Dramatic Limestone Cliffs + Lush Jungle in Railay, Thailand

A GUIDE TO VISITING RAILAY The soaring cliffs and pristine beaches of Railay, Thailand have hovered near the top of my travel 'wish list' for years. Every time I saw photos, I couldn't believe it was a real place. It appeared to be actual paradise. When planning my jaunt around the Thai islands, Railay was … Continue reading Dramatic Limestone Cliffs + Lush Jungle in Railay, Thailand

The Ultimate Bali Planning Guide

THE ULTIMATE BALI PLANNING GUIDE Bali. Island of the gods. Paradise. Tropical getaway. Spiritual haven. Destination hotspot. 'One of the best places I've ever visited' is also a title that fits this incredible island. When you think of Bali, chances are you envision gorgeous temples, sweeping rice terraces, thundering waterfalls, fresh smoothie bowls, swinging monkeys, … Continue reading The Ultimate Bali Planning Guide

Finding Serenity in Bangkok, A Review of the Banyan Tree Hotel

Planning a one-way trip to SE Asia to explore parts of the world I've never experienced and teach English, I could not have been more excited. Starting to plan out the first few weeks of my trip, I reserved flights and hostels around Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. As a generous gift for what should have … Continue reading Finding Serenity in Bangkok, A Review of the Banyan Tree Hotel