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Hanging on a Ledge in Tonsai and Railay, Thailand

It was time to cross from the eastern coast of Thailand to the western coast. Once again we booked a ferry-bus-van-boat ticket combination to our next destination, and one of the most picturesque provinces in all of Thailand...Krabi. Many people stop in the capital city of Krabi Town (it even has its own airport), but we decided to get straight to...

The Islands of Thailand: Koh Tao

With only two weeks to explore Southern Thailand with Lilli, we made plans to see a little of both the east and west sides. On the eastern side, the most popular places to visit are the larger but slightly more touristy island of Koh Samui, the small "full moon party" island of Koh Pha Ngan or the smallest island...

Bangkok, Thailand: Round 2

Flagging down the number 59 bus outside of Don Mueang International Airport is a little harder than expected. We are standing on a 2ft wide sidewalk on a busy highway with more buses than we can imagine speeding along with taxis, cars, and motorcycles all paying little to no attention to any traffic rules. To make matters worse, it's...

Bangkok, Thailand: Round 1

I haven't heard anyone say that arriving in Bangkok is refreshing, but leaving the airport terminal, boarding the Skytrain, and then exiting the platform only a few blocks from our "home" for the week really brought us back. It brought us back to seven amazing years of living in New York City. You're probably rolling your eyes seeing someone...