We had 19 days to explore Thailand and left with mixed feelings. We didn’t fall in love with it, but did fall in love with certain places. We really enjoyed our time in Ko Lanta, a small island off the southwest of Thailand. Jason did a few dives, we snorkeled and learned how to cook Thai food. Ko Lanta was the perfect place to explore using a motorbike, with quiet roads and never ending beauty. We also really enjoyed our time up North in Chiang Mai. We stayed in the walled city and loved all the great food, including street food and lots of vegetarian options. We took another cooking class in Chiang Mai and loved visiting the street fairs. Many places in Thailand were over run with tourists and just too busy for us. We weren’t able to connect with the locals and actually found that many people did not speak English. Bangkok was a whirlwind and way too busy for us, although we did find some great food. Read all about our time in Thailand here.
Well, we’ve completed a three-week trip through parts of Thailand and it turned out to be a pretty cool place. We learned how to cook Thai Style in both the North and South, Jason did some of the best scuba diving of his life, Simone had her first experience riding on a scooter, we ate at some very good vegetarian restaurants in Chiang Mai and made it through without getting Continue Reading