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Posted by on Aug 22, 2012 in Asia, Thailand

Crying My Eyes Out in Thailand

If you’ve ever thought of Thailand, than ultimately you’ve heard about the Thailand food. It is diverse in offerings and in flavours. But one thing that resonates in the cuisine is their penchant for chili peppers. A large portion of Thai food includes Chili peppers. And let me tell you – Chili peppers and this flavourless girl did not mix well. This is the story of spending my first month in Thailand crying my eyes out.

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Posted by on May 1, 2012 in Asia, Thailand

Snorkels and Sunburns – Krabi, Thailand

Snorkles and Sunburns – Krabi, Thailand

I learned a valuable lesson about Snorkels and Sunburns in Krabi Thailand. One I am not likely to forget again; Snorkelling requires you to put sunscreen on the BOTTOM of your feet. I learned this the hard day. After a day spent Snorkeling to my little heart’s content – I spent the next 4 days wincing at every step. The soles of my feet were fire red with the worst sunburn of my life.

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Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Asia, Cambodia, China, England, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, RTW, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Travel History: 2010

Travel History: 2010

For the first part of 2010 I was on a University exchange program in Bangkok, Thailand attending Thammasat University. This was my first time in Asia and it stole my heart. I traveled around a lot due to the extremely cheap prices in South East Asia. I even headed north to Japan for 10 days to visit friends; which was the reason Japan got onto this list; I’d never afford Japan without my extremely generous friends who let me stay with them. My best friend Jeannie came to visit for the month of May and we did a whirlwind tour hitting the 4 countries of Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Singapore. I had a month off so headed to Indonesia before flying to the South of Philippines for a 2 month work placement. In September I returned to Canada to finish my last year of my undergraduate degree in the country’s capital of Ottawa.

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