Yes, you can visit a responsible elephant sanctuary in Thailand!

Yes, you can visit a responsible elephant sanctuary in Thailand!

During our six week trip in Thailand one of the coolest things we did was a visit to an elephant sanctuary. However, there’s a lot of negativity around elephant tourism in Thailand (and other Southeast Asian countries for that matter). And for a good reason!…

The Three Colored Temples of Chiang Rai

The Three Colored Temples of Chiang Rai

Many tourists skip Chiang Rai. Maybe it’s because of its location, or because they don’t have enough time. Some come on a (very long) day trip from Chiang Mai. Others only pass through on their way to Laos. But luckily you’re reading this blog post,…

Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

Riding the Mae Hong Son Loop

We’ve already left Thailand three weeks ago, but we still have some catching up to do with our blog posts… But we’re taking it a bit more slowly now, so we’ve got some more lazy afternoons on our hands to do some writing and photo-editing.…

Our 3 Week Southern Thailand itinerary

Our 3 Week Southern Thailand itinerary

In april of this year, we spent three weeks in Southern Thailand. We didn’t actually intend to spend so much time here initially, as we planned to focus mostly on the famed north of the country. But our friend Dorien would be joining us for…

Khao Sok National Park: the hidden gem of Southern Thailand

Khao Sok National Park: the hidden gem of Southern Thailand

Most tourists are drawn to the south of Thailand for its golden beaches, laid-back island vibes or full moon parties. Not many people know that there’s an impressive, unspoiled jungle with an enormous lake, karst cliffs and wild animals waiting to be explored in Khao…

Bangkok attractions: a 48-hour guide!

Bangkok attractions: a 48-hour guide!

“What’s the capital of Thailand?” a friend asked me once. And before I had my answer ready he punched me in the nuts… Did you get the joke? Apparently I have those kind of friends… 😉 So although my first “experience” with Bangkok wasn’t a…