-back atmosphere. Definitely one of my favorite spots in the world.

Canoes - Railey, Thailand

Relaxing at Railey Beach in Thailand

Another destination out of Krabi is Railey beach. I was originally going to Railey for the rock climbing, which it’s popularly known for because of the different size limestone mountains, but decided to just take the slow boat over for the beach. Overall, the island is absolutely stunning, relaxing, and great for couples and families. [...]

Pileh Bay

The Beaches of Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

After four days in Bangkok, it was time to head south to Krabi and continue my solo adventure. As expected, the driver was reckless and fast, just like every other driver I’ve encountered on my trip. Luckily it wasn’t my time and I managed to live another day. I’m glad I survived because Krabi was pretty [...]


Video: My Life in Vietnam

For the last six months, I traveled throughout Southeast Asia and lived in Vietnam. In six minutes, you’ll get to see how my life as an ex-pat was and hopefully feel inspired to do something similar. Everything from my students to new friends, to learning about a new culture and trying new food, Vietnam has had [...]


Video: Lazy Cat at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Meet the laziest cat in the world. The Elephant Nature Park used this cat as an example of where you can touch, and stand by, the elephants. The Park also rescues unwanted and abused cats and dogs.

Grand Palace - Bangkok, Thailand

Beginning of My Solo Adventure in Bangkok, Thailand

After 15 hours on an overnight bus from Chiang Mai, I finally arrived to the next city in my backpacking adventure – Bangkok. What made this part of my trip unique was that it marked the beginning of me traveling solo, which to say the least I was really nervous about. As soon as I got [...]

Pagoda in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Traveling in Chiang Mai, Thailand

We had heard from several travelers in Luang Prabang (located in Laos) that it was really easy to get to Chiang Mai in Thailand by bus. They suggested we just take an overnight bus to the Thai border, then hop on one of the many buses that will be there. I was a bit hesitant [...]

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