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August 9, 2018

One of my most memorable travels this summer was returning to Thailand with Thailand Insider. As part of the third annual Women's Journey Thailand campaign, the tourism authority hosted a trip through Thailand for myself and three of my favorite social influencers (@tourdelust / Christine Tran, @christinagalbato / Christina Galbato and @hannahrheaume / Hannah Rheaume). Yes, all girl...

May 9, 2018

My third visit to Thailand was an epic two-week adventure. A lot of research went into planning this trip as I visited everywhere from the lush greens of the north to the azure blues of the southwest coast. I'm a guide book junkie, so I relied heavily on recommendations from Marco Polo Guides, but also the web, travel forums and Instagram. Still can't believe how much I was able to squeeze...

May 8, 2018

Southeast Asia is home to some of my favorite islands in the world - Gili Trawangan, Panglao and Coron. And now I can add Thai darling Koh Lipe to that list. It's actually the first Thai island I've really fallen for. Not sure if it was the laidback vibes? The ridiculously clear water? Or that it felt completely off the tourist radar? Small and rustic with a clientele made up of divers and...

May 6, 2018

Who knew that two weeks in Thailand could be so exhausting? Seven flights. Seven long boats. Six hotels. Four islands. Three ferries. Three hikes. And two night markets. Still can't figure out how I crammed everything into such a short trip. By day 12, I was exhausted! Thankfully, that was also the day I checked into Sri Panwa, a luxurious six-star haven located in the exclusive Cape Panwa reg...

April 24, 2018

A visit to Krabi was long overdue. It was a part of Thailand I'd wanted to visit for years, but my previous trips always coincided with monsoon season on the Andaman coast, so it was something I kept putting off. I specifically planned this trip for February/March (high season), and I couldn't have asked for better weather. Yes, it was a bit hot and humid, but blue skies and sunshine are s...

April 9, 2018

I'll be quite honest and tell you that after two weeks of traveling all over Thailand, I was exhausted by the last leg of the trip. I knew this would be the case, which is why I saved Phuket for the very end. My guide book said this place was known for its amazing beaches and luxury resorts, and that sounded like the perfect end to my Thailand adventures. And what better place to enjoy all the...

April 7, 2018

Hello, Bangkok! This was my third visit to Thailand's capital and I couldn't have been happier to be back in the urban wonderland. Every time I visit, I make the mistake of not setting aside enough time for this city and its surroundings. I had a week's worth of places I wanted to visit (floating markets, unicorn cafes, Ayutthaya ruins and colorful wats), but with only one night in town, there was...

April 2, 2018

Finally, I made it to the Andaman darling Koh Phi Phi. What an island gem! It took three trips to Thailand to make it happen, but this place was worth the wait. It had everything I wanted in a tropical getaway - sparkling blue water, hidden ocean lagoons, sandy white beaches and hikes with sweeping views. I sandwiched the island between Koh Lipe and Phuket, but it could easily have been visited be...

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