The Most Amazing Day: Riding and Bathing With Elephants

Playing with elephants is virtually a requirement when traveling to Southeast Asia. Every trinket and article of clothing in the street markets are embroidered with elephants, and to say we were excited to finally see some elephants is an understatement. Chiang Mai is home to an abundance of elephant sanctuaries, the majority of which exist […]

Thailand Part Two—Chiang Mai and the Grand Canyon

Back to Thailand! After checking out southern Thailand–Phuket, Phi Phi Island, and Nai Yang–and loving it, we were so excited for more pad Thai, green curry, amazing fruit smoothies, honestly all of the cheap street food in general. (Yes, this trip has revolved around food). But, even more exciting was the promise of elephants, massive […]

Songkran

The world’s biggest water fight. We heard that we were going to be in Phi Phi for Songkran, but weren’t too sure what to expect, or really knew what it is. It is the Thai New Year, where everyone from moms, grandfathers, travelers, to little babies, gather in the streets and participates in a giant […]