Visiting temples was a new thing for me when I went to Southeast Asia, since we (obviously) do not have temples in The Netherlands. Once I had seen one in real life and saw how the locals were acting around it, I was curious about temples and buddhism (Please remember that when I say ‘temples’ … More Spotlight on: 5 Unique temples in Southeast Asia (+ tips for visiting)
Thailand is backpacking-country no. 1 and that is not without reason: this country has everything; green nature, beautiful beaches, great sealife, delicious cuisine, inspiring culture, fun activities and historical sights. Here are 10 bucketlistpoints for a visit to Thailand. 1. Spending a day (or more) with elephants Spending a day with elephants is a … More Bucketlist: 10 Cool things to do in Thailand
When I visited Chiang Mai last year for the second time, I wanted to spend a day with elephants again. In 2015 I had spend a day at Ran-Tong ‘Elephant Centre’. During that day we did some caretaking (in a small group of 6 people) and got up close with three babies and an adult … More Spotlight on: Elephant Nature Park (Thailand, 2016)
Besides a cooking course and spending a day with elephants, ziplining is another one of the must-do’s when you are in Chiang Mai. In 2015 the thought of ziplining scared me too much, but in 2016 I decided I had to try it… and I had the best time! Finding the right organisation is, just … More Spotlight on: Jungle Flight (ziplining)
Taking a cooking course is a must when you are visiting Chiang Mai (click here for my article about Chiang Mai). There are a lot of organisations that offer one, and since they teach you mostly the same recipes, it does not really matter which one you choose. In 2015 I chose for Sammy’s Organic … More Spotlight on: Sammy’s Organic Thai Cooking School
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