Category: Asia

Back to Bangkok

Monday – February 21, 2011 – Today was my last full day in Thailand and I wanted to make the most of it. This morning, I woke up around 10 a.m. at my resort in Pattaya. After walking my beach on the Gulf of Thailand, I came back […]

Exploring Ancient Angkor

Saturday – February 19, 2011 – Today is the day I have dreamt about for a long time: getting to explore Ancient Angkor! I woke up at 7:30 a.m. ready for a great day touring western Cambodia. I grabbed a quick breakfast before I met met driver Sovonne […]

Off to Cambodia!

Friday – February 18, 2011 – Today I would be leaving Thailand for Cambodia. I have immensely enjoyed my time in Phuket and it was all that I hoped for it to be. I am curious to see if visiting Angkor also lives up to my high expectations! […]

Speedboat Tour to Ko Phi Phi

Thursday – February 17, 2011 – Have you ever seen the movie “The Beach” starring Leonardo DiCaprio? If you have, you will recognize Maya Bay from the Phi Phi islands. The Phi Phi islands were popular before the movie was released in 2000, but the release of the […]

Phuket and the Andaman Coast

Wednesday – February 16, 2011 – I have been fortunate to swim in three of the world’s four oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic (briefly!). Today I would finally get to visit the Indian Ocean on my journey to the Thai island of Phuket! This morning I woke […]