12 Sep 2020

10 of the Best Things to Do in Chiang Rai, Thailand

If you’re looking for somewhere to go in Northern Thailand other than Chiang Mai and Pai, this is the post for you! Chiang Rai is around four hours from Chiang Mai, and it has quite a different vibe. It’s a lot smaller and less hectic but there’s still heaps to

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24 Jun 2020

10 of the Best Things to Do in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand

If you’re planning a trip to Northern Thailand, then chances are that you’ll spend plenty of time in Chiang Mai. In fact, for a lot of people, Chiang Mai is Northern Thailand. It’s by far the biggest city in the north and there are heaps of things to see and

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20 May 2020

The Best Movies Set in Thailand: Travel From the Comfort of Your Couch!

Thinking of travelling to Thailand? Forget about reading long, boring books and check out these movies set in Thailand to really get a feel for the country. Only God Forgives (2013) Ryan Gosling, having decided he didn’t brood and stare intensely at things enough in Drive, decides to have another

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15 Apr 2020

32 Fun Things to Do in Bali: Bali Travel Inspiration!

This post was originally published in January 2019 and was updated in April 2020. There are so many fun things to do in Bali that it can be tough to plan a trip there. Where are the best beaches, hikes, waterfalls, rice terraces and temples? I’ve been to Bali three

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10 Mar 2020

A (Rough) Day Trip to Koh Nang Yuan from Koh Tao, Thailand

You’d think an experienced travel blogger would be better at planning. I arrived in the Chumphon Archipelago, which includes Koh Tao, Koh Phangan (Full Moon Party central) and Koh Samui in November, which happens to be the height of rainy season. The absolute worst time to visit tropical islands like

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A day trip to Doi Inthanon from Chiang Mai, Thailand
22 Jan 2020

A Day Trip to Doi Inthanon From Chiang Mai, Thailand

It proves how relatively flat a country is when you can drive to the top of its tallest mountain. You can do just that at Doi Inthanon in the north of Thailand. At over 2500 metres above sea level, it’s the tallest mountain in the country and is a great

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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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