Deep Water Soloing – Ao Nang, Thailand

After paddling out to Poda IslandĀ and booking on deep water soloing day we were excited to get picked up by Tonsai Basecamp and get climbing. Deep water soloing is rock climbing above deep water without any ropes or equipment. I along with most climbers have never soloed (climbed without gear) before. It is a very…

Ao Nang – PADI Open Water Course – Scuba Diving

Our departure from Chiang Mai was exciting. Not because I didn’t enjoy my time there, but because the four of us would be starting our PADI Open Water SCUBA diving course! We arrived late in the evening and took a taxi from the airport into Ao Nang town. It was dark so we could not…

Wat Chedi Luang – A 600 Year-old Temple

Our final day before our departure to Ao Nang was spent walking to the airport (5km) and checking out Wat Chedi Luang. This temple is over 600 years old and a UNESCO site. If you only had one day in Chiang Mai and had to visit a single temple I would say this is the…

The Sunday Night Market – Chiang Mai

  The night market in Chiang Mai is huge. It sprawls across a few streets in the center of the city around Wat Chedi Luang. The market is packed with tourists and locals which is nice to see. Markets are a great way to experience a new place and fill your belly. The market in…

Visiting the Elephants – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Our arrival in Chiang Mai started with a 3-4 kilometer walk from the airport. Avoiding all of the cabs who won’t use a meter and want to charge double or triple what the overall cost would be as a flat rate. Cabbies… No matter where you go they always try to rip you off. Tourists…