The interior of a long-haul bus

A Traveler’s Right of Passage

A majority of travelers in Thailand will no doubt, at one point, embark on a long-haul overland journey by bus. From the get-go, it sounds … Continue Reading →

The views along the trek were impressive

Trekking in Chiang Mai

I’m a city girl through and through, but after several years of backpacking and even trekking for fourteen days along the Annapurna Circuit in the … Continue Reading →

Making my dream come true by volunteering at the Elephant Nature Park

Achievements in 2012

Wow. Another year has flown by and now 2013 is just around the corner. I know I say this every year, but seriously, where did … Continue Reading →


Mahout Training at Eddy Elephant Chiang Mai

The Asian elephant is a wonderous and awe-inspiring creature. It’s no surprise that one of the most popular tourist activities in Southeast Asia, particularly in … Continue Reading →

About to go flying across these zip-lines

Zipping Through the Jungle with Jungle Flight

I’ve been wanting to try zip-lining for a long time now. Unfortunately, I’m a bit of a chicken when it comes to heights. Well, actually … Continue Reading →

The lovely and comfortable rooms at Cool Guesthouse.

Hotel Review: Cool Guesthouse, Chiang Mai

It’s often difficult to find a nice guesthouse in a place like Chiang Mai where guesthouses are a dime a dozen. It’s even more difficult … Continue Reading →

I learned to make red curry that's wonderfully fragrant and full of flavor.

That’s “A Lot of Thai” Cooking

I always fancied myself a bit of a foodie. It’s hard not to when you grow up in a household like mine where food (international … Continue Reading →