Koh Samet

 

A Few Days in Vientiane

Firstly, let me just say that I really enjoyed the culture and environment in Vientiane. Colonized by the French, Laos is teeming with French influence. Large intricate columns line the front of buildings while wide wooden paneled shutters fan out of each window. Many have ornate balconies with white and gold gates every where you…

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4 Days in Koh Samet: Clumsy Travelers in Paradise

Popular with foreigners and a weekend getaway for nearby residents, Koh Samet is a phenomenal spot for any vacation. Sitting just near the mainland in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samet is the largest island in Thailand and attracts westerners and Thai people alike. ———————————————————————————————————– If you read my last post, you know it was…

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Arrival in Bangkok: Orientation

Bangkok was a whirlwind. I set out to teach English overseas. This idea hadn’t come to me until I had graduated college. I have always had a love of travel, but I never thought of traveling and working at the same time. It was a foreign concept to me, as I had always thought of…

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