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Bali Holiday: Chapter 5, The Final Adventure

On our last day in Bali, we took a chance and booked a paragliding trip. We’d seen the island via land and water. Now it was time to explore it from the air. We were picked up in the afternoon … Continue reading

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Bali Holiday Chapter 3: Ubud and the Culture Tour

After a few days relaxing and sorting out plans for the week, we hopped on a culture tour of the island. Like in Thailand, the way to get around is to meet and connect with people. So it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursion Vol. VI: Railay Beach– Walking, Exploring.

Thailand’s lucky to be bordered on either side by two vary different bodies of water. A few weekends ago we explored the Gulf of Thailand on the islands of Koh Samui and Koh Phangnan. Recently, on Mother’s Day weekend with … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursion Vol. V: Koh Phangnan

We left Nakhon on Thursday afternoon, hoping to make the ferry to Koh Samui by the evening. After a 4 hour trek, we arrived at Chaweng Beach during a small rainstorm, secured a hotel just a two minute walk from … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursion Vol. IV: Penang, Malaysia

Weekend journey to Malaysia! We had one goal: obtain a non-B immigrant work visa. To work in Thailand, all English teachers must submit heaps of paperwork to the proper authorities, including, but not limited to, a work visa. In order … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursions Volume II: Koh Larn

Needing a break after the first week of teaching, we hopped a ferry to Beach Koh Larn, the island just off the coast of Pattaya. Just an hour on this zippy little boat and you’re on your way to a … Continue reading

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Weekend Excursions, Volume I: Koh Chang

The past few weeks have been packed with activities. On our first weekend in Thailand, we veered off the main path to a gorgeous island just this side of the Thai-Cambodia border. Koh Chang. It should be called Koh Change … Continue reading

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