Nestled in the mountains of northern Thailand, along the famous Mae Hong Song loop, this little village has kept its charm and held onto its spot on the global tourist map. Today, a stay in Chiang Mai warrants a visit to Pai. You can’t do Chiang Mai and not Pai – say the guide books.… Read More Pai: A hippie town or clever marketing?
So, you’ve decided to go traveling and are now on the lookout for your mobile home. Yay! Congrats on getting this far. Like always, the best way to go about this is to ask yourself a bunch of questions and really, come up with a shortlist of your must haves. Here’s some pointers. CATEGORIES In… Read More Choosing the right backpack
Southern most of Thai islands, and in close proximity to a national park, Ko Lipe with its crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches is a postcard island. It's beauty sells many a keychains and fridge magnets. Beauty however can also also be a burden and that's the sorry state of Koh Lipe. Tainted with… Read More Ko Lipe: An overpriced tourist trap & a busted knee
About 80Km south of Prachuap Khiri Khan this little place offers a quiet existence with an idyllic beach and a small mix of local and ferang run businesses that cater to the occasional backpacker. From Prachuap one could either shell out ~200Bht for a mini van or opt for the most basic 3rd class on… Read More Bang Saphan Yai