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May 25, 2016

Choose Ethical Tourism and Care For Our Gentle Giants

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I want to preface this post with by no means am I an ethical tourism professional. This is based off what I have learned and experienced during my three weeks in Thailand and why travelers should choose ethical tourism, opt to not ride elephants, and engage in elephant nature camps. 

Elephant camps and tourism are a sensitive subject in South East Asia. 

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May 18, 2016

Koh Samui Beach Resorts: Best Places to Stay in Thailand

le meridien koh samui
When it came time to plan our trip to Thailand, we had a hard time deciding whether or not to go to Phuket or Koh Samui. This was quite the ordeal, because in all honesty, they are both perfect in pictures and on paper. We weighed the pros and cons of each: Phuket was a party town with nightlife that carries on into the wee hours.
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March 18, 2016

Top Ten Reasons To Holiday In Thailand

chaing mai temples

Thailand has it all: beautiful beaches, culture, great food, and friendly locals. Also, you can ball on budget because your strong dollar goes a long, long way here, allowing you to live like kings and queens. So obviously it seems like a no brainer to come vacation in Thailand! And after spending three weeks in this gorgeous country, I’m excited to give you my top ten reasons to holiday in Thailand!…

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March 11, 2016

Thailand Points of Interest: Chiang Mai Edition

thailand points of interest chiang am temple

Question: Where else can you spend your days eating spicy Thai food, playing in rivers with elephants, shop till you drop and have a spa day for insanely cheap?! Well my friends, all of the above are the best points of interest in Chiang Mai! I loved Chiang Mai so much that I extended my trip there by an additional 4 days (after already being there for four days!).…

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February 22, 2016

Pai Thailand: How To Make Your Trek Up North

Strawberry Love Guide to Pai time travel blonde
how to get to pai

This past month I visited a mystical, beautiful and upcoming destination known as Pai Thailand. Founded by two backpackers, it’s known for it’s hippie vibes and is commonly referred to as the island town in the mountains. A backpacker hotspot, most travelers (myself included) plan on going for a night and end up staying a week.

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February 10, 2016

What To Do In Koh Samui – Hire A Driver To See The Island

Nikki Beach Koh Samui Thailand
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While we were in Koh Samui, we stayed in the Fisherman’s Village at the Smile House Resort. It‘s a bustling part of the island  filled with fun bars, restaurants, and gorgeous beaches. We spent our first few days having such a great time drinking our weight in mojitos, bargaining for cute clothes at the walking street, and stuffing our faces with fabulous Thai food.…

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February 2, 2016

The W in Bangkok: The Incredible Five Hour Stay


Hello all! Hope you all had a great start to the New Year! Sorry for the near two month hiatus from blogging but this girl has been busy. First a week in OC for Christmas, followed by a dreamy three weeks in Thailand, then a move, coupled with a week of jet-lag, and not to mention a week of the flu… you catch my drift.…

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