Fun Activities to Enjoy in Koh Tao, Thailand


Koh Tao, Thailand, also known as "turtle island" and for its party lifestyle and diving, was a stop along our backpacking journey that I will never forget. The party lifestyle isn’t really what we focused on while backpacking Thailand, but Koh Tao made it hard for us to refuse. It seemed

Diving in Koh Lanta with Lanta Diver

Scuba Diving in Koh Lanta

Sitting in my cool AC room a day after returning from a 3 day live aboard trip to the Similian Islands, I find myself reminiscing on our past experience diving in Koh Lanta with the ever-amazing dive center, Lanta Diver. It's important when diving that you find a company whom you

Best Things to do in Taipei When You Only Have 24 Hours

Wulai, Taiwan Hot Springs

It's happened to us all time and time again. You fly into a cool destination, but you have 24 hours or less before your next flight. You start researching places to see, things to do, the costs, and everything in between. Thankfully, there are often many tourist attractions near airports

A Moment of Sheer Joy on Taiwan’s Coastal Highway

One of the best feelings I've had in my life came from riding my scooter... I'm so serious. I can remember it like it was yesterday... my first scooter ride out to Wai'ao, Taiwan, my favorite beach town on the island, with the most excitement I've felt in a while. The

Exploring the Philippines: Cavite and Batangas

Somewhere in between teaching English in Taiwan and planning for my 4 month trip to Southeast Asia, I found myself the opportunity to travel somewhere not so far from both. Once my boyfriend decided to come to Taiwan and live with me, we had to figure a way for him

What to Know Before Traveling to Taiwan

Keelung Night Market

"When in Rome, do as the Roman's do" This exact phrase was once written on a group Facebook page I was apart of when I was teaching English in Taiwan. The reason it was written? Because a foreigner that arrived to Taiwan around the same time as I did posted something

Best Things to do in Khao Lak, Thailand

It was a small town that we hadn´t heard of, but Caleb and I are always down for new and exciting things. ´ Khao Lak is a quaint town that was qiped out by the 2004 tsunami that is remarkably cheap for the traveling nomad. There's no full-moon parties here, but plenty

I’m Home From Traveling SE Asia: Now What?

It's been a long time coming. Since I arrived back in the states in June, I've been meaning to bring out the ole keyboard and start writing again. However, I've been so caught up in transitioning back to "reality", getting my foot back in the door within the marketing industry,

Backpacking SE Asia: Koh Lanta and Phuket

Over the past couple weeks Caleb and I have traveled to Thailand, scuba dove in what they call one of the worlds most beautiful dive sites, swam with a Whale Shark, Manta Ray and other marine life, and are now relaxing, yet working hard at the Banthai Resort in Phuket. We