This is part one of this Kuala Lumpur street food guide. For part two of this Malay Street food tour, visit here. When I told people in Thailand that my next stop was Kuala Lumpur, multiple sources gushed: “Oh, the food there is the best.” So, naturally, the first thing that I did upon arrival …

Our group of food tourists is dutifully following our guide through the rain of Kuala Lumpur on part two of this Malaysian Street Food Tour. If you’re joining from Part One of this tour then you know that our guide Fadly has already taken us to street-food stands and local haunts throughout the village of …

When my bus arrived in the “city center” of Chiang Dao, a small community on the side of Doi Chiang Dao Mountain in a sleepy part of northern Thailand, I thought I had missed my stop. The word tiny is too large for that town. But there was a driver waiting with a songthaew, and …

We solo travelers like to say that you will learn a lot about yourself when you travel alone. Though I completely agree, I think it’s more accurate to say that traveling alone will teach you to unlearn yourself. Here’s what I mean: I couldn’t wait to learn to scuba dive while traveling solo in Thailand. …

I spent 45 days traveling solo in Thailand. From getting lost in Bangkok to rafting through a bat-filled cave to meditating with monks in Chiang Dao, I learned the hard way so that you don’t have to! Here are the top 10 things I learned while traveling solo in Thailand: 1. No matter how hot …

I spent one month in a bungalow on Monkey Forest Road just outside the Ubud Monkey Forest in Bali, and the overarching lesson that I learned there was this: the jungle ALWAYS wins. Now, I don’t mean to paint my life on Monkey Forest Road as a hardship by any means. It was one of …