Category Archives: Thailand

Songkran Festival: Wanna Have A Water Fight?

After meeting up with Patty (a college nickname for my friend–it kills me to call him “Pat” or “Patrick”) and my ill-timed sickness, we were running out of time to see everything that we had planned on seeing. The original plan … Continue reading

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Still In Chiang Mai (But I’m Alive!)

I finally gave in. I happily said goodbye to my $4 per night hostel in exchange for a hotel with a private room. I was tired of waking up in the middle of the night covered in sweat, then groggily stumbling … Continue reading

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Chillin’ Out Maxin’ Relaxin’ All Cool

Sometimes I crack myself up with my blog titles and this title is certainly no exception. If you get the reference, then you definitely grew up in the ’90s. It’s almost been a full week since I landed in Chiang … Continue reading

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Spring Festival Travels

For this year’s Chinese New Year, I went to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Bali (Indonesia), and Koh Samui (Thailand).  Here are some of the highlights of my trip:  

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Crazy Cabbies

It seems like a pre-requisite for taxi drivers in the SE Asian countries I’ve been in, to be reckless, impatient, and generally crazy on the road. Of course, they will probably try to rip you off by insisting that you … Continue reading

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Thailand Pictures

Here are some pictures from my trip to Thailand.

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I’m So Lucky

I was sick for the past four days or so.  Super sick.  I was afraid to eat food, and I love eating food.  I think it was the combination of the awful car ride back from Pai and the sketchy … Continue reading

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4am and Waiting

I e-mailed Urai a few days ago, letting her know that I would be taking the 10am bus from Pai to Chiang Mai, getting me into the city at around 1pm.  She told me to wait for the night bus … Continue reading

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Goodbye Pai

Paola and I went on a girls advenutre out to Pai, which is a 3-hour bus ride west of Chiang Mai.  Pai is a great little town with lots of outdoors activities to do. For those of you who have … Continue reading

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Pianzis (cheats)

For the most part, my time here in Thailand has been epic.  The food is to die for, the people are extremely nice, and I have successfully darkened my skin color (using SPF 30, of course!). Yesterday, a few fellow … Continue reading

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