Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village

Day 8- Today was an amazing day!! We had a six hour drive through the stunning mountainous country side of Laos. Those with weak stomachs beware! The entire drive was full of sharp turns and switchbacks in order to make it through the mountains. It was so worth it though because we stopped at the … Continue reading Homestay in Ban Na Douang Village

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A Day in Luang Prabang

Day 7- I was really excited to get to spend one more day in Luang Prabang. The city has such relaxed vibes and cute little tucked away restaurants and cafes. I had a lazy morning and really just wanted to have a low key day strolling around the city. My only goal for today was … Continue reading A Day in Luang Prabang

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

Exploring Bangkok

Day 1- Today was our first official day in Thailand!! We dedicated the day to hitting the sites in Bangkok. First, let me start out by saying that it is SWELTERING!! While it’s only about 80ish degrees outside, the humidity really does ya in! With that being said, we fit in a boat tour of … Continue reading Exploring Bangkok