Welcome to the ride... Go on, have a look

Travel

Flight of the Gibbons: A Plus Size Zip Lining Adventure In The Jungle

Flight of the Gibbons: A Plus Size Zip Lining Adventure In The Jungle

A whole other country ago (I am currently in Kuala Lumpur) I found myself one Saturday morning getting up at an ungodly hour. Okay, 6 AM isn’t that bad but still… and to make it worse it was a downpour. Yet, somehow Sean and I were […]

Part 3: Khmer Temples and Buri Ram

Part 3: Khmer Temples and Buri Ram

Ah finally, I am able to write Part 3 of my little Northeast Thailand trip. Sorry for the delay but if you’ve been following along with me then you understand. For those that have no idea why there was a delay… I got engaged… IN […]

Part 2: Pass Me The Rose! Vineyards and Steak in Northeast Thailand

Part 2: Pass Me The Rose! Vineyards and Steak in Northeast Thailand

Anyone who knows me knows that ya girl loves a good Vineyard. I also love all-things Rose. I love Rose in any weather. Cold, warm, morning, evening, I am all for it. Which is why when I learned about Gran Monte in Asoke Valley, Thailand […]

Part 1 – A Road Trip in Northeast Thailand: Elephants, Khao Yai and Budget Luxury

Part 1 – A Road Trip in Northeast Thailand: Elephants, Khao Yai and Budget Luxury

Road Trip Essentials for Thailand It doesn’t really matter the country but a road trip even when there is traffic or delays is always a good time. Especially, when you are not the driver! Recently, I just had an incredible 4-day journey to parts of […]

A Night Out on the Infamous Walking Street In Pattaya With My Dad and Boyfriend

A Night Out on the Infamous Walking Street In Pattaya With My Dad and Boyfriend

When one envisions a night out with their dad and boyfriend, rarely does it involve a night on the infamous Walking Street of Pattaya. Yet, that is exactly what happened and I won’t lie, it was fun (thanks, Jagerbomb shots) but full of super awkward […]

Hello Thailand, It’s Me, Amanda

Hello Thailand, It’s Me, Amanda

Hello, friends and interwebs people Boy has it been awhile so once more, let me say hello! I took the last month or so off to enjoy time being with Sean and his family. Seeing friends and indulging in gin and tonics and it was […]

If You Don’t Do These 8 Things In Hoi An Then You Are Really Missing Out

If You Don’t Do These 8 Things In Hoi An Then You Are Really Missing Out

I loved Hoi An. I wrote all about that love and how I got my groove back here. If you are heading to the picturesque Hoi An whether it be for just a few days or longer then here are 8 musts that you have […]

How I Fell In Love With Hoi An and Got My Groove Back

How I Fell In Love With Hoi An and Got My Groove Back

So here is the thing, I loved Hoi An. Normally, I am not a fan of tourist towns but Hoi An was magical. I loved every minute we spent in not just Hoi An but the surrounding area including the beautiful beaches. We originally were […]

That One Time Sean and I Got Scammed In Hanoi And What We Should Have Done Instead

That One Time Sean and I Got Scammed In Hanoi And What We Should Have Done Instead

So here is the thing, sometimes you will meet people who mean to cause you harm and you might get scammed. So don’t be daft. Research before you go somewhere. See what scams have impacted travelers in the past. Be aware but don’t be scared. […]

6 Things You Need To Know When Visiting Hanoi

6 Things You Need To Know When Visiting Hanoi

Take this with a slight grain of salt. Hanoi is one of those cities that people either love or once was enough. I fall into the later category but that being said, I appreciated my time there. Would I go out of my way to […]