Thailand IV: Chiang Mai

I was most excited for Chiang Mai, and intentionally put our visit at the end of our Thailand trip. Some people really love Chiang Mai while others prefer the coastal cities. P and I fell into the first category. We absolutely loved Chiang Mai! It is the most culturally significant city in Northern Thailand, the weather is ten degrees cooler than Phuket, … Continue reading Thailand IV: Chiang Mai

Thailand III: Phuket

Phuket was paradise. The surrounding islands were unreal with its clear warm turquoise waters and magnificent rock formations. After a chaotic few days in Bangkok site seeing, perpetual sunshine and daily dips into the ocean were exactly what we needed. We stayed in the Patong district at The Senses Hotel, which is perched on a hill over looking Patong Bay. … Continue reading Thailand III: Phuket

Thailand II: Bangkok

First stop: Bangkok. Our first look at Thailand. P and I have a love/hate relationship with this city. We loved everything about Bangkok … except the “getting around the city” part. For us, transportation was a nightmare. The subway system and the skytrain system were incomplete and thus, incohesive, and didn’t cover much of the city. The buses ran on … Continue reading Thailand II: Bangkok