In the south of Thailand you will find the popular destinations of Krabi, Ko Phi Phi, Ko Lanta, and Phuket. These areas are well known among foreign tourists and are convenient destinations to travel given the number of both domestic and international flights to Krabi and Phuket. If you are looking for a relatively, Read More

Most people will arrive in Thailand through Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, which hosts over 11 million people. The first few times I arrived in Bangkok I found the city loud, polluted, and hectic, but after I was forced to spend over a month in Bangkok while awaiting a new passport, I realized that Bangkok, Read More

For me, Chiang Mai and Pai are the best places in Thailand to head for jungle trekking, nature, or to just chill out. As tourism grows in Northern Thailand, more and more activities are available, but I still believe Northern Thailand remains the best place to simply relax and learn about Thailand and Thai culture.

The Gulf of Thailand is probably my favourite part of Thailand for partying, diving, meeting other backpackers,and relaxing on the beach. This guide quickly runs through my experience with the three main islands, Ko Samui, Ko Pha Ngan, and Ko Tao.

Click HERE to Read About My USO DMZ Tour from the Beginning Dorasan Station As part of the effort to unify North and South Korea, and to support Kaesong Industrial Park, the Gyeongui railway link was built to connect Seoul, in South Korea, with Kaesong, in North Korea with the hopes for the rail to one day, Read More

I arrived at the USO for the start of the tour by taking the train to Samgakji station, taking exit #10, and walking toward Seoul Station until I reached the United Service Organizations (USO) office at Camp Kim’s Gate #17. From there I signed in with my passport and boarded the bus. Our tour, Read More

When I first arrived at Incheon International Airport, I immediately observed countless Asian stereotypes: there was a woman taking selfies on her phone with a purpose built telescopic handle; a well organized, efficient, and clean moving walkway system; a large Asian tour group following a flag held in the air; lots of bright, hip,, Read More

Back in 2006 and 2007 when the security situation in Yemen was generally good, I was able to travel to Wadi Dhahr (approximately 15kms NW of Sana’a) on New Years Day, when my employer gave my colleagues and I the day off work.

My 20s were remarkable. I had lots of wonderful experiences, met loads of amazing people, traveled to many incredible destinations, and learned a number of surprising things. Although it is hard to come up with a list of only 20 highlights from the last 10 years, these are definitely the 20 experiences that stick, Read More