Your Guide to undertaking the Samoeng Loop

I first heard about the Samoeng Loop from a guy I was chatting to in Livingstone, Zambia. He was on an epic year-long journey across the world, and when I asked him his favourite memory so far, he pondered for a moment, and said “Motorbiking in Northern Thailand”. Fast forward a couple of years and …

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How to encounter and protect elephants in Thailand

Elephant

Understandably, animal experiences are high on many travellers wish lists but there are often questions raised about the welfare of the animals involved . . . and rightly so. Visit elephants ethically Is it ever right to exploit animals for tourism gains? Isn’t that what zoos have been doing for years? I think as long as it’s …

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A Glimpse Of The Expat Life In Chiang Mai

 Overview: Growing up in North America, I always wondered what it would be like to live in Asia. That opportunity finally came when I took a year off to travel throughout most of Asia. My year-long itinerary only had three weeks in Chiang Mai. However, my visit during that time completely changed my perspective on …

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Best Water Parks in Chiang Mai

  Submitted by: Lindsay Lalonde   From: Chiang Mai Family Guide   Read more: Click here for full post  Overview: Escape the heat at these fun water parks! Find water parks in Chiang Mai, Thailand for all sizes and ages – there’s some water fun for everyone. Go ahead and take a look! Click to find out where …

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A scary night on the Samoeng Loop

Motorbike on the Samoeng Loop

As I write, I think I am about to die in some horrific way. I am trying to get some sleep in a place called Samoeng Resort, just outside a small town in the middle of nowhere up a mountain. The resort has about 30 or so individual bungalows spread across a wide area, but …

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5 Reasons you should visit Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

While a bustling hub of travel activity, Chiang Mai is still relatively peaceful when compared to the islands of Southern Thailand. The temple-strewn city has so much to offer. The people you meet in Northern Thailand are more likely to be travellers on a longer adventure and with more stories to tell and recommendations of must …

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Elephant Tourism in Thailand and Beyond

 Overview: So many travellers crave animal interactions while wandering the world, and let’s be honest, who wouldn’t. I myself found time to see and interact with tigers, elephants, lions and cheetah’s while on my travels. However, it wasn’t until I got ho,e that I started to see the wider picture. I still like to think …

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