Arriving in Bangkok more than a month ago I didn’t know what to expect, travel was and still is very new to me in a lot of instances. There is a path that travelers trek on through Thailand, that goes either north or south, to the quiet beauty of the mountains to the sun and …Continue reading "The Plus and Minus of the Tourist Trap"
The weekend markets are great places to go when you are on the last let of a trip because they offer so much for so little but you still have to be wary because as with anything the quality will vary from stall to stall. These markets are like mazes filled to the brim with stuff of all sorts.Continue reading "You’ll Always Need More Time than you have in Bangkok"
Khaosan Road in Bangkok reminds me of Times Square, a congregation of tourism in both its good form and bad. Instead of just street vendors selling shirts, trinkets and photos with Disney character knockoffs you have vendors selling scorpions, food of all sorts on sidewalks that have become restaurants and in certain areas ping pong shows are readily available.Continue reading "Khao San Road – Where Weekends never End"
So I’ve been in Bangkok just over a week and for the first few days I really stated low key and that continues to be the case. I’m on my own and I just go wherever I feel like. I don’t have a plan and that is probably something that I should change cause I know with a plan I would get so much more in from seeing the bib Buddha, the Grand Palace and it just seems to go on and on.Continue reading "First Week, 1 Hotel, 2 Hostels and a cool Crew at #Khaosan"
I’ve been in Bangkok for a few days and I’ve realized that I have a problem with spending money, that I will do everything in my power not to spend a dime. Since my money is worth so much more you would think it would be easy to go out and spend a few dollars but for me its just the opposite.Continue reading "Being in Bangkok my Problem is I need to spend more $"
You think travel is about the awesome sights, sounds and smells and you would be right but it is also defined by the waiting. I’ve already done hours of it in just 2 days. Getting on the plane via Chinese Southern Airlines was normal, there was a mostly Chinese crowd heading home from Vancouver.Continue reading "Its cool, to I just need a walk then get me out of here! (21 hours in transit)"