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Exploring The Black House In Chiang Rai

Several weeks back I spent a three day weekend exploring the small quaint town of Chiang Rai. You can learn more about what there is to do in Chiang Rai HERE. On one morning we decided to explore and try to find Baan Dam Chiang Rai. This is not to be confused with the White Temple of Chiang Rai. Trying to…

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Koh Tao Scuba Diving Review

What is it like to dive in paradise? Well! Fortunately, I got the opportunity to find out in Koh Tao, Thailand! While traveling in the south of Thailand and exploring the many islands, beaches, and tropical paradise I talked to many other travelers and heard about the infamous island of Koh Tao. The island is nestled to the north of…

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Awesome Day Exploring Amphawa Floating Market

The Ampawa night floating market is a popular local Thai destination located in western Thailand, approximately 1.5 hours from Bangkok. Once we arrived to the Amaphawa Night Floating Market, we decided to walk around and explore. I had been to the market once before on a previous trip so it was not a completely new experience. The amphawa market is…

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Give Me 5 Hostel Review

I am sitting in Chiang Mai, Thailand as I write this post. I have been here since Christmas and it will be about 2 weeks in all. I came here on a work/vacation trip and I wanted to catch up with old friends as I used to live here. My plan was that I was going to stay at a…

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There Is More To Cambodia Than Ang kor Wat

This Is A Guest Post By Jess Signet Cambodia is ever-increasing in popularity as a tourist destination. Backpackers flock from all over the world to experience what this unique and diverse country has to offer. However, it’s probably fair to assume that most visitors know very little before their arrival except the mighty and famous Angkor Wat because its status as a…

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Helpful Chiang Mai Living Cost Case Study

Do you want to live abroad? Do you want to live in Thailand?! But, you are not sure about the cost of living? Then, this comprehensive Chiang Mai living cost case study is for you! I was exactly in the same position in February 2014 before I bought a one-way ticket to Bangkok, Thailand. I had just quit my job in Anchorage,…

How To Renew Your U.S. Passport In Chiang Mai

Have you ever been traveling while your passport is about to expire? Do you know how to renew your U.S. passport if you are traveling or living abroad? I will explain the answer to these questions and more. First, passports are required for international travel. As an American, you cannot travel internationally without one. Once issued, American Passports have 10…

One Year Living Abroad Reflection

Living Abroad Roughly, 1 year ago today, I made a decision to buy a one-way ticket to Thailand to travel, teach English, and live abroad. Today, I am on another one-way flight to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for more adventures abroad. This past year has flown by and has been an amazing experience. I have been able to explore…

Exploring Baan Dam Chiang Rai

Several weeks back I spent a three day weekend exploring the small quaint town of Chiang Rai. You can learn more about what there is to do in Chiang Rai HERE. On one morning we decided to explore and try to find Baan Dam Chiang Rai. This is not to be confused with the White Temple of Chiang Rai. Trying to…