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
Being able to travel is a dream come true but with travel comes the ups and downs of being in a new location and environment. I am so tired of watching vlogs that are the “ Top 10 things to do” or “what you have to know about Thailand” because they don’t tell you the… Continue reading A quick guide for women: Thailand
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!
As I write this, I sit in an airport in China waiting for my flight to Thailand; my flight here was 16 hours plus the 2 hours to fly from CHS to JFK and the 2 hours from China to BKK. When this is all over, I will have traveled around 27 hours and… Continue reading Life, rebooted.
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