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 …

Your survival guide for the Full Moon Party in Thailand is right here! “Have you even been to Thailand if you haven’t been to a Full Moon Party?” This was the question posed to me sometime around dawn, as the sun threatened to break the horizon, ushering away the moon and the last of the …

Read this story if you’re attending Thailand’s Full Moon Party solo and, sort of, dreading it. There is a big difference between a drinker and a partier, and I am definitely not the latter. The idea of an all-night rave with drunken tourists drinking out of communal buckets of booze – on dreaded sand of …

This walking tour of Salzburg is an easy and self-guided way to explore the history and beauty of this Austrian city with breathtaking views of the Alps. It is completely doable if you have just one day in Salzburg. Personally, I had just 24 hours in Salzburg and knew very little of the city except …