The main fears I have have nothing to do with traveling alone. How about “How to Guilt Friends into Driving Carpool” and “Defending That Calendar Spot with Blood and Verbal Abuse 101.” Where are these postings people??… Read More Get Real Guide to Momcation Planning
Ah yes, the Tuk Tuk ride. The day we had a reasonable concern part of our party had been whisked off to parts unknown, never to be seen again. That was an exciting time. I’m telling you, we made memories on this trip! We had had our yummy lunch at <<Shoshanna Restaurant>>. We had politely… Read More The Great Disappearing Tuk Tuk
It’s hard to imagine the humble origins of Khao San Road as layered sign after neon-colored sign beckons to you, offering everything from sustenance, to chachkies, to items of questionable legality. Those origins of the road are only alluded to in the name, which means ‘milled rice.’ The first hotel was a small one, serving… Read More Bangkok: Khao San Road
Good News! This post is not at all, not even the slightest bit, about us trying to fire dance, being burned by a fire dancer, or hitching a ride with a fire dancer. Moms & Grandmas (and probably neurosurgeon and archery instructor who worry our antics)… You’re welcome. No one in our party attempted to… Read More Fire Dancing in Koh Chang
Our journey up the river was intended to bring us to the road where taxis pick up passengers, and our goal was a little waterfall about a kilometer and a half from where we were. So, we arrived at the “intersection” and found… very little traffic. And very little intersection. And the signage was… less… Read More Thailand: Hitchhiking Koh Kood with Kids!
When traveling in Thailand, at some point, you are going to have to use a public restroom. I suppose it is technically possible to come and stay at a 4 star resort, at least a Thai 4 star which isn’t quite as spoiled as a US 4 star, and plan your days so that you… Read More Thai Potties… The Traveler’s Divide
First, I want to say, there are many reputable and safe pedicab companies and drivers in New York City. There are guided tours, rides through central park – a number of great ways to enjoy a NYC pedicab. However, that was not what we did. Our pedicab ride was born out of desperation. How we… Read More NYC Pedicabs & Adrenaline