SACRED INK PART 2

When I first learned about Sak Yants, a traditional form of tattooing originating as far back as 2 thousand years ago…I was completely fascinated. I knew immediately that I wanted one on my body forever. Not only to commemorate my love for Thailand, but also because a part of me is superstitious and truly believes in the powers of…

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SONGKRAN WATER FESTIVAL 2013

While I was living in Thailand, I experienced my first Songkran – the Thai New Year. Songkran is the ultimate celebration that takes place every year from April 13th – 15th. (In some parts of Thailand it’s celebrated all week!) Basically, it’s one giant party for three+ days straight. During the day, everyone pours into the…

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TEMPLE OF THE RECLINING BUDDHA

Wat Pho is another beautiful temple worth visiting in Bangkok. You could spend your entire evening walking around the temple grounds admiring the architecture. It is one of the largest and oldest wats in Thailand and regarded as the birthplace of the Thai massage. So maybe give one of those a try when you’re in…

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RUINS OF AYUTTHAYA

The city of Ayutthaya was built in 1350 and once served as the capital of Siam. It was one of the world’s largest cities at the time and became a vital economic and political center. That is, until the Burmese invaded in 1767 and burned it to the ground. You can still find remnants of the…

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KOH SICHANG

One of my absolute favorite memories from our latest trip to Thailand was when we decided to get out of the city for the weekend and stayed in a little bungalow on the island of Koh Sichang. We woke up early to catch a bus that would take us 3 hours outside of Bangkok – to the…

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