Where I’m At: Saigon – December 2015

[Where I’m At is a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next.] Greetings from Saigon. I was last here in June and it’s great to be back in my nominal home base. After months of travel and a month of health issues it’s good to be somewhere […]

Hotel Review: Nantra Sukhumvit 39 Hotel, Bangkok – Thailand

Hotel Name: Nantra Sukhumvit 39 Hotel Address: 1/46 – 49 Sukhumvit 39 (Prompong), Bangkok, Thailand I stayed at the Nantra Sukhumvit 39 Hotel in Bangkok. I booked online and paid 36.51 USD for 2 nights. That’s 18.25 a night for a hotel room in central Bangkok. Not bad! I picked the hotel for its price […]

Flight Review: Thai Lion Air – Chiang Mai to Bangkok (DMK)

Flight: Thai Lion Air SL 8507 From: Chiang Mai (CNX) To: Bangkok (DMK) I flew with Thai Lion Air from Chiang Mai to Bangkok (Don Muang). I compared fares on Skyscanner and picked the flight for its price, which was the cheapest out of the five airlines that fly between Chiang Mai and Bangkok. I […]

Guesthouse Review: Mint House, Chiang Mai – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: Mint House Address: 80-82 Prapokklao Road Soi 5, Old City, Chiang Mai, Thailand I stayed at the Mint House guesthouse in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I booked online and paid $30.39 USD for three nights. I picked it for its location, which is inside the old city near the Chiang Mai Gate night market. […]

Guesthouse Review: FUNKi Nimman Guesthouse, Chiang Mai – Thailand

Guesthouse Name: FUNKi Nimman Guesthouse Address: Nimmana Haeminda Road Lane 3, Nimmanhemin, Chiang Mai, Thailand I stayed at the FUNKi Nimman Guesthouse in the Nimmanhemin area of Chiang Mai. This is is outside the main tourist area of the Chiang Mai old city, where most backpackers stay. Nimmanhemin is the preferred area for long term […]

Hostel Review: Baan Mek Hostel, Chiang Mai – Thailand

Hostel Name: Baan Mek Hostel Address: 25/8 Nimmanhemin Road. Soi 15, Chiang Mai, Thailand During my extended visit to Chiang Mai I ended up staying in a few different places in the Nimman area. One of those places was the Baan Mek Hostel, which turned out to be one of the coolest hostel concepts I’ve […]

Apartment Review: Airbnb in Nimmanhaemin Soi 9, Chiang Mai

Apartment: Cozy studio room in the heart of CM Address: Nimmanhaemin Rd Soi 9, Chiang Mai, Thailand On this trip to Chiang Mai I stayed in the Nimmanhaemin area, which is popular for long term visitors. I was staying in another Airbnb on Nimmanhaemin Rd but I had to move as I wasn’t expecting to […]

Where I’m At: Chiang Mai November 2015

[Where I’m At is a monthly update of what I’ve been up to, site news, and where I’m going next. For real-time updates follow me on Instagram.] Greetings from Chiang Mai. I was just here last month and I didn’t expect to be back so soon. It’s a place I used to visit often to […]

Airbnb apartment on Nimmanhaemin Rd, Chiang Mai

Apartment: City Center Cozy & Affordable Apt. Address: Nimmanhaemin Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand When I’m in Chiang Mai for an extended visit I like to live in the Nimmanhaemin Rd area. Ideally it’s best to find a monthly rental as there aren’t as many hotel options here compared to the old city. For this trip […]

Airbnb apartment in Thonglor – Bangkok

Apartment: Convenient Studio Apt BTS Thonglor Address: Off Thonglor Soi 55, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand I booked an Apartment on Airbnb for my stay in Bangkok. I selected it for its location in Thonglor, which is Soi 55 Sukhumvit Road. I’m familiar with the area and I like it for being central without being right in […]