Trying tourism in Thailand

Now Playing: “Dusty Trails” – Lucius I was very lucky to have a friend from home come visit me in September, right as I was feeling the teacher burnout. The familiar face was refreshing and her visit gave me a great excuse to act like a tourist again! Our first weekend in Bangkok was the […]

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Hiking to a hidden temple

Now Playing: “Capable” -The Wild Reeds My friends and I had a very cool day at Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park on our second trip to Hua Hin. The park is about 45 minutes south of Hua Hin and holds a hidden treasure! (Travel note at the bottom for those interested.) While Laem Sala […]

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Conquering fears at Khao Yai

Now Playing: “Bop Bop” -Mean Lady Khao Yai National Park is an enormous park a few hours northwest of Bangkok. It is famous for camping, hiking, waterfall and wildlife viewing. My friends and I planned our trip for a long weekend and met up in Pak Chong, about 40 minutes from the park. (Pak Chong […]

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Opening up while overseas

Now Playing: “I Feel the Earth Move” -Carole King Well, I struggle to start this post more than any other. I have so many thoughts following the devastating events in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend. (If you don’t know what I’m referring to, click here for a mild summary.) I will not divulge my political […]

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Biking to Big Buddha

Now Playing: “Awake My Soul” -Mumford & Sons We kept hearing about this Big Buddha statue not too far from Ayutthaya and wanted to head there for a quick day trip. Our best option for traveling was by motorbike, so I’m proud to say we gathered our nerves and rented bikes! My friend Andy showed […]

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