Tag: Beach

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 […]

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 […]

Koh Rong Sanloem: An Amazing Island on Cambodia’s Coast

When most people think of the beach in southeast Asia they think of Thailand. Malaysia. Maybe even Borneo. But Cambodia? Cambodia isn’t generally associated with good beaches, yet is has […]

Sihanoukville: A Gross Stop En Route to Paradise

Sihanoukville is located in southern Cambodia, along the country’s quite small stretch of coast. While Lonely Planet generously says it “certainly won’t win a beautiful city contest,” the photos and […]

Colombia’s Caribbean: Santa Marta & Costeño Beach

Country Colombia | Dates August 7-9 | Accommidation Casa Carolina (Santa Marta) & La Brisa Tranquilla (Costeño Beach) [Read My Review] Santa Marta is a popular destination on Colombia’s Caribbean coast mostly because it’s […]

Multi-colored tents on the beach in Canoa Ecuador.

Bright Beach Tents of Canoa Ecuador

Location Canoa Ecuador | Dates July 24-26 | Accommodation Coco Loco Canoa Ecuador was one of my favorite destinations, both because I love the beach and because it was an amazing beach. Located at around […]

Decorative surfboard on boardwalk next to long blue ocean Montañita.

Montañita: Where the Party Meets the Beach

Country Ecuador | Dates July 12 – July 14 | Accommodation Selina Montañita We took an early taxi to the bus station in Guayaquil with 2 girls from our hostel, and were not pleased to […]

Punta Del Este’s Frightening Fingers

Country Uruguay | Dates May 11-13 | Accommodation F & F Hotel/Hostel We grabbed a cab to the bus station in del Diablo, mainly because we were going with a girl from our hostel […]

Empty beach with pink building in the background.

Punta del Diablo: Off-Season Offerings

Country Uruguay | Dates May 9-11 | Accommodation El Diablo Tranquilo Playa Suites Punta del Diabo is located off northeast coast of Uruguay, less than 30 minutes from the border with Brazil. In […]