I prepared myself for the heat which I was told the night before; by the bartender in Thailand, "very very very very hot, you get cancer", saying this as he rubs his arm. Living in Thailand for 5 months got me use to the humidity and heat. My mind was prepared and I tried to… Continue reading I ❤ Cambodia
Just two hours from Bangkok by van, there is a hidden gem; a place I never heard of before moving to Thailand. The place, Ayutthaya. "Founded c. 1350, Ayutthaya became the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai. It was destroyed by the Burmese in the 18th century. Its remains, characterized by the prang (reliquary towers) and gigantic… Continue reading A gem 2 hours from Bangkok
Located 1 hour by plane from Bangkok is Krabi. Thailand is divided into three parts: North, Provence and the South. The south is comprised of many islands, Krabi, Phuket, and small towns to explore. When researching where to go, I picked Krabi because of it's central location. You can get anywhere from here. There is… Continue reading Ao Nang Beach, Krabi, Thailand
Throughout Thailand you will find brochures and pamphlets pushing tourist to go elephant trekking and elephant riding. I will not beat around the bush...THIS IS THE ABSOLUTE WORST THING YOU CAN DO AS A TOURIST! Why? They TORTURE the elephants to make them want to carry you. (If reason ONE wasn't enough) Elephants are strong… Continue reading NEVER RIDE AN ELEPHANT
I have been in Thailand for almost 3 weeks. I came with an open mind and heart, boy has it been hard. I am not here to tell you all of the AMAZING things I have done and seen. I am here to tell you the truth about traveling and living in other places. This… Continue reading The good, the bad, and the ugly of Bangkok!
Africa was my first foreign destination when becoming a full time professional photographer. It was a dream come true; people ask me what Africa is like. Trying to explain the sights, sounds, and smells is so very hard. I am so grateful to have the images I captured while there. This entry will be less… Continue reading Oh, Africa.
I still have one or two more post about my trip to Europe; which now seems like ages ago. It's been 6 months since I have been home, between then and now, I have traveled to Seattle to visit my sister, visited Boston with friends, and made a life changing decision. In the last 6… Continue reading A life changing decision