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…

Rishikesh 12.17.16

With 1.4 million employees, the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, is the largest employer in this country and a fantastic mover of people. As a foreigner, learning how to book and travel on Indian trains is, to quote the Bible of Lonely Planet, “the quientissential experience.” There are websites and guidebook sections dedicated to explaining the…