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A Skipped Beat in Krabi, Thailand: Tuesday Travel Snapshot

Bringing you a travel snapshot from Beat Nomad’s archives each and every Tuesday: I had a serious space-cadet moment when I was in Ko yao noi, a small island about an hour’s boat ride from Krabi, while traveling around Thailand last September. I said goodbye to my friends, packed up my bag, got on a…… Continue reading A Skipped Beat in Krabi, Thailand: Tuesday Travel Snapshot

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Scenes from a Beaten Path: Thailand

The humidity felt like a second skin as my new friend and I sat collecting “Chang” and “Leo” cans on a hostel porch. A strange distant sound interrupted our conversation. “What was that?” “It sounded like an elephant…” “Impossible, we’re in a city.” Twenty minutes later two men passed in front of our porch, leading…… Continue reading Scenes from a Beaten Path: Thailand

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Indulging in Creature Comforts in Bangkok, Thailand

I nodded my head dumbly as the girl next to me listed the names of floating markets and Thai¬†Wats¬†(temples) she had visited since arriving a few days earlier in Bangkok. “Are you going to check out the Palace?” She asked. “Yeaah….” I said, rather than admitting to the fact that after a year of barebones…… Continue reading Indulging in Creature Comforts in Bangkok, Thailand

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From Madagascar to Thailand: Getting Off the Red Island

“Okay, let’s get the fuck outta Dodge,” Liz said as we hopped on our mountain bikes and started the long journey from her village at the foothills of Andringitra National Park and up north. We had an hour of biking on rough, dusty roads, then a packed full bus to the nearest town, and another…… Continue reading From Madagascar to Thailand: Getting Off the Red Island