For us, a vacation usually includes a full day of adventure tours and DIY sightseeing peppered with a little downtime and plenty of overeating and drinking. As much fun as we have, sometimes we return home worn out from our holiday. But on our latest trip, we felt just the opposite: refreshed and rejuvenated thanks our the wellness stay at the Amatara Wellness Resort in Phuket.
By far, the most popular way to earn a living and secure a long-term visa is teaching English in Thailand. I happen to be one of the many foreigners who started teaching shortly after moving to Thailand. However, I had no prior teaching experience...
We may be a bit biased, but everyone should spend at least a few days in Chiang Mai if they're coming all the way to Thailand. Here's a short but solid list of best resorts, hostels, guesthouses, and hotels in of all sorts of styles and budgets. We've included a map of...
Thailand has several holidays that have captured the attention of worldwide travelers. Perhaps the most famous of them all is Songkran or the Water Festival. You’ll find people celebrating all over Thailand (after all, it’s the original Thai New Year). However, we’ll tell you where to celebrate Songkran with the best traditional festivities to the craziest, most colorful parties.
As the cool season gives away to Thailand’s burning season, travelers and expats alike are met with the same dilemma they face every year: where should one go to escape the yellow skies and smog-filled air that graces the entire upper half of Thailand? The bad news is that the smog is prevalent as early […]
How are you keeping up with your New Year’s resolution? If it had anything to do with traveling more (especially if Thailand’s on the list), then we’ve got something that can help with your upcoming trip. This post is all about how to travel for free with rewards credit cards. Although we can’t take credit […]
A little more than a week ago we returned from a month and a half long trip home to the USA. We saw friends and family across six states, drank countless glasses of fine wine and craft beer, and came to truly appreciate central AC and heat, clean public restrooms, and environmentally friendly to-go containers. […]
“My biggest worry about traveling internationally is spending endless hours on an airplane.” That just about sums up the thoughts of nearly every first-time traveler to Thailand… and many seasoned travelers, too. Since we’ve just completed our tenth 24+ hour trip between Thailand and the US (of which 18 hours are spent on a plane), we […]
You can’t travel around Thailand and not get lost at least once. Or worse, go on a wild goose chase trying to find that stunning place you had a glance at in a travel magazine, a blog post, or on your Instagram feed. Well, that’s what happened on my latest road trip around Nan. In […]