Railei West & Phi Phi 2.28.17

Tourism is a major contributor to Thailand’s economy. In 2014, it is estimated tourism accounted for almost 20% of the country’s GDP (source). With so much money coming from tourism, it is no surprise the Thai people have processes, infrastructure, and information to make visiting easy. Compared to the other countries where I traveled, travel in…

Tonsai Bay & Railei West Beach 2.19.17

After 5 months of primarily solo decision-making and experiencing, I was unsure how I would adjust to traveling with partners. When Justin visited (and later Brittany and Parker) I quickly realized traveling with companions is as wonderful as traveling solo. The biggest difference between the two experiences was meeting people. As a solo traveler, I make a conscious…