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Oct 29

October 29, 2015

North Thailand – Where To Go & What To Do

When most backpackers land in Thailand, their first stop is usually Bangkok. The hub of South East Asia travel, this place connects travelers from all over the world. And once you’ve landed, taken in the sights it has to offer, from stunning temples, the Grand Palace and the infamous Khao San Road, most people head either South to the Islands or North. When I was planning my trip, the North of Thailand was the only country where I really set…

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Feb 2

February 2, 2015

Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai – A Lesson in Tradition, Survival and Hope

I love elephants. If you’ve read some of my previous posts, for my first solo adventure I travelled all the way to Africa to view these majestic animals in the wild, and they didn’t disappoint. They are amazingly gentle, docile, social and emotionally intelligent animals. And when I came to Thailand in 2013, I chose to head to Chiang Mai to take part in an elephant trek. It was a brilliant day, getting so close to these creatures and being…

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Jul 21

July 21, 2014

How I Spent Two Days in Chiang Mai, Thailand

If you don’t have much time on your hands whilst in Thailand, I definitely recommend Chiang Mai. This is the one place I need to go back to and explore more as 2 days was definitely not enough! So, with an African Elephant adventure in South Africa under my belt, my elephant craze couldn’t stop there. So, whilst in Thailand, myself and another girl from the Real Gap tour took a last minute Air Asia flight up to Chiang Mai…

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