It’s pretty easy to identify a Southeast Asia backpacker. Just look at their pants and ask yourself: 1) Are they flowy? 2) Are they embellished with elephants? Elephant pants. A solid 99.9% of backpackers sport ‘em. You know you’re in Southeast Asia when a gaggle of gap year gals stride past, elephant pants of the … More Why Do All the Backpackers in Southeast Asia Wear Elephant Pants?
When I came across Social Print Studio’s beautiful photo books and metal prints, it reminded me of a trip I took to Khao Sok National Park in Thailand last year. The pictures in this post represent some of my most cherished memories from my travels through Southeast Asia, especially when I escaped the city for … More Khao Sok Trekking Wild and Untamed
There is a quaint, quiet corner of northeast Thailand where the mountains rejoice at the awakening of the sun. They stretch with glistening green peaks past a creamy sea of clouds in sleepy greeting each and every morning. My boyfriend, Joram, and I decided to rent motorbikes and head to Phu Chi Fa mountain and … More Chasing the Sun in Phu Chi Fa
It’s an odd scenario, to observe an entire hostel fall prey to a highly contagious flu. One day, a backpacker skips up to their temporary home for the next few nights, face flushed with that undeniable travel glow as they prepare to soak up everything a fresh wild land has to offer. The next day, … More What I learned When I Caught the Flu Abroad