Chiang Mai Sunday market

The Strangest Thing Happened to Me in Chiang Mai Sunday Market

Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai Sunday market, held every… well, Sunday, is the mother of all markets. It’s the most touristy and crowded market we’ve ever visited. We loved every minute of it. Every Sunday night the main street of Chiang Mai was lined with stalls after stalls selling anything from handmade crafts to deeply …

Pham Ngu Lao district in Saigon

9 Reasons South East Asia is Perfect For First Time Travellers

South East Asia First thing I noticed about Thailand (besides the humidity) was how easy my traveling became. Take note that I just arrived from Africa, and by comparison, Thailand (and to lesser degree, its neighbors) felt much more, oh, about a gazillion times much more accommodating to travelers. Which is why whenever someone asks …

Road Tripping in Thailand's Golden Triangle

When my 18 year old brother with his freshly minted driver license suggested that we rented a car to visit the golden triangle region in northern Thailand AND offered to do the whole drive himself – it took me a split second to decide that it was the most brilliant idea, ever!

Getting to Know the Pain and Pleasure of A Traditional Thai Massage

Bangkok, Thailand We really didn’t know what to expect when we decided to come to Thailand, that was why a lot of the things about Thailand came as such a nice surprise. One of these nice surprises was discovering traditional Thai massage. We got addicted to this (and for $7/hr, it’s hard not to) and …