Go To: Koh Tao, Thailand

If you go to Thailand, make your way to the islands. Bangkok and Chiang Mai are awesome must-sees, but the islands are the truly lax, tropical wonderlands that we seek on vacay. Rules go out the window, along with time schedules and shoes. Each island has its own culture, its own traditions, and its own unique features to explore. If you can, hop around for a wide range of experiences. If you only have time for one, decide on your priorities and find the best fit.
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Songkran – To Hide or Not To Hide From Thai New Year

We were in Laos for the first half of April 2016. When we mentioned to people we’d met that we’d be traveling to Thailand next, many murmured that we would be there just in time for Thai New Year. They mentioned the celebrations involved spraying water, and that they would be centered in Chiang Mai, our destination for the dates of the festival. We didn’t think much of it. What follows here is a day by day account of the surreal events that occurred upon our arrival in Thailand.

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