Where did we go? How did we get there? How long did we stay? We get asked these questions a lot from our friends. So much so, in fact, that I’ve decided to start sharing our itineraries on this site.
These itineraries aren’t perfect. They may not be best suited for everyone’s tastes and travel preferences (or budgets). They
may will include locations/activities/hotels that we regret seeing/doing/staying at. But here you have ’em.
Categories: Ao Nang (Krabi), Asia, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, China, Itinerary, Kanchanaburi, Khao Lak, Ko Phangan, Ko Samui, Koh Lanta, Laos, Phuket, Shanghai, Thailand, Vang Vieng
In travel (and in life in general) expectations and reality aren’t always aligned. There was one area of Bali I was particularly excited to visit. I was certain it would be the highlight of my trip. I planned to spend more nights there than any other place on our 2-week itinerary. I’m talking about Uluwatu. And it was not at all like I Expected.
I’ve given it quite some thought, and I think there are many factors at play here.
Every summer the Architectural Institute of BC hosts guided walking tours of some of Vancouver’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The cost is a mere $10 per person and offers a really neat perspective on this animated city. I assure you, it’s a really great value for the price.
Whether you’re here on holiday or you’re a long-time resident, this tour will surely prove to be informative and enjoyable. At the very least it will be a good photo opportunity for tourists and locals alike. Continue reading
Other than Phuket and Ko Samui, which have their own airports, expect to travel by boat or ferry in Thailand if you plan on doing any island hopping. And let’s be honest, who goes to Thailand and doesn’t intend on exploring any of the tropical islands or stunning archipelagos?
Ko Samui was the first beach destination on our Thailand itinerary. We were definitely enchanted with this initial sampling of bright turquoise water Thailand has become overly famous for. So much so, in fact, that we did little else during our stay on this island besides frolick on the beach soak up the sun’s rays.