My Time on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

My Time on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

I travelled to Santa Cruz Island in July of 2016. The island is home to giant tortoises, great nearby diving with hammerheads at Gordon Rocks, and of course, the Charles Darwin Research Station. The video below is just a few of the highlights.   Read my guide on how...
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary Review – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary Review – Chiang Mai, Thailand

I went to the Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in March, 2017. I’m skeptical about so-called elephant sanctuaries in Thailand or any other part of the world. Usually, these places are not sanctuaries, but grounds for making profits from mistreated elephants. I chose the...
How to Take the Bus from Phuket to Chiang Mai

How to Take the Bus from Phuket to Chiang Mai

I needed to go from Patong to Chiang Mai and was contemplating flying with AirAsia. Since I had a checked luggage in the form of a backpack, I would need to pay extra for it. In order to save some money, I decided to take the bus from Phuket to Chiang Mai. From what I...
Bangla Road, Patong, and the Thai Ladyboy Scene

Bangla Road, Patong, and the Thai Ladyboy Scene

When I first arrived to Patong by way of an airport shuttle, I saw a female motorcyclist with a shirt that read, “Good men go to heaven. Bad men go to Patong.” The workers are trying to get you into their bars and strip clubs. You’ll see signs for discounted beers at...
Hobbiton Tour Review | A Journey Through The Shire

Hobbiton Tour Review | A Journey Through The Shire

I read the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings in a four-week span before the movies were released. Yeah, I read them that fast. Mind you, I didn’t have access to internet or a computer back then and a book was the way to go. It was for the best looking back at it now. I...