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