Thailand is known the world over for its tropical beaches, ancient ruins, delicious food and friendly locals. You’d be hard pressed to find anyone with a taste for adventure or a case of wanderlust who hasn’t got Thailand on their must-visit hit-list...
A capuchin monkey is in a tree just a few steps from where I sit. I stay still for as long as I can—I’m enjoying looking at him and don’t want to scare him away. Surrounded by lush rainforest, I could almost forget that I’m in Panama City. But I am hooked into WiFi in a cafe and—now that the monkey has scarpered—I’m tapping away on my laptop...
We are perched on a cliff high above the beach drinking a watermelon juice at Single Fin. It’s a prime place for sundowners or to spend the day gawking at the surfers’ skills below. This bar is famous for their Sunday Session, a “see and be seen” night with the area’s most fashionable people, and DJ’s from all over the world until 1 a.m...
Chiang Rai is the real Thailand. Authentic and quaint, this small town in the north of the country is known for the glorious Wat Rong Khun, a looming white temple complex covered in unconventional décor (think skulls, monsters and more). Though many tourists only pop over to Chiang Rai for a day trip to see the famous Buddhist structure, spending a few nights, a few weeks or even a lifetime in Chiang Rai is the way to go, and here are five reasons why…
Wherever you are in Vietnam, you’ll find that the cost of living is very low. Even in the most expensive cities—Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi—two people can live well for less than $2,000 per month. If you’re hoping to find an even lower cost of living than that, my advice is to head for the beaches...