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 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 Read More …

Crowds and Scammers at the Grand Palace

Getting to the Grand Palace From our hotel in Sukhumvit we walked to the Nana BTS station, a light-rail train that snakes throughout the city. We found it surprisingly easy to navigate and an efficient way to cover large distances in the city. At our final stop we made our way to the passenger ferry on the Chao Phraya River. Read More …