Not entirely a surprise, it began to pour again about halfway to our lunch stop. When we arrived to SP Chicken, we were wet and hungry — basically, ready for some awesome chicken. For those of you from the Portland […]
After a leisurely morning on my own and then meeting up with Lori and Noe, we hit the temple circuit. We couldn’t remember which ones we had visited in 2012 (though it felt like all of them, even though we […]
We are back from Thailand following six fun-filled (but exhausting) days in the country’s northern cultural capital of Chiang Mai. Lori had a work function to attend there Monday-Thursday. Given our current state of being in transit waiting to move […]
On our fourth day in Chiang Mai, we rented a scooter from our guesthouse (Rendezvous Guesthouse, 250 baht — about US$8 in 2012) to get us up to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of the country’s most sacred temples set […]
After a 36-hour haul from Railay, we rolled in late to Chiang Mai and were ready to lay low for a while. Thankfully, Old Town Chiang Mai is just the place to do that. Despite hearing over and over […]
Chaloklum is the quintessential fishing village forgotten by time (and tourists). While the southern part of the island parties into the next day, life here continues in blissful ignorance.
I’ve found myself in some fun places on my birthday over the years, but Bangkok tops the list. It really is a fun and amazing place to visit, well beyond the backpacker ghetto of Khaosan Road. And a great place to celebrate another trip around the sun!