Itinerant Thai Travels Part 3: Chiang Mai

We left the land of temples, Ayutthaya, and headed North for Chiang Mai, a small Northern city known for bustling markets and good food.

Then we met Aim. She taught us how to cook Thai food while laughing. Seriously, my face hurt when I left Momma Noi’s Cookery School.

Momma Noi even tried my homemade green curry and said it was so hot!

The Itinerant Thai Travels: Part I Bangkok

The first post in a series of posts on backpacking through Thailand. We landed in Bangkok hungry and ready to explore Khaosan road. Later we take a stroll to what we’ve heard is a popular destination, Khaosan Road. We couldn’t walk more than a few feet without offerings of ping pong shows, cheap beer, nitrous, skewered scorpians and cheap clothing. It’s a scene from a rich kids house party the first time he is left alone and drinking alcohol except in a foreign country in the middle of the street.

We’re in Thailand and it is a PARTY! Somehow, Hong Kong the city that doesn’t sleep, still couldn’t prepare us for this.

In the daylight you can wander for hours through endless markets or walk towards the parks and temples to see the showcased architecture of Bangkok.

The Itinerant Itinerary

My mellow alt-indie beats are a lull in the background, the air conditioner is rattling far too loudly. Every now and then it even sounds like a kettle boiling water. I’ll take the noise over the heat. I’ve recently had some near sleepless nights trying to sleep in a humid mid thirty degree room with…

Puka Cafe, serving the (second) best wrap in Cape Town

Puka Cafe takes you away from the busy streets of Cape Town and into a hidden gem where the owner greets you and serves your drinks. The walls are bright and the faces are friendly. (The lazy dog is friendly too…) After weighing my many lunch options I decided to tried the Cajun chicken wrap…