Big droplets of rain pummel the tar as we sit under the cover of a metal roof, watching the late-season storm cleanse Chiang Mai. Over icy glasses of Sangsom and […]
Three years ago, if you would have asked me about a future in Chiang Mai, I may have gone all glassy-eyed and distant. Chiang Mai was a dream to me [. ...
Welcome to a new series on d travels ’round,Â Chiang Mai Moments.Â This series will profile small moments in time during my life Â as an expat i ...
Today is Sunday, July 13, 2014. Two years ago today, I changed my life. I hopped on a Trans-Pacific flight to Chiang Mai, the second largest city in T ...
Throughout the years, I’ve amassed quite a list of hotels where I’ve rested my head during travels. Some have been good, some have been fabulous and one …Â one …Â has earned [...]
Bangkok. That never-ending skyline which spreads in all of its sky-scraping glory across the horizon. On descent into the capital of Thailand, most days those buildings fade into the gray [...]
“You won’t make it a month …” Those ominous words echo in my mind, 12 years after I took my first longer-than-a-vacation jaunt to Europe. People were actually rooting for [...]
Rabbis clad in the Orthodox suits stand upon chairs, clapping their hands with smiles on their faces as our makeshift congregation of travelers and expats clap along. “Day-day-enu, day-day-enu, [...]
Living in Chiang Mai, I am constantly treated to spectacular visual beauty, thanks to the hundreds of temples and religious activities which regularly occur here. Any given morning, en route [...]
Making the decision to become an expat isn’t an easy one — there are many factors to consider when deciding to live away from your own country. I have met [...]
I’ve been living in as an expat in Chiang Mai for almost two years. It’s a great place to call home and I love living here. The lifestyle is fantastically [...]
Chiang Mai, the second largest city in Thailand, is a far cry from the hustle, bustle and general chaos that is Bangkok. I’ve found that there are two types [...]
Koh Samui can be described in one word: paradise. Yes, this gorgeous island located in southern Thailand offers paradise to travelers in need of a break from the crowded Bangkok, [...]
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