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6 Month South East Asia Backpacking Trip – Tips for Backpackers

A time comes, especially for us Australia/New Zealand working-holidayers, when your visa ends (this feels like the end of the world) and you don’t want to go home. For mostly all of us, South East Asia is on the way back so it just sort of makes sense to spend all of your hard earned cash traveling […]

The Exotic Fruits of Southeast Asia You Have to Try

The exotic fruits of Southeast Asia are quite possibly going to be the biggest thing I miss about this part of the globe. When you’re traveling in Southeast Asia over an extended period of time you kind of get used the luxury of eating these exotic fruits. Now I’m in Europe and the price of one […]

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The Complete Northern Thailand Travel Guide + Photo Journal

Why Northern Thailand? Northern Thailand is the true charm of the country. The North attracts a different type of tourist, less of the party-goers from the South and more travellers who are really keen to get to know the traditions, land and people. With Thailand being such a popular travel destination, the North isn’t lack […]

Vegan / Vegetarian Thai Cooking Class Chiang Mai

We took a vegan Thai cooking course in Chiang Mai, Thailand today at a cute little restaurant called Morning Glory (the name of a popular Thai vegetable). Our lovely instructor, Diana, started our class at 9am and took us to the local market. She led us through the alleys, hugging the stall holders as we […]

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A Lesson from Mother Nature: Paederus dermatitis

Without a doubt, Mother Nature is our greatest teacher – constantly sending us reminders that many things are just out of our hands. We cannot control everything, even though we like to pretend. A little beetle taught me this. The Rove Beetle. I never even saw him, he’s that small. Smaller than a quarter. I […]

The Land Split – A Hidden Treasure in Northern Thailand

Once upon a time there was a Thai couple and a farm. Farming is all the Thai couple knew and they loved the land. They grew many vegetables and supported their family for decades. Then one day something awfully peculiar happened… The land split. The land split in two and separated forming a large crack […]

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Exploring Abandoned Caves in Thailand

Well, it was actually just one abandoned cave in Thailand… Okay, so my boyfriend is a caveman. Jonas just loves them. When we are trip planning we have to factor caves into the picture. So…Where are the caves in Thailand? We read that the Mae Hong Son region is dotted with caves with around 250 explored caves and […]

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Motorbike Diaries: The Mae Hong Son Loop

“The Mae Hong Son Loop – One of the most breathtaking drives, amazing, but Beware TURNS and turns and turns”, we read. Okay, so should we do it? I ask Jonas. I’m reading Travelfish Mae Hong Son Loop Guide and thinking wow, looks so good…will we make it alive?! This would be our first motorbike […]

Thai style Black Sticky Rice Recipe

Thai style Black Sticky Rice with coconut milk and fresh banana We found a lovely Thai vegan restaurant in Chiang Mai called Morning Glo ry. I went everyday for their black sticky rice with coconut milk, mango and banana. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, really doesn’t matter it works for every meal. I loved the recipe so […]