Category: Journal Entry

#roadtripnick and I waiting for our flight at the Chiang Mai airport.

Travel Adventure: Chiang Mai to Vientiane

Travel Adventure: Chiang Mai to Vientiane Today (May 2nd 2016, Yes I am posting this super late!!) I left my awesome apartment in the Santitham neighborhood in Chiang Mai. I’m sad to give it up, but also looking forward to exploring Laos. And so the trip began. The entire time in Chiang Mai I never had reason to take any...

Bamboo Railway Engineer

Bamboo Railway Battambang Video Post

Bamboo Railway I took a crazy trip on the bamboo railway in Battambang. If you make it there I totally suggest you take this for a ride. Actually there is not a whole lot else to do while you are in battambang. There are the Killing Caves, and the Bat Caves. And of course there are a bunch of temples...

I’m living in a Parallel Universe

I have only been to three countries in my travels so far. Every place has its differences. Right now, here in Thailand I feel I am living in a parallel universe. In New Zealand things are different but most things are totally normal. The biggest differences are they drive on the left, Light switches get pushed down to turn on, and the...

goat bushes

What’s Going on in my Life of World Travel, Chiang Mai

I’m writing this from my Airbnb in Chiang Mai. I’m in a very comfortable air conditioned room sitting on an uncomfortable wooden chair. I’ve been in Thailand for 21 days and life here agrees with me. The weather is warm and mostly dry. The local people are super polite and understanding of my obvious ignorance of their culture. Most don’t speak...

Keir with First Aid Kit

Carry a First Aid Kit when Traveling, Duh!

Spoiler – there are no graphic injury photos in this post! So far I have only used one bandaid on myself and that was to cover a blister I got when I started wearing my new sandals. However I have used my kit to patch up two other people who were less fortunate that I have been. As I packed...

Indian Pharmacy

Buying Antibiotics in India

I have been in Bangalore for the last three days and I have only seen the inside of my hostel. Thats a bit of an exaggeration. I have also seen a bit of the street my hostel is on when I went to buy water. I’ve been laid up in bed, sick with what I thought was Heat Exhaustion. It...