Category: Thailand

Exploring artsy Ranong – Thailand

I’m happy to run in to Nat, a Thai guy who has a very chilled out appearance. But in Bangkok Nat worked successfully for years as a visual…

It’s a dog’s life on Koh Phayam – Thailand

After having enjoyed Europe’s comfortable lifestyle for a while, I’m back on the road again. First stop in Bangkok. I receive an e-mail from Sabai Sabai Bungalows asking…

Well hello there!! – Proud Pineapples – Thailand

  Ok, I love pineapples. I remember a day more than 10 years ago at Curacao (a Caribbean island) where I got myself a mouth-watering huge portion of…

How to make your own hammock – DIY!

One of the other things I found myself to do while¬†volunteering on an organic farm in Northern Thailand via WWOOF, was making my own hammocks. Hammocks are possibly…

Handle with care – is this cactus talking to me? – Thailand

Nature often inspires me in my drawings. At the Layao Farm, where I volunteered for two weeks, I loved spending my afternoon in the garden drawing plants and…

The Miraculous food out of the Karen kitchen

In my previous post I mentioned my stay on the Layao Farm: an organic farm in Northern Thailand where you can WWOOF: volunteer in the fields. Now I’m…

Catfish entertainment @ the Layao farm – Thailand

WWOOF (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms) hooks volunteers up with organic farms worldwide looking for help. Doing some “WWOOFing” was on my wishlist since long but in…

Work those legs! – Cycling in Northen Thailand

I have to be honest: it wasn’t as romantic as I pictured it. When in Northern Thailand, I rented a decent mountainbike from Mae Hong Son and ventured…

The two sides of Pai – Thailand

When my travel buddy Cedric left back home, I decided to return to Pai and spend a good week there. We’ve only briefly touched upon Pai during our…

Driving the Mae Hong Son loop – the gem of Pang Oung – Thailand

The Mae Hong Son loop is a 600 km circular route starting from Chiang Mai, into mountaineous Northern Thailand. After our first stop at Pai, we continued towards…

The “Thai tattoo” – Pai, Thailand

You might think this drawing is slightly exaggerated, but I assure you it’s not. The ‘Thai tattoo’ is a common phenomenon amongst travellers referring to the scars they…

All you can eat in Chiang Mai – Thailand

Having Cedric arriving in Thailand as my travel buddy for two weeks was the starting point of a never-ending culinary exploration. As we both have a big appetite…

Songkran: the wettest and happiest festival ever! – Thailand

When I first heard of Songkran, I was told the Thai New Year would this year be celebrated the 12th of April and the festivities would last 4…

Muay Thai of the Roosters – Thailand

Those who know me personally might wonder: “Lil, you went to see rooster fights?? Seriously?!” And I have to admit: as vegetarian it wasn’t easy to look at….

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