Chiang Rai, Thailand – The black house and white temple

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Rate our ReviewsIn a tucked-away corner of northern Thailand sits the small city of Chiang Rai.  This sister city to nearby Chiang Mai is known primarily to visitors for its gleaming White Temple.  The dirt roads, lack of tall buildings, and general laid-back atmosphere make it feel like a real off-the-beaten-path treasure.  Chiang Mai to […]

Kanchanaburi, Thailand – The Death Railway & Erawan National Park

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Rate our ReviewsThrough wild and green, western Thailand runs an unfinished railway dubbed the “Death Railway,” so-called because of the more than 100,000 lives lost to build it.  Beginning in Bangkok, it heads west to the town of Kanchanaburi, over the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai, and abruptly ends in the town of Nam […]

Pattaya Thailand – Sanctuary in Buddhist temples

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Rate our ReviewsIf you have ever been anywhere near Thailand, you’ll know that Pattaya is not exactly the place single ladies go, for a relaxing weekend.  After the Vietnam War, Pattaya earned a reputation for sex tourism that is still alive and well today.  I ended up in this seedy town because a couple of […]

Sukhothai, Thailand – Enroute to Bangkok

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Rate our ReviewsSukhothai, Thailand…Because I’m a masochist, I had decided that it would be a good idea to make a day trip out of visiting the ancient city of Sukhothai, en route to Bangkok from Chiang Mai.  If you’ve ever seen it on a map, you’ll notice that it isn’t close to much of note.  […]

Bangkok, Thailand – Lone journey and a full heart

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Rate our ReviewsWanderlust Lone Journey…..My heart was pounding while I was saying a little prayer of “Lord, please do not let me freak out”! My prayer may have sounded a bit weird but it was a different set of circumstances. I was in my twenty-third year of my existence and it was my first time […]