So after relaxing in the hotel we decided to take a full day of tours through the Grand Palace and a few other places. Bangkok has alot to offer if your interested in checking out the local sites. We secured a deal through the local travel agency within the hotel. By the way, everything in […]
We were picked up around 9am in the morning and there was a group of six of us on the tour. Also joining us were our nurse friends from Scotland. The first stop on the tour was the Muay Thai kickboxing gym for some training and then the Chinese temple where we were treated to […]
So after a month of huming and hawing, Zak and I took the plunge; we booked our tickets to Bangkok for Dec 3rd! Wooohooo, but now what? The mere act of booking your tickets solidifies your spot in an uncharted destination. But once the excitement subsides, any traveler knows having some sort of a plan […]
So as mentioned, it is mainly a place for scuba diving and water activities and not really a place to catch sun on the beach. The busy area, small beaches and constant tides make this a rough beach to relax on. Beautiful though.
In between Koh Samui and Koh Tao lies the beautiful yet seemingly grungy island of Koh Phangan. Like most we have stopped here for a week of exploration and to give our livers a bit of a beating. While Zak and I love to party together we also love the unpredictability and excitement that comes […]
There is a special time of year from December- March I feel it necessary to pack up my bags and head to my favorite place in the world: Cuba. I pity Americans who have fell under the US blockade of Cuba, they are truly missing out on a great time! Even under Castro’s cyclical Puritanism, […]
Gazing out at the rain splattered windows from my Vancouver apartment, I am only slightly warmed by the thought that in exactly one month I will leave my soggy clothing behind for the lighter fair that I will have to wear in the humid climate in Thailand. Lighter clothing usually leaves little to the imagination […]
After an overwhelming 3 days in Bangkok it was time to move our travels onward. We decided to take the popular route to the southern islands of Thailand. Our first stop; Koh Samui. Waiting at the Bankok Train station In order to get down south we would have two options. One, would be to take […]
A review of Ipanema beach in Rio de Janerio Brazil. Another strong candidate for a great beach to visit. It is in walking distance to Copacabana beach and has a nice seawall running along side of it. A great place to relax and catch some sun.
After enjoying an amazing 3.5 hour ferry ride from Siri Thani (spelling?) to the largest of the Southern islands Koh Samui, we arrived at The Fair House Resort where we relaxed for the first day along the beach and just chill out. Very nice place to stay and I would highly recommend it to anyone […]