Kayaking in Krabi

Kayaking in Krabi

Before heading to Thailand's Andaman coast, I had to make a decision: islands, or mainland? It wasn't an easy choice to make, however. Partially because...
A Morning With Monks in Chiang Mai

A Morning With Monks in Chiang Mai

I knew I wanted to spend some time in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai, the laid-back, moat-enclosed, expat-filled largest city in northern Thailand. After hearing so...
Get to Know Elephant Nature Park

Get to Know Elephant Nature Park

I want to tell you the story of an elephant named Jokia. Like many “domesticated” elephants in Asia, Jokia hasn't had the easiest of...
24 Hours in Bangkok

24 Hours in Bangkok

Bangkok. A sprawling city of modern skyscrapers, ancient temples, criss-crossing highways, and swanky shopping malls. A city where the word “chaotic” does not even begin to...
Thoughts on Cambodia

Thoughts on Cambodia

When I came home from Southeast Asia, everyone wanted to know what I thought about it. And it was mostly easy to tell them:...