10 Reasons to Visit Thailand

Thailand left us feeling completely smitten and hungry for more. Here are some of the reasons we absolutely will return to Thailand, and why this country should be on your list too! 1. Ease of travel The backpacker path is well-worn, which makes traveling around Thailand extremely easy. Getting around the country is very user-friendly. 2. Friendly […]

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Thailand Expenses: 2 Weeks

We enjoyed two weeks in Thailand, spending time in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Tao and Koh Samui. Here’s another boring post about how we spent our money during those 14 days. Prices in USD & include both of us. Accommodation Baan Glang Soi, Bangkok: $68.56 Holiday Inn, Chiang Mai: $122.40 KDM Residence, Bangkok: $25.99 Caccooning Hotel, […]

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Getting Scuba Certified in Koh Tao, Thailand

In all honesty, we decided to go to Koh Tao because it was rainy season (September) in the west islands of Thailand, not because of the diving. However, getting scuba certified here (before heading off to other islands with gorgeous dive sites) was one of the best decisions we’ve made on this trip so far. […]

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Exploring Koh Tao, Thailand

We fell in love with Koh Tao almost immediately. With its small-town feel and laid-back atmosphere, it reminded me a lot of the Gili islands (Indonesia) that I fell in love with years ago. Here are the details behind our five nights in Koh Tao. It should be noted that we stayed at Sairee beach, […]

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Day at the Elephant Nature Park: Why We Won’t Ride Elephants

I’ve always dreamed of riding an elephant, especially in Thailand. It’s something I didn’t even question. I never thought it could possibly be bad for the animals – I mean, we ride horses and donkeys, and elephants are much bigger! However, when I started to see other travel bloggers write about why they won’t ride […]

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One Day in Bangkok, Thailand

We spent two nights in Bangkok, so we had one full day to explore the city. Despite having very low expectations of the city, we actually really enjoyed our time here! Here are the details of our time in Bangkok. Accommodation The first challenge of our stay in Bangkok was answering the question – where should […]

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