Archive for 'Thailand'

Polaroid of the week: Temple Hopping in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Posted on 08. Mar, 2015 by .


I returned to Chiang Mai last week, the city in Northern Thailand that I called home for nearly three months in 2011/12. My return involved elephants, vegetarian paradise, and lots of temples!

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Polaroid of the week: Lazy beach days in Koh Tao, Thailand

Posted on 01. Mar, 2015 by .


I’ve arrived in Thailand and it’s so good to be back here! I only interrupted my island hopping mission briefly for a quick visit to Bangkok before I moved on to the islands in the Gulf of Thailand. I finally visited Koh Tao, an island that has been high on my ‘Thai islands I need […]

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Life lately and upcoming travels: February 2015 Edition

Posted on 28. Feb, 2015 by .


I am looking back on my travels over the past four weeks, what went well and what didn’t, lessons I’ve learned this month, what’s new with Globetrottergirls and what’s next for me.

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Koh Samui: Thailand’s picture-perfect tropical island

Posted on 14. Dec, 2014 by .


  Koh Samui is the third largest island in Thailand and it represents one of the most loved holiday destinations in Asia. The reason why it is so popular among tourists across the globe is its unique scenery and luxurious accommodation offers. Koh Samui is the ideal place to spoil yourself while relaxing on a […]

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Five reasons why Thailand is the perfect winter escape

Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 by .


There’s no place that’s more perfect for a winter escape than tropical Thailand. Read on to find out why I think Thailand is your best choice for a winter getaway!

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Our Top 5 Favorite Destinations of 2012

Posted on 16. Dec, 2012 by .


We visited 10 countries this year, and we fell in love with a lot of the places we visited. Which cities made it into our top five favorite destinations of 2012?

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Help lift a broken spirit at the Elephant Sanctuary

Posted on 09. Dec, 2012 by .


Christmas is coming up with lightning speed, so this Sunday we wanted to take the time to talk about our experience at the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand and see if you might be interested in buying an elephant its 200 kilo lunch…

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Vegetarian restaurants in Chiang Mai: Our top picks

Posted on 01. Oct, 2012 by .


Even though we tried to eat all of Chiang Mai’s vegetarian restaurants, there was no way we could try them all. Instead we picked our top five vegetarian restaurants in the northern Thai city.

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The next Gaudi? Spectacularly strange White Temple in Chiang Rai, Thailand

Posted on 26. Sep, 2012 by .


The White Temple, Wat Rong Khun, in Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand is the most unconventional temple we’ve ever visited! Read more about this strange building:

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Things we love about Chiang Mai

Posted on 02. Sep, 2012 by .


Between beautiful temples, charming monks, stylish Thais shopping at trendy markets, cheap accommodation and even cheaper food, what’s not to love about Chiang Mai!

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