HIV/AIDS in Thailand

Daylin Paul’s photo-documentary short, A Mother’s Story, is now finished and ready for you to watch! Using stop-motion action, the film interviews an HIV-positive woman living with her son in rural northern Thailand and exposes the societal stigmas and her

HIV/AIDS in Thailand

Daylin Paul’s photo-documentary short, A Mother’s Story, is now finished and ready for you to watch! Using stop-motion action, the film interviews an HIV-positive woman living with her son in rural northern Thailand and exposes the societal stigmas and her

Places I’ve Traveled

I’ll figure out how to make this post more interesting, but for now, it is simply a listing of all the significant places I have lived & traveled in and around. Getting a new set of passport pages today made

Places I’ve Traveled

I’ll figure out how to make this post more interesting, but for now, it is simply a listing of all the significant places I have lived & traveled in and around. Getting a new set of passport pages today made

Vietnam, Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

Of all the countries I’ve visited (ok, it’s only 12), Vietnam has the best scenery! Mountains, beaches, rivers, caves, snow, lakes, cities, valleys, rice paddies, am I missing anything? Most people I talk to don’t have fond memories of Vietnam

Vietnam, Chuc Mung Nam Moi!

Of all the countries I’ve visited (ok, it’s only 12), Vietnam has the best scenery! Mountains, beaches, rivers, caves, snow, lakes, cities, valleys, rice paddies, am I missing anything? Most people I talk to don’t have fond memories of Vietnam

China, off the beaten path

Shapotou, Zhong Wei, Ning Xia, China The adventure started off a bit rocky, with me fainting in the Xi’an airport (I had just barely started recovering from Dengue Fever, but didn’t want to forego the trip). The next day, however,

China, off the beaten path

Shapotou, Zhong Wei, Ning Xia, China The adventure started off a bit rocky, with me fainting in the Xi’an airport (I had just barely started recovering from Dengue Fever, but didn’t want to forego the trip). The next day, however,

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Best Spots to be Lazy in Chiang Mai

…on the cheap! I like naps and lazy sunny afternoons, but there are not a whole lot of options in Chiang Mai to chill outdoors. (I’ve noticed the locals don’t tend to nap in public areas, which is a favorite

Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai

I’m a terrible cook. Pasta and stir-fry is about all I can do at this point in my life. Luckily for me, Chiang Mai is enriched with cheap and tasty food on every block. I’m a huge fan of quick

Best Restaurants in Chiang Mai

I’m a terrible cook. Pasta and stir-fry is about all I can do at this point in my life. Luckily for me, Chiang Mai is enriched with cheap and tasty food on every block. I’m a huge fan of quick

Budgeting for Chiang Mai

For basic cost of living, here are my monthly numbers living 10min. outside of Old City in a local neighborhood. The highest concentration of young expats is in the Nimmanhaemin area, but once you’ve lived here for a year, you

Budgeting for Chiang Mai

For basic cost of living, here are my monthly numbers living 10min. outside of Old City in a local neighborhood. The highest concentration of young expats is in the Nimmanhaemin area, but once you’ve lived here for a year, you

NGOs in Chiang Mai

Over the past year, I’ve gotten plenty of emails and messages inquiring about volunteering with my org, TLSDF, or requesting information on other NGOs in CM. Recently, I got the bright idea to just write a post highlighting some of

NGOs in Chiang Mai

Over the past year, I’ve gotten plenty of emails and messages inquiring about volunteering with my org, TLSDF, or requesting information on other NGOs in CM. Recently, I got the bright idea to just write a post highlighting some of

Capture the Colour

I’m entering the Capture the Colour Travel Photography Contest! What a cool way to illuminate the colors of the world. I was nominated by my friend and fellow Chiang Mai blogger, Lani Cox, and thought I’d take a shot at

Capture the Colour

I’m entering the Capture the Colour Travel Photography Contest! What a cool way to illuminate the colors of the world. I was nominated by my friend and fellow Chiang Mai blogger, Lani Cox, and thought I’d take a shot at

Eulogy for Grandpa

The past year in Thailand has, at times, brought overwhelming moments of expected unexpectedness and vice versa. Almost immediately after I moved to Chiang Mai, news came my way of illness and disease affecting not one, but both my grandfathers.

Eulogy for Grandpa

The past year in Thailand has, at times, brought overwhelming moments of expected unexpectedness and vice versa. Almost immediately after I moved to Chiang Mai, news came my way of illness and disease affecting not one, but both my grandfathers.