White Temple Chiang Rai

While visiting Chiang Rai, the relatively small town that borders Myanmar and Laos, a visit to the White Temple is a must. The White Temple, or Wat Rong Khun, is a 20 year old building that was constructed by a local artist. While the artist claims that his temple is a tribute to Buddha, opinions […]

Dumbo Elephant Spa Chiang Mai

During our time in Africa we were¬†very lucky to see thousands of elephants in the wild and the many national parks throughout the continent. While there are still wild elephants in Southeast Asia, seeing them is tough and rare. We love elephants and wanted to see them in Asia as well, but we strongly oppose […]

Krabi and Phuket


With some diving in Ko Tao behind us we were heading to Krabi on the Andaman Sea side of south Thailand next. My parents were coming to visit us in the beautiful bay between Phuket and Krabi Town. While it is one of the most expensive parts of Thailand, it’s also one of the most […]

Ko Tao Diving

Koh tao diving

After a month of traveling through Vietnam, we were now headed to our next destination: Thailand. We flew into Bangkok and headed straight to the island Ko Tao for some scuba diving. A few travelers we had met over the past months told us about the cheap and good diving on Ko Tao, and some […]