Top 15 Things We Did in Southeast Asia

On this trip, we traveled to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Laos. When we finished our travels in the region, we had each family member make a top 15 list (because we had so many great experiences, we couldn’t limit ourselves to just 10).

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Budget Guesthouse Reviews: Thailand

Budget Guesthouse Reviews Thailand

We are a family of 5 traveling on a pretty tight budget (100 USD/day). Here are our reviews of the budget guesthouses we stayed at during our 4 months in Thailand.

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Family Travel Budget for Thailand

Family travel budget Thailand

When we returned to Thailand after spending a month in Laos, we no longer needed to be in austerity mode -whew! Our budget goal was now $100/day. Did we succeed?

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Mango sticky rice

What to Eat in Bangkok

Bangkok has amazing food. Not many people would argue that point. What’s even better is that often the best food in Bangkok is the cheap street food. Here are my favorite foods I have eaten in Bangkok.

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Things to Do with Teens in Bangkok

We returned to Bangkok after two months away. It almost felt like coming home. We love the city. Our teenagers love this city. When it was time to leave for Sri Lanka, we were all a bit sad, not know when the next time we would return to this amazing city. Here are some things our teenagers enjoyed doing in Bangkok.

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railey beach

There are No Beaches in Krabi Town

It took a while for Krabi Town to grow on me. We spent a night in this jumping off point for the islands in southern Thailand before taking a ferry to Koh Lanta. Then stayed 3 more nights before returning to Bangkok.

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Khlong Jark Beach

Relaxing on Koh Lanta in Southern Thailand

Six months is a long time to be away from the ocean for a family who lives in Hawaii and we were missing the beach.

So it was time to head to southern Thailand. We wanted to avoid overcrowded, party beaches. So we looked for a laidback beach where we could tumble out of a bungalow and walk a few steps to the sand.

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Art in Paradise Chiang Mai

Things to Do with Teens in Chiang Mai

Teenagers are not the easiest travel companions. They can be moody and often miss their friends back home. Finding activities they enjoy can perk up a teenager and help them forget their homesickness. Here are some fun things we did with our teens in Chiang Mai.

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What to eat in Thailand

Where to Eat in Chiang Mai

It is no secret that one of our favorite things to do while traveling is eat, especially local foods. I have no doubt that one of the reasons we love Chiang Mai so much is its wide selection of amazing food to eat. Here are our top places to eat in Chiang Mai.

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