Slow boat to Laos

After 3 months in Thailand exploring paradisal islands, volunteering (and getting to hug baby elephants and do treks up into the mountains as part of my placement) and renting a house in Pai for the month – my tourist visa was due to expire and it was time to leave Thailand. My original plan had […]

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The Pros and Cons of “Voluntourism”

I quite often avidly recommend Workaway to people looking to save whilst they are traveling, or for people that want a more authentic experience and to get to know the locals in the country that they are traveling. I personally have had very good experiences with Workaway, although I have not done a large number […]

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