Oh, What a Time.

The day we have been counting down to for months. ELLIES. This was once a dream between Rachael and I, back in the UK. We talked about our future endeavors and how we hoped we could travel and play with Elephants. We made it happen today. All packed and ready – we head over to […]

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Chiang Mai: Final Stop

Our final stop on our Thailand journey is Chiang Mai. This city is known for all of the beautiful temples and religious places that are located practically on every corner. We land in Chiang Mai early in the day. First thing on our list is to reach all of the markets and temples we possibly […]

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Fishin’ for Buddha

We have closed in on our last day in Koh Samu, so it is time to make the most of it. Backtracking to the Fisherman’s Village, we searched through alleys of vendors looking at all the incredible hand carved elephants, and knit backpacks. All the souvenirs you could ever hope for. My favorite part of […]

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I’m on a BOAT!

Koh Samui Boat Tour. We have been anxiously awaiting this day since we booked it a few months ago. We get picked up outside of our hotel by a large shuttle van with another group of people already in the car. We load in and make our way over to the Fisherman’s village. Gathering all […]

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Welcome to Jurassic Park.

Today we are flying to Koh Samui. This is an island right of the southern coast of Thailand. We walk out to the runway and board our flight. Once we arrive on the island, all we can see is green for miles. Hills and mountains of trees. Completely Surrounded. As we look around, it looks […]

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The Big Apple of Asia

  Hoping that we are a little more prepared than yesterday, we set out for some breakfast. One thing that we learned during our time in Thailand is that breakfast food comes few and far between. Most days, we had to navigate to our local 7/11 to grab a small bag of oreos or pringles […]

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Work Smarter, not Harder

We are well rested and ready to take on our second day in Bangkok. Learning the rules of the city, we cant seem to find food anywhere early in the morning. We looked through local restaurants, vendors, small alley ways. Everything. We stumble upon a small alley with what looks like a row of vendors. […]

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The Arrival.

We have officially arrived! Since we arrived extremely early in the morning, we took a “nap” before starting our exploring. No plans in mind today. Simply just trying to get the city figured out. We are staying at an Air B n B just outside The Grand Palace, so we had some experience with a […]

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First Stop: CHINA.

Today is the big day. We are finally leaving for Thailand. Fortunately for us, we chose to have a 14 hour layover in Beijing. Which means, we were able to plan a tour that picks us up from the airport and brings us to The Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, takes us to a restaurant that […]

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Thai Travels: Part I

For those who plan on traveling to Thailand, there are a few things you should take into consideration. Yes, it is cheaper for food, hotel, etc… BUT, keep in mind that all other excursions are just as expensive. They know what to charge for a day trip with elephants or a snorkeling trip. Trust me, […]

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