Today will mark our first day as ‘castaways’. In a few hours, we are going to the outskirts of Chiang Rai to lend a hand and live there for five days. No internet, basic living, just us in a large property that needs tending. I’m quite excited and anxious since it will be my first […]

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Chiang Mai. The name sounds Chinese but is authentic Thai in most ways. This city in northern Thailand is quite special to me. For one, because it feels strangely like my city in the Philippines, although bigger. I believe it should become a sister city of Baguio in South East Asia! Another reason is the […]

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Sawasdee ka from Chiang Rai! We arrived late in the afternoon today in this northern city, capping our 10-day stay in Chiang Mai. I love Chiang Mai the way I did Bangkok but in a different way. Note: long post coming up but I’m feeling generous today, compressing all details in one article đŸ™‚ We […]

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Well, we’re back in Thailand! Thank God, the monsoon rains only lasted three days and the sun’s up to give warmth to the cool weather here in Chiang Mai. Can’t get enough of Thailand! There are various activities and attractions that cater to a wide range of visitors. We’ve already seen some temples, parks and […]

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Bagan. The name itself feels as ancient as the ruins and active temples in its vast area. A mix of dusty and paved roads greet tourists and locals wandering about its territory. Trudging along Old Bagan, one can immediately witness the blending of bronze and gold-lacquered temple structures with the main brick temples scattered around […]

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Well, hello there! I’m up again after five days! Internet connection in Myanmar is very slow, if not existent, that there was no choice than try to expect for a “cloud window” to open even just for a few minutes. The upside of it was we had longer conversations with fellow travelers and more time outside […]

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