Snorkeling in Koh Lanta, Thailand is one of the best island experiences! We nearly passed on the full-day boat trip, but now realize that would have been a big mistake – as it was one of the most memorable days of our visit to Koh Lanta. … Read the rest
Thailand is a country of contrasting landscapes. The sprawling capital city of Bangkok is marked with soaring skyscrapers, the Northern Thai countryside is lush with rolling mountains and the long southern coastline is peppered with thousands of tropical Thai Islands.
Creating an all-encompassing Thailand Itinerary can be challenging, but certainly possible.… Read the rest
Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and a top destination for beach-lovers, party-goers and family-vacationers. We’ve spent a month (twice!) on Phuket at Kamala Beach – a crescent-shaped, family-friendly beach just north of (in)famous party-town, Patong.
We were in Kamala Beach house sitting – taking care of our friends’ dog and home while they were away – and our days were spent listening to the soothing sounds of the sea and basking in the sunshine (the two top things to do in Kamala Beach!).… Read the rest
For anyone planning a trip to Thailand, passing through Bangkok is inevitable. While many visitors are tempted to bypass the city in favor of other Thai destinations, we think visiting Bangkok is well worth it. Travelers wondering what to do in Bangkok can use our detailed, day-by-day 4 Day Bangkok Itinerary to plan the perfect trip. … Read the rest
An amazing array of Chiang Mai temples dot the landscape of the historic city in Thailand. It is nearly impossible to be in Old Town Chiang Mai and not have at least one temple in sight. With dozens of temples in Chiang Mai Old City, how do you choose which ones to visit?… Read the rest
With an ancient history, lush landscapes and captivating culture, it’s clear why Chiang Mai is one of the best cities to visit in Thailand. Much more laid back and manageable than Bangkok, the compact Chiang Mai Old City is teeming with temples, family-run restaurants and fun local markets.… Read the rest
Temples, Massages, Tours, Markets and Food. Without a doubt, these are the five best things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand. A trip to Chiang Mai wouldn’t be complete without these essential experiences; plain and simple.
However, when planning what to see in Chiang Mai – choosing which temples to visit, where to get a massage, how many tours to take, what markets to go to and where to get the best food to eat – it can start to feel a bit overwhelming.… Read the rest
Chiang Rai, Thailand is often toured as part of a day trip to Northern Thailand from the more popular city of Chiang Mai. The ‘Golden Triangle’ tour, as it is often called, makes a short stop at the White Temple – the most famous Chiang Rai attraction – but bypasses the city itself.… Read the rest
Thailand is many things; impressive temples and wild jungles, chaotic cities and fascinating history…and miles and miles of gorgeous Thai beaches. With powder white sand and teal blue water, Thailand beaches are what attract many visitors to the country, and we think every Thailand itinerary should include a visit to at least one Thai beach.… Read the rest
Swimming counter-clockwise from where our Koh Chang snorkeling boat was anchored, we reached the far side of the small, rocky island. There was no one else around, except for the fish that idly swam a few feet below us, always just out of reach.… Read the rest