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Things To Do In Krabi Thailand: Tiger Cave Temple

The secret of adventure, then, is not to carefully seek it out but to travel in such a way that it finds you. To do this, you first need to overcome the protective habits of home and open yourself up to unpredictability. Rolf Potts, Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel Arriving at Tiger Cave Temple – Krabi Tiger Cave Temple is known locally as Wat Tham Seua to Thai people…

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First Trip To Thailand – Part Two

– First Trip to Thailand Part 2 – After spending a few days in Bangkok, then a few days in Phuket, we continued further south to Krabi, where I found a glimpse of paradise on Railay, Tonsai, and Phra Nang beaches. The video above and some of the pics below illustrate the experience I had visiting this idyllic vacation getaway.  The video quality is not great and it’s shaky because it was all shot with…

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Charm of Doi Luang - Chiang Dao

The Most Beautiful Coffee Shop in Chiang Dao.

– Sa Nae Doi Luang – Charm of Big Mountain – Chiang Dao – On my way to Chiang Dao, I passed this coffee shop/restaurant and ordered probably the best tasting Watermelon shake I had in Thailand. Every fruit shake I ordered was great anywhere I went, but they definitely added something to this that made it even better or maybe I was just thirsty.  Either way it was delicious. On the road to Chiang…

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Wat Chedi Luang in Chiang Mai’s Old City

– Walk to Wat Chedi Luang –  Chiang Mai – Wat Chedi Luang translated as “Temple of the Big Stupa” dates back to the 14th and 15th centuries.  It was once home to the Emerald Buddha one of the most sacred objects in Thailand.  The Emerald Buddha is now displayed in Bangkok at Wat Phra Khaew, which is the first temple, I ever visited in Thailand and was an experience that has great significance personally…

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Top 5 Things To Do or Not Do in Pai

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. ~  John Lennon Backpackers flock to this countryside retreat to decompress from their long journeys and connect with other like-minded explorers. Expatriates living in Chiang Mai come here to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.  Local Thais visit this home away from home, maybe for a relaxing weekend getaway.  Whatever your reason is for visiting Pai, you are bound to take a slice of Pai…

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Lakes near Chiang Mai - Lake Huay Tueng Thao

Huay Tueng Tao Lake – Chiang Mai

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. Khalil Gibran Huay Teung Thao Lake If you live in Chiang Mai, or are planning to stay for an extended period, there are times when you will want to get away from the traffic and the hectic activity of the old city.  Luckily, it’s not very difficult…

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