Posted by Beth | June 10, 2016 Days in the country: 15 Cities visited: Ko Tao, Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Samui, Bangkok, Pak Chong Favorite lodging: The Conrad Ko Samui, easily the nicest hotel we’ve ever stayed in Favorite food: Caleb discovered he loved Thai curry, and though I made myself eat more than […]

Country recap and budget tips: Thailand

Posted by Caleb | June 1, 2016 Quite possibly the most interesting part of our trip is the rags to riches, then back down to rags accommodation that we consistently stay at.  One night I am waiting in the hotel check-in line behind a Wall Street millionaire spattering on his […]

By Beach Bungalow vs Conrad Koh Samui. Same-Same, but ...

Posted by Beth | May 28, 2016 One of the best (though some would argue worst) things about Thailand is it is so easy to get around on the well-worn backpacker trail. Most tourists hit Bangkok, Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai in the North, then head south for the islands […]

Off the tourist trail in Thailand: Khao Yai National Park ...

Posted by Beth | May 27, 2016 Bangkok is one of our favorite cities in one of our favorite countries in the world. It’s chaotic and exciting and edgy, but somehow remains charming and authentically Thailand, and nowhere else in the city epitomizes that more than the Chatuchak Market. This […]

Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market: Photo blog and pro tips

Posted by Beth | May 24, 2016 Starwood Preferred Guest points are considered one of the most valuable points currencies out there. They are harder to earn than other types of points, but can be redeemed at much lower levels. We redeemed most of our SPG points for stays in Southeast Asia […]

Great low-level points redemptions on SPG stays in Southeast Asia