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Amazing Thai Food You’ve Probably Never Tried

Pumpkin filled with custard in Thailand

I’ve observed a lot of people tend to eat the same things over and over when they visit Thailand (PAD THAI ANYONE??). This makes sense: a lot of the restaurants catered to tourists feature the same items on the menu and a lot of tourists are absolute pussies about spicy food. Now, I’m not especially …

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The Best Outdoor Activities in Chiang Mai

Swimming in Monthathan Waterfall in Chiang Mai

No matter where I’m living, I always need some nature in my life. Lucky for me, when it comes to nature, Chiang Mai doesn’t disappoint. I have pretty thoroughly explored the best outdoor activities in Chiang Mai — everything from city parks to hiking trails to waterfalls — and compiled a list of my favorites. …

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How to Find an Apartment in Santitham, Chiang Mai

Anchan 2 Apartment in Santitham, Chiang Mai

Honestly, I thought finding a place to live would be a lot easier in Chiang Mai given all the digital nomads and long-term expats who live here. Not so much. Unlike Koh Tao where there’s a generous supply of furnished serviced apartments to meet the demand of dive professionals coming through for a few months …

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Is Sri Lanka a Good Place to Live as a Digital Nomad?

Girl walking on empty beach in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has snuck its way onto many a digital nomads’ bucket list lately. It was recently named the Number 1 country on Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2019 list, and even more recently the country announced a new free 6-month tourist visa for many western countries. I’ve been intrigued with Sri Lanka for a …

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Life and Thoughts Lately from Koh Tao

Girls at the John Suwan Viewpoint in Koh Tao

April 16, 2018 I had a particularly but unreasonably emotional goodbye a couple nights ago that has stirred up some thoughts for me…Which is a good thing because as time goes on, I’m noticing my ability to self-reflect and articulate my own inner experience is drifting away from me. I talked with my longtime friend …

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