Here are the beaches we visited while staying on Phuket Island. Patong Beach – Patong beach is a garbage, tourist saturated beach. Plop yourself down and within seconds you will have a million crafts people approach you wanting you to buy their wares. You will also have someone come up to you yelling, “Beer, Beer!!!” … Continue reading Beaches on Phuket Island
We left Bangkok for Phuket Island, Thailand at the end of January. We had no idea what was in store for us in Phuket but at this point in our travels we were ready for a place to call, “home” for a short while. We’d guessed island living for three weeks was a solid choice. We’d … Continue reading Living On Phuket Island
During our last afternoon in Bangkok we headed to Wat Pho. Originally, we were going there to get a couples massage. Wat Pho is the name of the temple complex. In the complex, not only do they have dozens of temples, statues, and sacred art, they also have a rather famous massage salon. The massage … Continue reading The Reclining Buddha of Wat Pho
We try to balance our adventures with work days and tourist days while travelling. Based on our deadlines we either A) work in the morning, tourist in the afternoon, B) tourist in the morning, work in the afternoon, or C) tourist the whole day and work the next day. I once listened to RuPaul on … Continue reading Jim Thompson, the spy with the silk.
The night we returned to Bangkok from the farm we decided to go out and party! This was the same day we went to the two different floating markets, so needless to say, we saw A LOT in 24 hours. Khaosan Road is the “party street” of Bangkok. It’s one long street, but there are … Continue reading Partying on Khaosan Road
After our time at the farm, Nok took us to two floating markets, Damnoen Saduak and Amphawa. Damnoen Saduak When you get to Damnoen you can walk along the canals, visiting souvenir shops, restaurants or food carts. You can also hold a python around your neck like Paul did. I highly recommend paying to ride … Continue reading Floating Markets of Ratchaburi
We stayed at the Pineapple farm for two days. Nok’s family owns and operates this farm in Ratchaburi province. The province is located about 3 hours west of Bangkok and borders Myanmar (Burma). Most of the family’s house was outside. I really liked this because it felt very close to nature. The farm had several … Continue reading The Pineapple Farm In Ratchaburi