We're always on the lookout for the least expensive way to visit the places we want to see. When you're traveling on the cheap, you learn to manage your expectations accordingly. And then sometimes you're pleasantly surprised.
The last of our Bangkok temple visits were the most overwhelming, and for very different reasons.
On our girls’ trip to Thailand, my friend Samantha and I took a cooking class to learn how to prepare green curry chicken, Tom Yum Goong soup, Pad Thai, and mango sticky rice.
Learning how to make dishes like Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goong soup, and mango sticky rice from scratch is a very satisfying process, particularly when you're using fresh, local ingredients that you've sourced yourself.
Thailand is famous for its floating markets, where both buyers and sellers transact business in canals in long wooden boats.
There are some places in the world where everyday expenses are sky high, such as Iceland. When you're visiting there, you're constantly looking for ways to save money while still enjoying yourself. Other places in the world are very affordable, …
If you're in Bangkok over a weekend, add Chatuchak market to your itinerary. Covering 35 acres, it offers more than 10,000 vendors selling everything from clothing and art to live plants and pets every Saturday and Sunday.
After 36 straight hours of travel, I've landed in Bangkok, Thailand, for a week with my friend Samantha from California. We're looking forward to visiting temples, going to spas, and enjoying lots of amazing Thai food!