flocking through

“I knew that if I allowed fear to overtake me, my journey was doomed. Fear, to a great extent, is born of a story we tell ourselves, and so I chose to tell myself a different story from the one women are told. I decided I was safe. I was strong. I was brave. Nothing could vanquish me.” Cheryl Strayed, "Wild"

Nooks and Crannies of Phi Phi

I told myself I wouldn't go to Phi Phi because of the reputation it holds of being an overcrowded party infused destination gone bad. I was so wrong. As I have found with many of the "party" towns in SEA there is... Continue Reading →


Traipsing through the Islands

Let's be honest- I came to Thailand for the beaches. The green waters set against jungle cascading karst. Not knowing what the north had in store for me (which was just as great in my opinion- though you should do... Continue Reading →

Pie in Pai

You're going to Chiang Mai? You must go to Pai! Said everyone. Best advice I took- besides the advice of coming to Thailand of course. Pai is a little chill town in the north of Thailand. A four hour bus... Continue Reading →

Why Nature Elephant Park?

From a young age I remember marveling at the massive creatures at the circus, in videos of them partaking in art, and even elephant riding at the local zoo and fairs. Somewhere along the line I started to stray away... Continue Reading →

Chiang Mai

  On a whim I decided to fly from Laos to Thailand as so many of my friends I met along the way had great things to say about it. I started in the north in the city of Chiang... Continue Reading →

A little bit of Vientiane

So I don't have much to say about Vientiane but two things I did were really worth it so I wanted to still do a post for it. Vientiane definitely is not my type of city as it is a... Continue Reading →

Vang Vieng

In my research of Laos every other post was about this infamous party town of Vang Vien. As a person sober in recovery the thought of going to a town most known for tubing down a river hopping from bar... Continue Reading →

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang set my trip through Laos to high standards. Immediately I felt this city. Set in a valley at the joining of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, Luang Prabang is the type of place that makes you slow... Continue Reading →

Tad Sae Waterfalls: when beauty comes at an ethical price

After seeing the much anticipated Kuang Si Waterfall we decided to do another day trip a bit closer to see a more local waterfall. Tad Sae is not nearly as tall as Kuang Si but consists of many more smaller falls.... Continue Reading →

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