Don’t Miss This Day Trip from Chiang Mai
Apr30

Don’t Miss This Day Trip from Chiang Mai

Early last year we were enjoying the amazing northern Thailand city of Chiang Mai, and had just returned from an awesome day trip from Chiang Mai to some of the surrounding countryside attractions. The photos from our tour recently popped up in my Google Photos “rediscover this day” so I figured it was a great time to share some of them. A Day Trip from Chiang Mai We lived in Chiang Mai for about a month last year. During...

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Chiang Mai Night Markets
Apr23

Chiang Mai Night Markets

The Chiang Mai night market “walking streets” were some of our favorite pastimes during our visit to this northern Thailand city. Over the course of a month in Chiang Mai, we visited these night markets 3 or 4 times and always enjoyed ourselves.

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World Class Scuba Diving in Koh Lanta, Thailand
May23

World Class Scuba Diving in Koh Lanta, Thailand

We’ve had the good fortune to dive in some amazing spots around the world from Sodwana Bay in South Africa to a night dive with manta rays in Hawaii. More recently we were treated to some spectacular sights at Balicasag Island in Bohol, Philippines. We’re happy to now include our dives at Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, and Koh Ha in Koh Lanta, Thailand among the amazing dive sites that we’ve experienced around the world.

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Railay Travel Tips: Railay on a Budget
May15

Railay Travel Tips: Railay on a Budget

Railay, Thailand is one of the first places I read about when we were considering a trip to Southeast Asia. As I browsed Pinterest boards full of inspiring images of beaches and long tail boats I quickly noticed that many of the pictures were from Railay. We knew we had to see it.

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Island Hopping Tour in Railay, Thailand
May08

Island Hopping Tour in Railay, Thailand

To be perfectly honest we were disappointed with Railay. We had heard that Railay’s beaches, especially Phra Nang, were among the world’s best, if not the best. When we arrived we found Railay West and Phra Nang beaches beautiful but small and crowded, with cloudy water and tons of long tail boats. The peninsula itself was also crowded, with many areas littered with trash. Prices were significantly higher than elsewhere in...

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Railay Deep Water Solo Rock Climbing
May01

Railay Deep Water Solo Rock Climbing

The Railay peninsula near Krabi, Thailand is famous for great rock climbing, including many deep water solo opportunities. While it had been years since either Kat or I had been rock climbing, and we had never been deep water solo rock climbing, it’s a sport we really enjoyed in the past and we were itching to use this opportunity to get back on the rocks.

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