Tag: Thailand

Summer 2018: Going in Different Directions

Summer 2018: Going in Different Directions

We rang in the New Year in Paris and spent the first eight days of 2018 in Italy, so we got a good start to the 2018 year, but it’s the summer trips that I’m most excited about. Emma had expressed wanting to go on […]

Experiencing the Bangkok Buzz

Experiencing the Bangkok Buzz

First impressions: Bangkok is huge, congested, and hard to get from point A to point B. There seems to be no real downtown area, or at least none that I can tell. It’s a huge urban sprawl, with skyscrapers randomly thrown about. I have no […]

Monsoon Season in Phuket

Monsoon Season in Phuket

Phuket was a last minute addition in our┬átrip, so I guess somehow in my obsessive planning I missed that June is monsoon season, the low season. Basically, this means that things are slower, the water is rough, Lonely planet assures me that staff will work […]

Complimentary: Lunch, Beverages and Barf Bags

Complimentary: Lunch, Beverages and Barf Bags

On our first day, John went into a Padi shop to inquire about scuba diving, and we learned that the water was going to be too rough for diving, so rough, in fact, that the woman recommended land activities for the next two days. John […]