Why you should attend a cooking class in Thailand

In Thailand, we decided to attend a cooking class because it seemed fun, but especially because we were interested in knowing more about Thai food. Usually in restaurants when we ordered something, we looked at the picture, but we didn’t know the ingredients.

Interview with Isa and Charlotte, two French expats living in Bangkok

We met Charlotte and Isa during our three-day jungle tour in the north of Thailand. They are from France, but they have lived in Bangkok for in the last 4 years (Charlotte), respectively 6 years (Isa). They met each other in Bangkok through some common friends. Both of them are full of life, adventurous and…

Travel guide: 3 days jungle trekking tour near Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand

After getting tired of visiting temples we started looking for something different to do near Chiang Mai, Thailand. We found out that here there are organized trekking tours to jungle villages for one to three days or more, where people can interact with locals, live with them, learn about their culture and traditions. After searching…

Slow boat from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang

If you are an adventurous spirit travelling on a budget, going by slow boat from Chiang Mai to Laos is a great option for you. Here are the main options for doing this trip: Air – the quickest and most expensive Bus – much longer, less expensive but also less comfortable Slow boat – less…

Travel guide: 11 things to do in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Mai is situated in the north of Thailand, frequented by tourists for its mountainous terrain and for the calm atmosphere one can find there. It is the largest city in the north of the country, being a great hub for the other towns in the area, Chiang Rai, Pai, and Lamphun, which are also…

Three days in the jungle (part 2)

Our first day in the jungle was like a dream, something surreal and beautiful. You can read here about it. The next day, after breakfast, we went to the Elephant camp, where we were about to see two elephants. We wanted to know that the elephants are treated well before going on this tour and also…

Three days in the jungle (part 1)

We spent the last days in the jungle, away from civilization, electricity, phones, noises, car horns, comfort and we had three unforgettable and amazing days. It’s difficult for me to find the right words to describe what we experienced. Words seem too simple and banal for such a beautiful and special experience. We left Chiang…

What we didn’t know about Buddha

In Thailand, Buddha’s statues can be seen in the streets, in temples, in shops and pretty much everywhere. But there are many things that we, as travelers, don’t know about Buddha’ s life. Who was him, what was so special about him, how did he built this kind of spirituality, which is Buddhism? Yesterday we…

Leaving home

Preparing to go on a trip is a nice experience, a wonderful chance to organize, to keep things simple, to sort the stuff you want to take with you and to distinguish between nice to have and must-haves. You can surprise yourself dreaming with your eyes wide open, thinking about the wonderful places you are…