With the 2020 Olympics taking place in Tokyo, all eyes will soon be on this incredible city that artfully mixes the ultramodern and the traditional. Just wandering around beneath the sky-high towers and colorful bright lights of this city is an immersive experience in itself, but these are a few stops I think you should add along the way!
Koh Tao means “Turtle Island” and was named for its turtle-esque shape when seen from above. You’ll quickly learn that the word koh means “island” in Thai because they have islands like sprinkles on a sundae—all over the place. That said, they each have their own charms, so have fun discovering what makes these two special. How to Get There There isn’t [...]
Chiang Mai is the largest city in northern Thailand and draws visitors from all over the world. It’s not hard to see why, considering that the scenery in this temple town is absolutely gorgeous and it also happens to be the foodie capital up north, so the food is to die. So, if you happen to be one of those people who likes eating delicious things in beautiful places, you might want to check this place out.
The accents alone would have been enough to charm me into loving this place, but the history and gorgeous scenery is what pushed it to the top of my list. Everything about this country is enchanting, and the lines between magic and reality are blurrier here than most places. I still love the accents, though.