DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

1 Week of Fun and Sun in Hua Hin, Thailand

Hua Hin is Thailand’s original beach resort as it’s aristocratic roots date back to 1911 when the railroad arrived from Bangkok and some in the royal family built vacation homes here. By the mid-1920s it was a full-fledged resort town for the Bangkok-based nobility with a golf course and a seaside hotel. Today, Hua Hin […]

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1 Perfect Week in Chiang Mai

It is easy to understand why so many people come to Chiang Mai for a few days and end up coming back to spend a lot more time here or even relocate to this super progressive, artsy, foodie city set near gorgeous lush mountains. The city is quite large and diverse. There are many fun […]

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8 Best Vegan Restaurants in Chiang Mai

Best Vegan Restaurants in Chaing Mai

Chiang Mai is a place of vegan dreams.  I had heard amazing things about this city’s vegan restaurants and was so excited to find out that they were all true. Travelling through new places can be taxing on a plant based diet. Using Google Translate to explain my vegan preferences leaves most people on the […]

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Asia’s World City – 3 Gorgeous Parks

Asia's World City

It has become a bit of a tradition for us to land in Asia’s World City (Hong Kong) at the beginning of a given year.  We started or nomadic journey right here and hold it and it’s people near and dear to our hearts. One of the things that we enjoy a lot here are […]

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Koh Tao Our Favorite Island in Thailand

Koh Tao the Best Island in Thailand

Thailand has a very special place in our hearts.  And Koh Tao is our favorite island there.   So needless to say we love, Koh Tao.  The name means “Turtle Island” and true to it’s moniker there are still some giant turtles living around the coves of the island.  “Discovered” in the early 1980’s this oasis […]

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Koh Samui Thailand’s #1 Best Beach Destination?

Koh Samui best beaches Thailand

Koh Samui is the island in the Gulf of Thailand that is considered to be the most beautiful and luxurious.  Fair enough – most of the major hotel brands are present here and there are numerous resorts and beaches to choose from. On the island there are 3 main beach towns, each offering different experiences. […]

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Is Penang Worth a Visit?

Penang Malaysia Georgetown

Georgetown, the capital of Penang is the second most populous area in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur.  It is a melting pot of eastern cultures and is a UNESCO world heritage sight. There is quite a bit to see on this colorful island.  Although when we visited, the beaches were quite underwhelming and dirty.  However, read […]

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The Garden City – Stunning Singapore!

We flew on Cathay Pacific business from Hong Kong to Singapore (otherwise known as The Garden City).  It was a really pleasant 4 hour flight.  Singapore felt even muggier than Hong Kong and the air conditioning of our uber ride was very much appreciated. Our hotel was the Wanderlust design hotel which is an SPG […]

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