15 Jan 2020

A Trip to Khun Korn Waterfall, Thailand: The Best Waterfall in Chiang Rai?

On my recent trip to Northern Thailand I spent a few days in and around Chiang Rai, a city in the far north of the country. It’s a quieter alternative to nearby Chiang Mai and there is heaps to do both in town and as you venture further into Chiang

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08 Jan 2020

Phu Chi Fa: The Best Sunrise Spot in Thailand?

Phu Chi Fa became a bit of a “White Whale” for me over my last couple of trips to Thailand. I tried to visit in 2015 before being denied at the Chiang Rai Bus Station due to overly hazy conditions. On my most recent trip I tried again, with doubts

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14 Dec 2019

Where Are the Best Beaches on Koh Lipe, Thailand?

When I heard there was an island dubbed the “Maldives of Thailand” I knew I had to see it for myself. Koh Lipe, a small island in the far south of Thailand, is definitely similar  to the Maldives in some ways — the beaches are stunning and the water has

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04 Dec 2019

10 of the Best Things to Do on Koh Phi Phi, Thailand’s Party Island

How much you enjoy Koh Phi Phi depends entirely on why you want to visit. Looking for an unspoilt Thai island where you can relax on stunning beaches all day? Don’t go to Koh Phi Phi! The beaches are OK (I guess), but Koh Phi Phi attracts people looking for

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Long Beach, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand -- a stunning sunset
27 Nov 2019

Long Beach, Koh Lanta: The Ultimate Lazy Beach Destination in Thailand

This post was originally published in February 2017 and was update in November 2019 after revisiting Koh Lanta Sometimes we need to be lazy. Obviously not so lazy that we swell to 500 kgs and have to be lifted out of our house with a crane, but a rest every now

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Two weeks in Thailand: The ultimate holiday itinerary
24 Oct 2019

The Ultimate Two Week Thailand Itinerary: Bangkok, Beaches and Ruins

So, you want to spend two weeks in Thailand but aren’t sure which places to add to your itinerary? I’m here to help! I’ve been lucky to spend over three months in Thailand over several trips and have come up with a pretty awesome (I know that’s a bit boastful)

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Things to do in Kanchanaburi, Thailand
24 Jan 2019

Things to Do in Kanchanaburi: War History and Waterfalls in Thailand

This post was originally published in February 2017 / updated in January 2019 Whether you’re looking to splash around in the shallow pools below Erawan Falls or get deep while comprehending the hardships suffered by prisoners of war, this list of things to do in Kanchanaburi has you covered. This

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Cycling to the temples in Ayutthaya, Thailand
01 Jan 2019

Temples in Ayutthaya: Cycling Around Thailand’s Best Ancient Ruins

This post was originally published in May 2016 and updated in January 2019 March is the beginning of the hot season in Thailand. I’m sure you’re thinking that it’s pretty much always hot in Thailand, and you’re right, but at this time of year the scales often threaten to tip 40

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