10 BEST Slow Boat to Luang Prabang Tips

A backpackers rite of passage, the 2 day slow boat  to Luang Prabang is a bucket list item for some, and a long dreaded day of travel for others. I had the opportunity to take the famous slow boat from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang and loved the journey! It was fun, exciting, and a […]

10 BEST Beaches on Koh Tao – The Ultimate Guide (2024)

koh tao viewpoint with ocean and mountains

Best known for its scuba diving and snorkeling, but it’s also home to some of the best beaches in Thailand.   I had the opportunity to visit beautiful Koh Tao for a week and had the best time! This island is filled with adventure sports, beautiful beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle. However, I took my […]

Chiang Mai to Huay Xai: The Ultimate Guide

sunset over the mekong river in Huay Xai

Located on the mighty Mekong river, Huay Xai is a small Laos town famous for the starting (and ending) point for the slow boat or the Gibbons Experience.   I recently traveled from Chiang Mai to Huay Xai and found the experience super easy and way less stressful than I imagined. After a few google […]

Ultimate 3 Days in Krabi Itinerary

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Soaring limestone cliffs and crystal clear by water is what you will find when googling pictures of Krabi. When planning your trip to Krabi 3 days is the perfect amount of time to experience it’s beautiful nature, white sandy beaches, and get to know the town. I lived in Thailand for over a year, and […]

The Ultimate Guide to John Suwan Viewpoint Koh Tao

koh tao viewpoint with ocean and mountains

Koh Tao is famous for being one of the cheapest places in the world to learn how to Scuba Dive. But, did you know it’s also filled with beautiful beaches and incredible viewpoints, and the John Suwan Viewpoint in Koh Tao is the most iconic of them all.   Everyday, many travelers take this hike […]

An Incredible 3 Day Koh Tao Itinerary: Beach, Ocean, Hiking

Ocean Overview Sai Baeng Beach - best beaches in koh tao

Known for its scuba diving, white-sand beaches, and incredible viewpoints, Koh Tao is an island for people looking for adventure mixed with a laid-back atmosphere. This 3 day Koh Tao itinerary is here to help you experience it all. I visited Koh Tao to get my Open Water Scuba Certification, however I ended up staying […]

Bangkok to Koh Tao: 4 BEST Ways to Travel!

koh tao island

Dreaming of Scuba Diving in Thailand? Koh Tao is the spot for you! This small island in the Gulf of Thailand is famed for it’s cheap and world-class scuba diving. However, it’s a paradise for anyone just looking to relax on the beach. But, the journey to get here is not easy. Bangkok to Koh […]

The Ultimate Guide to 7 Lakes of Ausangate + Tips! (2024)

7 lakes of ausangate - big mountain with turquoise blue lake

Looking for beautiful mountain views without the touristy crowds of Machu Picchu or Humantay Lake? 7 Lakes of Ausangate is one of my favorite day trips from Cusco!   I had the opportunity to live in Cusco for 6 weeks, so I spent a lot of time exploring the surrounding areas. I pretty much spent […]

Cusco Tourist Ticket – What’s WORTH IT? Reviews + Tips (2024)

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Cusco Tourist Ticket – What’s WORTH IT? Reviews + Tips (2024) Cusco is what feels like the tourist capital of South America. From Machu Picchu to Rainbow Mountain, many tourists come here to get those famous pictures. However, there is A LOT to see and do about Cusco, so much so they have a Cusco […]

10 INCREDIBLE Day Trips from Cusco + Tips! (2024)

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Planning your trip to Cusco and overwhelmed with the abundance of day trips from Cusco? I’ve been there too. There are so many incredible sights both within Cusco and just a day trip away! I spent 6 weeks in Cusco living and volunteering there. However, I had lots of time to explore the city and […]