Lek, the founder of Elephant Nature Park stands among three of her rescued elephants

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand I grew up reading classic children’s books like the Jungle Book, which left me with a life long fascinated with elephants and animals in general. On my recent trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand, I’d heard about a place where elephants were allowed to be elephants and tourists could to get up

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A crowd forms outside of the white temple in Chiang Rai.

Location: Chiang Rai, Thailand Chiang Rai is the gateway to northern Thailand’s mountainous region, and also a popular stopping off point for people looking to head on towards Laos. I had planned to do some hiking in this area with dreams of trekking through lush green jungles, swimming in secret waterfalls, and seeing some of

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Me standing waist deep in clear blue water looking out at the Thai islands.

Location: Krabi, Thailand To be honest I’m dragging my feet on writing this one. My first time in Krabi was idyllic and I was so confident that on my return almost three years later, it would still be the amazing beach and climbing paradise I remembered; however, that was not to be. My experience in Krabi

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