Of bikini strings and wardrobe malfunctions

The next thing I knew, my bikini strings got loose and started to dangle down my thigh. There were no restrooms around and I wasn't about to just go into any restroom so I tried to ignore it Wardrobe mishaps that occur while traveling comes in all forms and locations, and…

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Language Barriers

Street shot of Chiang Mai, northern Thailand. Language barrier is one of the biggest challenges in traveling, but it also provides some of the funniest and most unforgettable experiences anywhere you go. One time I joined a group of strangers in northern Thailand for a day trip to the Great Triangle,…

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Currency lessons learned the hard way

   I tried to mentally calculate how much money I had when my math button suddenly froze. Just like that. The numbers stopped registering and I couldn't add or multiply anything anymore. Panic and fatigue took over, then everything started to spin and go dark ever so slowly around me. Traveling…

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Three borders in one day

  A trip to the northernmost part of Thailand gives you a chance to visit the borders of three countries in one day—Thailand, Laos and Myanmar (formerly called Burma). Start your trip from Chiang Rai passing through scenic roads until you notice a dramatic change in the landscape as you get…

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Old Sukhothai sunset, Thailand

Amazing sunset silhouetted behind the ruins of the ancient city of Sukhothai. The old city of Sukhothai which means “the dawn of happiness” is a history buff and a photographer’s dream.

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A Charm called Chiang Mai

IN the northernmost part of Thailand is Chiang Mai, a city that caught my heart and became my instant favorite the first time I saw it from an airplane window.Chiang Mai is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. It is small and laid-back but packed with everything—from…

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Twilight at the Dawn of Happiness

OVER seven hours bus ride away from Bangkok will take you to the old city of Sukhothai— one of Thailand’s most impressive World Heritage Sites Located in lower northern Thailand amid lawns, lakes, and trees, the most famous ruins of the ancient city of Sukhothai is one of the must-never-miss sites…

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