Langkawi: A Weird Introduction to Malaysia

Malaysia is strange all around, so it was fitting that our introduction to the country was a weird one. Langkawi is an archipelago of 99 islands, but as only 4 are […]

Towns of Southern Thailand: Krabi Town, Trang, Satun

Moving south through Thailand most people go only to the beach. But we are not most people! So we stopped at some smaller towns slightly inland on our way down […]

Time To Hang In Ao Nang (Krabi)

Getting There: An Aggressive Bus Scam To get from Phuket Town to Ao Nang we took a shared songthaew to the public bus station. We accidentally bought tickets to Krabi (the […]

Thailand’s Iconic Island: Checking Out Phuket [and Phuket Town, Too]

Phuket is referred to as “pearl of the Andaman,” and is known by most as a popular beach destination off Thailand’s west coast. You know, that iconic photo of a deserted […]

Bustling Bangkok: A Few [Only Moderately] Touristy Things To Do

Bangkok is Thailand’s massive capital. Obviously you’ve heard of it so I won’t bother with a lengthy background, but suffice it to say the city is larger than large. Looking […]

To the Opium Museum! Exploring the Golden Triangle

A good day trip out of Chiang Rai is to Thailand’s side of the Golden Triangle. While most people think the town is called this, most people are wrong. The town […]

Black and White (& Blue): The Temples of Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai is located way north in Thailand, not more than an hour and a half from the country’s border with Laos and Myanmar (but more on that here). It’s […]

Paper and Poop: Explorations Outside Chiang Mai

My favorite time in Chiang Mai was not actually spent in Chiang Mai, but in the areas outside the city. Two of the top spots we visited were Bor Sang and […]

Markets and Temples and Tourists, Oh My (Chiang Mai)

Chiang Mai is located in northern Thailand, and very very very (you get the idea) popular with visitors. The region is known for its beautiful natural landscapes and elephants, and […]

How To Save Money on Lodging (Hostels) While Traveling

Hostel. Hotel. Guesthouse. Lodging. Accommodation. Room. No matter what you call the place you sleep, you probably don’t want to blow your whole budget on it – especially if you’re […]