Visiting Thailand and Laos for the First Time - Thailand and Laos September 23rd 2006 My sister and I had always wanted to visit Thailand. I had just finished at McGill, and my sister just graduated from law school. We planned a three week trip together. It was fabulous, for both of us our first time in Asia, the parallel universe. We enjoyed a broad overview of the country, and visited many areas: the mountainous north, Chang Mai and Chang Rai, the rural center with much history, ... read more
Asia » Thailand A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag
"Life is short and the world is wide" so we better make the best of it. I support doing what makes your heart happy while helping to make other people's hearts happier. For me, that means exploring the world and taking chances, investing myself in the places and activities that fascinate and thrill me.
While travelling I learn, share and help as I go. I supported my adventures through all sorts of work: cooking, bartending, teaching English, writing, per... full info