2016 was a year of a LOT of travel: Muscat; Istanbul; Barcelona; Istanbul (again), Cappadocia & Ephesus; Beirut; Rabat; and Singapore, New Zealand & Australia. 2017: Not as much.I blame credit our CPC mentality of always looking forward to the next trip. That, and disposable income that has since gone away after I stopped workingContinue reading “Thailand | Bangkok & Chiang Rai”
Turtle release, El Salvador.
Thai street food.The title of this post implies I’ll be writing about Thai food generally, but this post really should have been titled, “Nong Thai Kitchen in Krabi.” Because we ate there four out of the … four nights we were in Krabi.
I admittedly had low expectations for diving in Thailand. I know — that sounds crazy since Thailand is known for some of the best diving in the world. Or so say the internets. I feel like every country/reef/ocean boasts about its unparalleled dive sites and diverse sea life, so as a diving novice, it’s hard to say where the “best”Continue reading “Thailand | Diving”
After a quick couple days in Bangkok, we flew to Krabi, a southwest Thailand beach town on the Andaman Sea. Phuket is the more famous beach in the area, but our friends who previously lived in Bangkok recommended Krabi as a quieter, more laid-bank alternative.
We spent under 48 hours in Bangkok during our R&R in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Factoring in getting to and from the airport — along with check-in, security, immigration, baggage claim, customs and all the other logistics of international air travel — we were only in the city itself for about 36 hours. Still, we managed to see a lot,Continue reading “Thailand | Bangkok”
Kail and I just returned from an R&R in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia — our third of five trips during our one-year assignment in Kabul. It was a fantastic trip and felt like a true break, I think partly because it was slightly longer than our previous trips (to Nepal and the Maldives) and becauseContinue reading “Thailand, Laos & Cambodia | By the Numbers”