Ayutthaya – Checking Out Some Really Old Wats

Leaving the beach is hard. But onward to Bangkok and all the craziness that is associated with the city. Bangkok is a huge city and like any other city it has a few common characteristics: traffic, pollution, and a lot of people. Taking a cab through the city in the middle of the day was…

Deep Water Soloing – Ao Nang, Thailand

After paddling out to Poda Island 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…

El Nido – The Gem of the Philippines

El Nido is a small town situated on the north-eastern tip of the island Palawan. You have two modes of transportation to this town, driving or flying. We tried to remain frugal through this trip, spending as little money as possible when it came to things like accommodations and getting around which left us with…