Crossing the border from Thailand to Laos and catching the two-day slow boat to Luang Prabang 

Crossing the border from Thailand to Laos and catching the two-day slow boat to Luang Prabang 

Where do I begin? I unexpectedly caught a slow boat boat from Thailand to Laos and it’s been one of the best decisions I made on my trip. I got to slowly soak in the beautiful sites along the Mekong river, relax, write and stay in a cute homestay with adorable puppies while getting to [...]

Monday 26th November – the day after the storm in hcm. The day I do a visa run to Cambodia (part 1)

Monday 26th November – the day after the storm in hcm. The day I do a visa run to Cambodia (part 1)

So I'm currently sitting on a local bus in HCM to some random office of an agent I found on Facebook to pick up my invitation letter to stay in Vietnam for longer. I don't know if I will have trouble coming back into the country from Cambodia but I've already booked my flight to [...]

Catching a 3rd class train as a solo female traveler from Chumpon to Bangkok (south to central Thailand)

Catching a 3rd class train as a solo female traveler from Chumpon to Bangkok (south to central Thailand)

The beauty of traveling like a local is that you build an understanding of what a person in that world endures in daily life. You also have so much more of a memorable time... I wasn't going to write a blog on this but it was such an experience that I couldn't resist! What are [...]

13 October 2018 – Koh Tao ~ my first Couch Surfing experience

13 October 2018 – Koh Tao ~ my first Couch Surfing experience

Koh Tao...a tourist island south of Thailand where you have anything you want at the tip of your fingertips ~ forest hikes with beautiful views, snorkeling, some of the cheapest diving in the world, other aquatic activities (like paddle boarding), mountains, decent food, bars by the beach and 100 other activities. It's a laid back, [...]

12 October 2018 – The journey from Bangkok to Koh Tao and my first Workaway in Thailand

I’ve just hopped off an uncomfortable 8 hour bus ride from Bangkok. I’ve had only 3 hours sleep It’s 5am in the morning and I’m having breakfast at this ungodly hour when I’m not even hungry but at least it’s healthy. I am so thankful that the bus ride went without any issues though – [...]