The Time We Stole 20 Baht from a Tuk Tuk Driver in Thailand

Tuk-tuks are prevalent throughout Southeast Asia and are basically motorized rickshaws. It’s a slightly more expensive alternative to taking a cab, and sometimes the only means of transport around small towns. Back in January, Alison and I took a tuk tuk to a bus stop in the small city of Sukhothai before traveling onward to…

What Started as a Nice Little Hike in Pai…

Before we left on our trip, my uncle wisely suggested that if something bad happens, we should wait a while before telling anyone about it. This is one of those stories. Two weeks young into our adventure we found ourselves in Pai, a little hippy town in northern Thailand surrounded by nothing but miles and…

Pai, Thailand: The Capital of Hippieville

Within five minutes of the bus dropping us off in Pai, it was a unanimous vote that Pai is the “Asheville” of Thailand. Why might you ask?  Well, we were surrounded by a beautiful mountainous area with a relaxed, hippie vibe. To say that we saw more dreadlocks than people sporting normal hairdos paints a…