Update: For the full album from Turkey, click here! It’s February 2015, a fresh new year, and the last year of my master’s. To keep motivation high, I book a trip to Istanbul for my reading break and boy was it a whirlwind. I’m joined by my high school friend Ed (He sells McLarens for … More Istanbul – City of Many Wonders
For the full album from this leg of the Iceland trip, click here. Other albums from Iceland: Laugavegurinn and Reykjavik Following my stint around Reykjavik, and a 6 day hike in Laugavegur through glaciers, cliffs, and mountains, I make my way to the Snaefellsnes peninsula. This skinny finger of land about 3 hours west of … More Snæfellsnes – A Taste of Iceland in One Peninsula
For all the photos from this leg of the trip, click to view the Flickr album here. Its June 2014, I`m feeling a bit brain dead after a grueling year of OT school. Maybe a little trip to Europe is just want I need as a reward. Iceland is a small island and the most western … More Iceland – Reykjavik’s Super Hip Vibe
Chiang Mai was our last stop in Thailand for now and it was a long transit to Kota Kinabalu (KK), in the Borneo side of Malaysia. We took an overnight train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok, flew to Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei, before finally landing at night in KK. Check below for some tips … More Eat Until you Burst in Kota Kinabalu
Jon, Paul and I arrive in Chiang Mai via bus and take a tuktuk to our hostel, Aoi Garden, where the owner Aoi, a nice Thai lady with well spoken English greets us warmly. The accommodations here are very affordable (think $7CAD/day or something), but basic. Rooms only have 4 beds which is nice but … More Old Chiang Mai, Meet New Chiang Mai!