Day 15: Beach day + fun night out After deciding to stay in Koh Tao until the end of my trip, I had some logistics to take care of in the morning, mainly finding a place to stay for the next few nights. I walked up and down the streets of Koh Tao with my… Continue reading Thailand days 15-18: Last days relaxing in Koh Tao + short leg in Bangkok
Day 11: Travel day + “me” evening in Koh Tao The next part of my trip was dedicated to getting my PADI Open Water Diving Certification in Koh Tao! Koh Tao is a small island on the gulf side of Thailand known for the beautiful marine life and diving. It isn’t as party-party as the… Continue reading Thailand days 11-14: Open water scuba diving course in Koh Tao + a growing experience
My mom. Where do I even begin? I don’t know anyone more selfless, positive, and caring. I know my family and all of her friends would say the same thing. She taught me how to see the bright side of every situation, how to be independent (and not rely on no man!), that life and… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day ❤
Day 10: Overnight Lake Tour I arrived at Khao Sok National Park the night before and checked in at Our Jungle Camp Eco Resort. I was greeted by the nicest manager named Nu and given a cup of tea, and I quickly realized that I had accidentally booked a super nice, bougey resort. Oops. At… Continue reading Thailand days 9-10: Khao Sok National Park
Day 4: “Treat yourself” day in Chiang Mai + food poisoning… After my last two days of intense hiking and activity, I wanted nothing more than to have a “treat yourself” day. It was my last full day in Chiang Mai and I had nothing on the agenda but to indulge, shop, eat, and explore… Continue reading Thailand days 4-8: last of Chiang Mai + Pai: my hippie backpacking dream
Where do I even begin…Thailand is everything I thought it would be, and more, and it’s only been 3 days! I have sooo much to recap for you guys so let’s just dive right in. Day 1: Temples + monk chat The first day was temple-hopping day. I landed in Chiang Mai around 2pm and… Continue reading Thailand days 1-3: beginnings in Chiang Mai + trekking adventure in the North
Hey guys!! This will be a quick post. Just wanted to check in and say that all limbs are attached. All is well, I made it! It’s hard to feel confident after these exams but all I can say is that the second I put my pen down, it felt like 800 pounds had been… Continue reading FREEDOM + post-exam fiesta + off to Thailand!