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Where to Stay in Chiang Mai: 137 Pillars House

Where to Stay in Chiang Mai: 137 Pillars House. As if our trip to Chiang Mai wasn’t perfect enough, our 3 night stay in 137 Pillars Chiang Mai made it even more special. This chic 30-suite boutique property, located in the quiet Wat Gate neighborhood, was recently named as Travel and Leisure’s #1 resort hotel in Southeast Asia. Yep, no big deal. Just the leading travel publication in the world, acknowledging how amazing 137 Pillars Chiang Mai is. After staying at their sister  ...

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Itinerary, Travel

Escape to Chiang Mai: 3-Day Itinerary

Escape to Chiang Mai: 3-Day Itinerary Do you believe in love at first sight? Well, I do! That’s exactly what I felt when I first set foot in Thailand’s northern capital. After a 2-day whirlwind stay in Bangkok, Chiang Mai was a much needed breath of fresh air. With an abundance of magnificent temples, a plethora of delicious food options and a stunning scenery of rolling hills and jungles, Chiang Mai has easily charmed its way into becoming one of my favorite cities in the  ...

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Review, Travel

Where to Stay in Bangkok: 137 Pillars Suites and Residences

A few months ago, James and I went on a 2-week excursion to Asia. Our first stop: Bangkok. Since we only had a few days in the city, I didn’t think we’d have enough time to get some much needed R&R. Thanks to 137 Pillars Suites and Residences we found our sweet escape; in the heart of bustling Bangkok nonetheless. Located in the Sukhumvit district, this newly opened boutique hotel is the sister property to the award-winning 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai. After a long  ...

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Tips, Travel Guide

A Quick Guide to Bangkok, Thailand

Unlike most people visiting Southeast Asia, Bangkok wasn’t really on my must-see list.Β I felt like it might be too similar to Manila. Densely populated, chaotic and has traffic that seems to go on 24/7. While I’m not fully opposed to exploring big cities such as Bangkok and Manila, I feel more at peace when I’m surrounded by nature. Which is why whenΒ I think of Thailand, my mind goes straight to Phuket or Chiang Mai. Beautiful beaches, rivers running through valleys,  ...

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Review, Travel

Away Luggage: A Must-Have Travel Item

One of my main concerns while preparing for our trip to Asia was finding a luggage I can take with me from one country to the next. And since I was traveling to 4 countries, I knew exactly what I want my luggage to be: durable. Thanks to the creative minds behind Away, I found just that. A reliable and durable luggage that will be a staple in my travel essentials for years to come. So what exactly does Away bring to the table? Features: Built-in Battery Charger Two Compartments with  ...

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