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Visiting The Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand

August 16, 2015

Visiting Thailand had been one of my dreams since spacing out during my high school math classes. I pictured myself drinking fresh coconuts and looking like a goddess as I rode on the back of an elephant through a tropical jungle. When I finally got the chance to come to Thailand, I had myself plenty of coconuts but faced shattered dreams when I realized the horrors that stem from elephant riding. After a whole host of research, it became quite…

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A Weekend Trip to Pai, Thailand

August 12, 2015

When I was still in America, living at home, weekend trips consisted of road journeys to the Jersey Shore or up to Mt. Pocono to fish at the trout farm. Don’t get me wrong, these destinations are interesting in their own right but dodging hoards of jellyfish and clumps of seaweed in the murky Atlantic gets old after twenty-some years. Now, temporarily stationed in Thailand, weekend trips have become much more inspiring. Pai is a small mountain town about a…

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Motorcycle Day Trip From Chiang Mai: A Cafe in a Tree and a Cave Full of Buddhas

August 4, 2015

A Motorcycle Day Trip From Chiang Mai Updated 2017 I lived in Chiang Mai for seven months, and while I was there, I did a lot of exploring.  My husband and I took a ton of weekend and day trips, always by motorbike.  If you’re living in Chiang Mai, and want to get out of the city for a day, this motorbike trip is a unique way to do it.  A Unique Motorbike Day Trip From Chiang Mai The Giant:…

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