Top Things to Do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

On my very first vacation living in Korea, I tagged along with some friends on a two-week trip to Thailand and Cambodia. One of our favorite places of the trip was by far Chiang Mai. We allotted about four days for the northern Thai city, and we all left wishing we could add a few

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Island Hopping in Krabi

If you’re headed towards the Thai beaches, one thing you have got to take the time out to do is go island hopping in Krabi (or whichever beach you’re staying at). It’s a whole day affair, and you will be exhausted by the end of it, but it’s such a blast. You can do it for as

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Visit Wiang Kum Kam, a Lost City in Thailand

If you head up north to Chiang Mai, one of the coolest things to do is visit Wiang Kum Kam, a lost city. Founded in 1286 by Mengrai, it served as the capital city of the Lanna Empire for only a decade before they decided to move to Chiang Mai because of constant flooding in the area.

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Postcards from Krabi

When I traveled to Thailand last year with friends, we decided to visit Krabi (specifically Ao Nang) for five days to finish off our trip. After a lot of sight-seeing, walking, and exploring in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Siem Reap (Cambodia), we figured we’d let ourselves totally relax in one of Thailand’s beach paradises. Now, I’ve seen

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A Logistical Guide to Visiting Thailand

Last year I, with four expat teachers, spent winter vacation ditching the cold and visiting Thailand (and Cambodia). As I’m preparing to do the same with Vietnam this February, I’m doing a lot of googling, forum reading, and comparing for the little details that often escape our attention. While I definitely am going to have travel

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