Blog Archives

#55 – Diving for PADI – Ko Tao, Thailand

Ko Tao is literally a divers paradise located in the Gulf of Thailand along with Ko Samui (tourist central, as mentioned before) and Ko Pang’an (The infamous Full Moon Party island) working as a triple threat of Thai archipelago.  Ko

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Travel

#49 – Ayutthaya, Thailand

Op..op..op..op. Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam from 1351-1767.  The first being Sukothai and third being Krung Thep (also known to the western world as Bangkok, also having the name Siam changed to Thailand). It was said that during its

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tips, Travel

#46 – Yangon, Myanmar (Part 2)

There is a circular train in Yangon that takes you from the city central to the outskirts of the city and is in my opinion the best way to get a glimpse and photo ops of what life is like

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tips, Travel

#45 – Yangon, Myanmar (Part 1)

 Sorry for it to seem like we’re in Myanmar forever, but here I am with the next update finally!!! Up above is the Shwedagon Pagoda, the single most important religious site in all of Myanmar.  At over 100 meters high,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Travel

#42 – Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan, Myanmar at sunset with full blown edits. Bagan stands as a 42 square kilometer plain in central Myanmar once said to have over 13,000 Buddhist temples with some dating as far back as the 11th and 12th centuries.  Now,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tips, Travel

#41 – Mandalay, Myanmar

Myanmar or Burma as it is commonly known as is the 2nd largest country (by land space) in South East Asia, and the 24th most populous in the world topping 60 million people.  By perspective, Canada’s population rests at 35

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tips, Travel

#36 – Chiang Rai, Thailand

The stay at Pai wasn’t very long but it was time to move on.  Early in the morning (4am), I took a minivan back to Chiang Mai (6 wonderful hours) then connected to another bus straight to Chiang Rai which

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Tips, Travel