I just got MARRIED!! My wedding to Chris from Aussie on the Road was this October 5th, so of course, all of September was spent preparing for the wedding. Then for most of October, we were off on our Southeast Asia honeymoon!
Tag Archives: Thailand
The Freedom Life: June 2019
This month I took a visa trip to Thailand and had a Bridesmaids dress tailoring catastrophe in Vietnam!
Baanchang Elephant Park: Sanctuary or Prison?
Last winter I visited an “elephant sanctuary”, and frankly I’ve been too embarrassed and ashamed to share my experience. Why? Because my sanctuary was more like a for-profit business that preyed on the good intentions of foreign tourists who don’t know any better. The worst part? I did know better, but I went anyway. As […]
Learning to Scuba Dive with Koh Tao Divers
Scuba diving has been right at the top of my bucket list for the majority of my life. The idea of scuba diving has always equally fascinated and frightened me. While I loved the concept of exploring an underwater world, and I’ve always been very comfortable with swimming and snorkeling, the idea of being trapped […]
Cooking in Chiang Mai WithLocals
So we all know how much I love food. While I’m always going on and on about all the amazing things I eat on my travels, the only thing I’m really great at cooking is spicy Chinese stirfry (that’s what happens when you live in the middle of nowhere and have two restaurants within walking […]
Move Over Lonely Planet: I’m Switching to Blogger Travel Guides
My longterm readers all know I have a love-hate relationship with Lonely Planet. It’s the guidebook that best reflects my need for budget adventures, hostel stays and local transport. But to be honest, the more I get into blogging, the less I use guidebooks. I’ve found that a lot of the information is inaccurate and […]
Planning My Trip: Three Weeks in Thailand
Last updated January 2017 I’ve been to Thailand three times since I originally wrote this post, so I thought it might be helpful to add some updates to the amazing things I’ve done in Thailand since I sat in my dorm dreaming about my trip two years ago! Winter is coming… and I’ll be in Southeast […]