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Why Portland is so Great

Why Portland is so Great

I heard the rumors, but was not sure why Portland is so great. Well, I learned why!! I was so excited to write about Thailand that I put off a lot of writing about Portland, Oregon, but I am so happy to re-visit writing about and sharing our experience in Portland! The Pacific Northwest is a really beautiful place, but Portland just as that extra something special. Of all this cities we have visited, this has to be one of…

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9 Helpful Lessons for Visiting Thailand

9 Helpful Lessons for Visiting Thailand

We naturally had a lot to learn, being first timers in Thailand! After leaving, we had learned many helpful lessons for visiting Thailand. We planned our trip without the help of a travel guide or travel agency. Everything we encountered was a learning experience. Some helpful lessons for visiting Thailand had to be learned the hard way. Even though our trip was quite the adventure, we wished we had read about the tips we learned before our trip! Reading other…

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8 Great Things to do in Bangkok!

8 Great Things to do in Bangkok!

When you think of Thailand, the first city that comes to mind is probably Bangkok. This could be because of movies, music, or simply because there are a lot of great things to do in Bangkok. Our first night in Bangkok was literally a 4 hour nap before we flew to Koh Samui en route to Koh Phangan, but my first observation  was that the airport is big but easy to navigate through. If there is one thing Thailand does…

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Chiang Mai – A MUST see city in Thailand!

Chiang Mai – A MUST see city in Thailand!

Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, the oh so beautiful city and Province of Thailand. It is home to over 300 Buddhist temples, many cultural activities, nature, and great food and fun! Chiang Mai is normally a first stop for many visitors to Thailand. The way everything worked out for us, it ended up being one of our last stops! When I had asked friends about where to go in Thailand, everyone mentioned that it was one of their favorite places…

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Koh Phi Phi and Krabi – An Easter Weekend to Remember!

Koh Phi Phi and Krabi – An Easter Weekend to Remember!

  “Where will you be for Easter?” my mother asked a few months before our trip. As I looked at the dates, I realized we would be in Koh Phi Phi! So I sent her a google photo of the longtail boats in Maya Bay. Krabi was certainly the most beautiful location we visited! I’m lumping locations into one here, because we essentially visited 3 different places in Krabi, including Krabi Town, Koh Phi Phi, and Railay Beach. We spent…

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