Pai, Thailand: My Favorite Kind of Pai

There's a joke among backpackers that you can get stuck in the Pai hole - that you arrive in Pai with the intention to stay for 2 nights and then a week later you're still there. It's easy to understand why with the laid back atmosphere, inexpensive food at the incredible night market, accommodations available … Continue reading Pai, Thailand: My Favorite Kind of Pai

Phu Chi Fa: Sunrise Over the Thai-Lao Boarder

About 3 hours Northeast from Chiang Mai on the Thai-Lao border sits a small village with a handful of restaurants, a few dozen quaint guesthouses, and a row of small stalls lining the main street. The village (I'm not even sure the village's name!) has a small, sleepy, authentic Thai feel to it with children … Continue reading Phu Chi Fa: Sunrise Over the Thai-Lao Boarder

Ayutthaya & Sukhothai: Biking Around Thailand’s Ancient Ruins

Located in central Thailand are two small towns, Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, that were once powerful and influential Thai Kingdoms. Ayutthaya, only 2 hours North of Bangkok by train or 1.5 hours by minivan, was once the capital of Siam before the city was sacked by the Burmese and the capital had to be re-established near … Continue reading Ayutthaya & Sukhothai: Biking Around Thailand’s Ancient Ruins