When traveling from Asia to Australia, you’ll have to get used to certain things (again). Here’s a list of what you can expect. Some to look forward to, some not to look forward to..
For years I’ve wanted to do this – learn how to scuba dive. It just seemed so amazing to me, to be able to breathe underwater and see all those cool fish.. So when I decided to embark on this trip around the world, scuba diving was one of the first things I added to my bucket list. And now I’ve ticked it off, here on Koh Tao, Thailand!
Visit Pai. Don’t hesitate, just do it when you’re up in Chiang Mai. This small, sleepy, hippie town is located high up in the mountains, a 3 hours drive from Chiang Mai. You can spend weeks here, or just a few days, but definitely go.
I’ve been traveling for over a month now and it feels like I’m now getting the hang of this backpackers life. I’m starting to get used to it and found my way of traveling. The following 6 realizations helped me shape the way I look at my travels now.
There are tons of things to do in Chiang Mai, but on the other hand… it’s not like you MUST VISIT this, this and this. You can’t come home from Paris without having seen the Eiffel Tower, and you can’t come home from New York without having seen Time Square. But you can come home from Chiang Mai having done basically nothing. Just hanging out here is great in itself. Here are some recommendations of activities many seem to like though!