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Scuba Diving in Pattaya, Thailand

Pattaya Dive Centre - Pattaya, Thailand

For years, friends of mine have been encouraging me to try scuba diving. I have always been hesitant – my first love is whitewater kayaking and that sport dominates most of my spare time (and money!). With over a month remaining until our kayaks arrive in Thailand by sea freight, I finally gave scuba diving a try. Continue reading Scuba Diving in Pattaya, Thailand

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Hua Hin, Thailand – Rainy Season Plan B!

Marrakesh Resort and Spa - Hua Hin, Thailand

We originally planned to drive down to Koh Samui for a 7 day visit, but the weather was not cooperating with us! Rain was in the forecast every day, much of it very heavy. Not only would that make the island stay less pleasant, the drive could be treacherous. Continue reading Hua Hin, Thailand – Rainy Season Plan B!

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Khao Lak, Thailand – Off-season Getaway

Nang Thong Beach - Khao Lak, Thailand

Southern Thailand’s famous beaches are some of the finest in the world. We wanted to visit Southern Thailand’s Phuket and Phang Nga regions with their abundant sandy beaches. We started planning our trip by monitoring airlines for special deals, but it always seemed that when we tried to snag one, it was too late. We started to wonder if it was even possible to get one… Continue reading Khao Lak, Thailand – Off-season Getaway

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Hong Kong and Macau, China

Dragon's Back Trail - Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is a city that strongly embraces the outdoor lifestyle. Combined with a comprehensive and easy-to-navigate public transportation system, Hong Kong is a travel destination that will please outdoor enthusiasts and city-lovers alike. Having one of the highest concentrations of restaurants per capita, you never have to spend much time in Hong Kong hunting for your next meal. Continue reading Hong Kong and Macau, China