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Enjoy some of my favorites from the trip! Bangkok

Planning a trip is exciting but can be stressful.  Personally, before a trip I put in a lot of research about the country, culture and tourists must-knows.  This is typical stuff that I look into before take off.  Let me know if any of this is helpful or if you would like me to add more.

My first impression of Chang Mai was ‘what a clean city!’ There are fountains everywhere and, for the most part, little trash and stray animals. (Asian countries seem to have an abundance of stray animals roaming around) We arrived at our hostel and were immediately welcomed with an ICE by Sonny. We stayed at Guesthouse #11, I highly recommend this hostel for anyone going to Chang Mai.  The owner was AWESOME! He… Read More

If you like to go a little bit off the typical tourist route… this might be the beach for you.  If you love rock climbing, snorkeling, sea kayaking…this might be the beach for you.  If you have a hippy spirit and don’t mind a lizard or two in your room…. this might be the beach for you.  Surrounded by nothing but amazing limestone cliffs that attracted some very talented rock climbers, this… Read More

Ahh the island of Koh Samui. A time where we lived like Kings and Queens in villas. Spending days on the beach, hiking to waterfalls and roaming the island on our scooters….and one very, ahh intriguing ladyboy encounter.  And our nights spent with personal chefs, playing cards, pulling playful pranks of ‘icing’ one another and taking late night dips in the pool.  This beautiful island in the Gulf of Thailand is surly… Read More

  This cannot be my life.  I mean really, how did I end up with an opportunity to travel through Thailand for 16 days with 7 of my closest friends… and make money at the same time?  If this is a dream ,I hope I never wake up.  This is the Bangkok project, three days packed full of the good, the bad and the ugly of what is Bangkok. 1/16 /14 Arriving… Read More

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