9 Books to Inspire Wanderlust

Travel inspiration can come from a variety of sources; from the movies we watch, the songs we hear, wise travel quotes or from a good book. Fiction and nonfiction alike can inspire one to explore places they have never heard of or seen before, but yearn for because of the power of good writing. I love a good book, but am often too busy to read as often as I would like. This list was contributed by Read More …

Cocotero Resort The Hidden Village in Koh Lanta, Thailand

Of all the places we stayed on our trip to Southeast Asia, we were most looking forward to checking in at the Cocotero Resort, The Hidden Village on gorgeous Koh Lanta, Thailand. I had spent hours online researching varying accommodations, from fancy resorts and basic budget bungalows that range from $10 to $1000 USD a night. Koh Lanta, being the second largest island in the Andaman sea after Phuket, is not a small island, so Read More …

4 Islands Tour in Koh Lanta, Thailand (Video Post)

The 4 Islands tour in Koh Lanta will take you to the beautiful islands of Ko Chuek, Ko Mook, Ko Kradan and Ko Mah. We decided to go with Opal Travel Speed Boat as they had the best reputation on the island. We would whole-heartedly recommend this company! Small groups, great lunch, and friendly guides.

Exploring the Phi Phi Islands

The exquisitely beautiful Phi Phi Islands in the south of Thailand have a certain reputation in the ‘travel world’ for being a party island. Partying isn’t exactly our scene and we would almost always choose an empty, quiet beach over a beach filled with drunk 20-something year olds. Almost always (unfortunate story below). We visited the Phi Phi islands knowing full well what the reputation was and wanted to give it a shot anyways because of Read More …

3 Nights in Bangkok

Bangkok. Meh. If I’m being honest, it was probably one of our least favorite destinations on our 2 weeks Southeast Asia trip. Despite not loving it, I doubt that it was the last time we ever visit the capital of Thailand since it is such a big hub in SE Asia. I think that the more we visit it may grow on us, but after 3 nights in Bangkok it certainly didn’t charm us. We took an Read More …