Swimming in Kuang Si Waterfall

Day 6- Laos is easily one of the most beautiful countries I’ve ever visited - both for its nature and culture. We spent the day in and around Luang Prabang, but boy was it a long day!! We packed so much in! I woke up at 4:30am to participate in offering food to the monks … Continue reading Swimming in Kuang Si Waterfall

Visiting the Pak Ou Caves

Day 5- OH MY GOODNESS!!!!! After a pretty deep sleep in a rather balmy room in Pak Beng, I woke up to the sound of buzzing bugs, roosters crowing, and elephants trumpeting. YES YOU READ THAT RIGHT! ELEPHANTS. The sound of the bugs was pretty consistent throughout the evening, but I woke up naturally at … Continue reading Visiting the Pak Ou Caves

Taking a Slow Boat down the Mekong River

Day 4- Yesterday was our final day in Thailand, which means today we are heading into Laos!! I love that after you leave Thailand, a bus takes you across The Friendship Bridge and into Laos. It only costs thirty five US dollars to obtain a visa upon entry. From there, we loaded into a bus … Continue reading Taking a Slow Boat down the Mekong River

Thai Cooking Class & the White Temple

Day 3- This morning I decided to take a Thai cooking class, and I’m now so excited to try the recipes again when I get home! The class started at a local market, where we learned about various produce that is prevalent in Thai cooking. I was amazed by how many fruits and veggies I’d … Continue reading Thai Cooking Class & the White Temple

A Day in Chiang Mai

Day 2- We survived the night train!!! Hahaha I actually really enjoyed the journey. I turned my little cubby into a nook and just slept the night away! We arrived in Chiang Mai at around 9:30am and headed to Doi Suthep Temple. Doi Suthep is gorgeous and overlooks all of Chiang Mai. There are 309 … Continue reading A Day in Chiang Mai