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Thailand - north to south on a shoestring

Thailand. It’s been an action packed visit, with everything you could possibly want; from white sand beaches, to the jungle, to bustling cities. The only thing that disappointed me, though really I knew to expect it, was the extent to which tourism is desecrating the culture here. 931 more words


A Slice of Heavenly Pai

Nestled in the foothills of Mae Hong Son Province is the quaint village of Pai. This place epitomizes pastoral life, with endless rice patties and a laid-back country vibe.The beauty of Pai is not only its remote location, but its rustic simplicity that will suck you in, and leave you wanting more. 764 more words


How much space do I really need?

Our biggest worry when we moved into this apartment was space. Will we have enough? Where was everything going to go?

We were moving from a two bedroom to a one bedroom apartment. 815 more words


Chiang Mai: Ziplining with Gibbons

First off, exciting news! I’m so honoured to have had some of my travel tips featured on GoEuro! Check out tips for planning your Europe trip… 877 more words


Travel in Chiang Rai: The White Temple and Golden Triangle

During my visit to Chiang Mai, I chose to book a full day tour to visit Chiang Rai’s White Temple and The Golden Triangle.

Our tour began early, with a three-hour car ride to Chiang Rai, only stopping briefly for breakfast.  885 more words


Travel in Chiang Mai: Doi Suthep and Doi Inthanon National Park

Greeting all! :D

This past week Thailand celebrated Asalha Puja, a pivotal Buddhist holiday. As such, we had a five-day holiday where I retreated to the mountains of northern Thailand.To get there from Bangkok, I took a ferry to the historic center, then an overnight bus to Chiang Mai. 1,346 more words


CELTA in Chiang Mai Week 3

It is now the end of week three in my CELTA course at International House, Chiang Mai. These first three weeks have been tiring, although perhaps not as tiring or difficult as I had anticipated. 259 more words