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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. 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 when I think of Thailand, my mind goes straight to Phuket or Chiang Mai. Beautiful beaches, rivers running through valleys,  ...

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