Not all travel experiences are perfect! There are some destinations or situations that may disappoint you. Well, that happened to me during my time in Koh Samet, Thailand. As much as I loved Thailand itself, the least favorite part of my trip were the few days I spent at the islands. One of the reasons why is because I traveled to Thailand during monsoon season (summer). There were still some positives to the trip though. Discover the good and not-so-good experiences of my time in Koh Samet.
Out of all of the places I visited in Thailand, the northern and mountainous area of Chiang Mai was definitely my favorite. I believe Chiang Mai is the place where I experienced the most of authentic Thai culture from volunteering at an elephant save and rescue center to visiting a local tribal village. Discover all of my favorite things to do in this wonderful and peaceful city.
During my time in Thailand, we did a fun roadtrip from the major city of Bangkok to the northern, mountainous area of Chiang Mai. Since our roadtrip was 9 hours, we stopped at some amazing temples, cities and sites. Read all about my time spent at the Temple of the Holy City, the historical city of Phitsanulok as well as the wonderful UNESCO site of Sukhothai Historical Park.
Visiting the Thai markets outside of Bangkok in an area called Damnoen Saduak was one of the most treasuring and memorable experiences during my time in Thailand. Read all about my time at the floating markets and the surrounding area where I also got to also visit a coconut sugar farm and the tallest Buddha shrine in the world.
Thailand is an amazing country filled with historical wonders, gorgeous temples, amazing food, friendly people and so much culture! Back in July 2017, I traveled to Thailand where I was immersed in some of the most unforgettable adventures I've participated in and visited the most beautiful sites that are authentic and sacred to Thai culture. Discover everything you must see and do during two days in Bangkok, Thailand.
Yoho National Park in British Columbia, Canada is the perfect day trip if you are staying in Banff National Park in Alberta or are adventuring through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Discover all of the best things to see, do and eat during a day trip to Yoho National Park in British Columbia. Also read about my pit stop at Peyto Lake.
Back during Labor Day 2017, my family and I took our annual vacation to the Canadian Rocky Mountains. During our time exploring the jewels of Canada, we stayed in Canmore, Alberta and made our way into Banff National Park where we participated in some epic adventures. Discover all of the best things to see do and eat in Canmore and Banff National Park (including Lake Louise).
During my two days in Bratislava and Vienna, I visited historical buildings and sites, strolled through the most magical Christmas markets and savored authentic Slovak and Viennese food. Discover everything to not miss out on during Christmastime in Bratislava, Slovakia and Vienna.
During my two days in Budapest, Hungary, I strolled through the magical Christmas markets, visited Fisherman's Bastion and the Hungarian Parliament Building, ice skated in front of a castle, relaxed in a thermal bath and had fun in a ruin pub!
During my two days in the Austrian Alps, I strolled around the Christmas markets in Salzburg and got lost in the city's decorative alleyways. I also got to fulfill another dream by taking a day trip to the breathtaking mountain village of Hallstatt.