Trekking Chiang Rai: 3 Days Into the Wild!

Truthfully I had two goals for Chiang Rai in my initial trip planning: to set foot inside the gorgeous White Temple (Wat Rong Khun) and to experience a few days in the true jungle that is northern Thailand’s hillsides. Our goal for the trek was to experience real nature and hopefully get an authentic glimpse into the […]

Southeast Asia by the Numbers

Budgeting: Southeast Asia by the Numbers Let’s be clear…I am not a “play it by ear” type of person. Moreover I am a firm believer that preparation is 90% of success in anything, particularly in planning a successful trip. When the itinerary was finally set and budget itemised for my first extended trip I can honestly […]