I first visited Thailand over 20 years ago and back then it was dirt cheap. I think I spent a total of $1000 for a 2 week backpacking trip from Bangkok to Singapore, including my airfare from the US! Now I have returned as a family of 4 and it doesn’t always feel like it’s […]
A couple of days ago my family and I went to visit the Huay Kaew Waterfalls. We packed our bathing suits and plenty of drinking water and went for the long walk. Mom said it would be about 45 minutes and it was. When we arrived we noticed so many butterflies and they were so
We are going to mix things up a bit this time and share our Laos and Thailand trip costs with you in a different way. We usually go by calendar month, so I will share that info with you. I also think there is some use to viewing the expenses within one country as well,
When researching our options to travel from Chiang Mai to northern Laos, there were a few options to choose from, including a two day slow boat. We could take the 22+ hour bus journey (14 hour bus to Vientiane, Laos, transfer and then hop on another bus for 8 hours to Luang Prabang). We could fly
When we did the Monk Chat, we found out that they provide a Chiang Mai Meditation Retreat Workshop. It sounded interesting, so it was decided that our son and I would the ones who would be learning to meditate.
Nestled in the lush jungle, just 50 meters across a suspended bridge from the road, you will find an oasis like no other. Only one hour out of Chiang Mai, you will find the affordable family friendly Eco Resort, Chia Lai Orchid. But this is far more than just a resort, there is a story
When visiting Chiang Mai, it just would be complete without checking out one of the many markets offered around town. We really enjoy walking around the Saturday night market, so we thought we would take you on a bit of a photo walk. So come along with us and you can see the Silver Temple
We just had a fantastic day! What made it so great? I got to meet some elephants. For my 45th birthday, Heidi and the kids decided to do something pretty unique. It checks all the boxes for coolness, awe, and fun. We went to the Elephant Nature Park, part of Save Elephant Foundation.
Yes, it’s another first for me in Thailand. One of my birthday gifts was to get a massage; my first Thai massage. Now when you think of Thai massage, what comes to your mind? No, I’m not talking about THAT kind of massage. I’m talking about the real kind.