Date Archives July 2017

Camping at Samet Nangshe Viewpoint in Phang Nga

Samet Nangshe Viewpoint: word has spread over the past year about this recently unknown viewpoint. The view from the top, overlooking Phang Nga Bay and its dozens of limestone karsts and islets, is unparalleled. It’s absolutely gorgeous, and as if it couldn’t get any better, the viewpoint itself is oriented towards the east, making it a picturesque location to catch the sunrise. If you’re visiting…

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Packing Light: A How-To Guide For Backpackers

I read once that the art of packing light ultimately comes down to one thing: Fear. The items in your backpack, the items you choose to bring around with you, represent your particular fears—say fear of discomfort, fear of being robbed or attacked, fear of injury or sickness—to name a few. Let’s take this to the extreme: imagine an individual traveling with only the clothes…

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