Update: For the full album from Turkey, click here! It’s February 2015, a fresh new year, and the last year of my master’s. To keep motivation high, I book a trip to Istanbul for my reading break and boy was it a whirlwind. I’m joined by my high school friend Ed (He sells McLarens for … More Istanbul – City of Many Wonders
In the week that me, Carrie, Paul and Jon all spent in Bali, we did and saw much more than I could write about in a narrative. However they are still worth noting, so as with Hawaii, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok, I’m compiling a top 5 list of things to do if you every find yourself … More 5 Awesome Things to do in Bali
Chiang Mai was our last stop in Thailand for now and it was a long transit to Kota Kinabalu (KK), in the Borneo side of Malaysia. We took an overnight train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, flew to Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei, before finally landing at night in KK. Check below for some tips … More Eat Until you Burst in Kota Kinabalu
Jon, Paul and I arrive in Chiang Mai via bus and take a tuktuk to our hostel, Aoi Garden, where the owner Aoi, a nice Thai lady with well spoken English greets us warmly. The accommodations here are very affordable (think $7CAD/day or something), but basic. Rooms only have 4 beds which is nice but … More Old Chiang Mai, Meet New Chiang Mai!
In continuation with the “5 Awesome Things to do” list series, here is one for Bangkok. Any traveler, whether luxury or budget will find a myriad of things to do. The days following my landing in Bangkok were spent doing anything and everything. The list is definitely geared towards backpackers but I hope you enjoy … More 5 Awesome Things to do in Bangkok