DANCING PANDAS

Journaling The Journey

Koh Lanta – Serene Simplicity

Koh Lanta is one of the most accessible tropical islands in Thailand that is mostly unspoiled and very welcoming. The island is only 70 kilometers from Krabi and it’s international airport, but feels a million miles away due to it’s gorgeous strands of never ending beaches, lush jungles, pretty coral reefs and bohemian laid back […]

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Seclusion on Koh Phi Phi

Phi Phi Island (Koh Phi Phi Don) is synonymous with a young loud party scene. It is set on a tiny island in the Andaman Sea, dominated by cliffs in the midst of the most gorgeous turquoise water and jungle. And yes, the over crowded Tonsai Bay is exactly that – party central but we […]

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My Favorite Beach in Phuket

As many of my friends know, I love Thailand and so many of it’s glorious islands.  Just not super touristy Phuket.   We had 3 free nights at a Marriott resort expiring, so it made sense to give Phuket Marriott Nai Yang Resort and Spa a chance to prove me wrong.  Located a few miles from […]

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A Week of Fun and Sun in Hua Hin

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. Please follow and […]

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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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My Vegan Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is a place of dreams.  I had heard amazing things about this city 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 receiving end with […]

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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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