Bangkok has a lot to offer but it reveals its secrets only to those with the time to explore the hidden gems of this megacity. It’s a city full of great things to do, places to eat, and bars, clubs, and sites to visit – but you have to know where to look. Here’s my insider guide that tells you just that!
Thailand’s Isaan region is one of the most under-visited parts of the country and travelers tend to pass through or skip it altogether. But Isaan will exceed all of your expectations if you let it and is a places where you can get off the trail and see what life, unspoiled by tourists, is really like in Thailand.
Kuang Si waterfall in Luang Prabang is a breathtaking waterfall you shouldn’t miss. It was the most beautiful thing I saw during my entire visit to the country. It was gorgeous – almost fairylike. This is the story of my day there and how I came across a secret swimming pool (and then found the best chicken in the region).
Laos is one of the most popular destinations for travelers in Southeast Asia but a bit more expensive than you think. However, there is still value to be found. This article breaks down the prices and gives you tips on how to save money in the country.
As I tubed down the slow river back into town, all around me were signs of a previous era: zip lines and rope swings sitting unused, bars long ago boarded up, and fading signs advertising cheap drinks. Vang Vieng’s riverbank was a reminder of the town’s recent past, like a modern Gomorrah. Now there was […]
I didn’t like Pai. Wait. Check that — I liked Pai, I just didn’t love Pai. For years, travelers have told me how much they loved Pai. “It’s aaaaa-mazing! It’s so much fun. There’s healthy food, incredible drinks, and beautiful mountains. You’ll never want to leave,” they would explain, as if talking about the Garden […]