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Tag: Thailand

Myanmar to Brunei via Thailand

Day 17: Country #3 Instead of taking the arduous route back through the only land border with Thailand, which was a worthwhile experience, I felt it would be time and […]

Chiang Mai to Myanmar

Day 10: Country #2 Immediately west of Chiang Mai lies Doi Suthep containing temples, a dragon stairway, and other religious sites. Tours allow plenty of time to wander the complexes, […]

Thailand – Chiang Mai

Day 9: Country #2 Chiang Mai, an ancient capital city, is surrounded by fortified walls. All the tourist attractions, plenty of street food and tour operators are within or near […]

Thailand – Pai

Day 8: Country #2 Pai is a small town catering to tourist that seek to escape the busy cities with nature by day and partying by night. There are multiple […]

Thailand – Bangkok to Pai

Day 7: Country #2 In desperate need to catch up on sleep, I changed plans and took the 12+ hour long overnight sleeper train to Chiang Mai. The train staff […]

Thailand – Medical Tourism

Day 6: Country #2 Despite thick jeans, the dog left a clean bite. Rabies is no joke and it’s important to get treatment immediately, so instead of sleeping, I went […]

Thailand – Kanchanaburi

Day 5: Country #2 A Kanchanaburi day trip is a relatively easy 2 hours westward train ride from Thonburi Station or via public minibus. Both are close to Khao San […]

Thailand – Ayutthaya

Day 4: Country #2 Ayutthaya, a historic capital city and world heritage site, is a short train ride and easy day trip from Hua Lamphong. Buy your ticket 1 day […]

Thailand – Bangkok

Day 3: Country #2 Thailand is a good entry point to acclimate to backpacker style travel – big, busy, but tourist friendly. Upon arriving, I took the bus then MRT […]