Where To Go Instead: 9 Famous Places and their Better Alternatives

Where To Go Instead: 9 Famous Places and their Better Alternatives

Some well-known places are genuinely wonderful. Some just have a good marketing team. Here are nine lesser-known places to check out and have a better time for less money or hassle. Go on, admit it — part of the reason you might travel to a place is to say you’ve been...
Destination: an afternoon in old town Phuket (Thailand)

Destination: an afternoon in old town Phuket (Thailand)

Wrapping up a trip to Phuket can mean one of two things: go out with a blast along the island’s many beaches, or take it down a notch and take in some of the lesser-seen sights. I love the beaches, but a walk around Phuket’s Old Town was in the cards. To be clear,...
Saving money in Thailand: 8 ways to do it

Saving money in Thailand: 8 ways to do it

One great thing about coming to Thailand, especially from the Western world: everything (or almost everything) is cheaper. That said, you’d be amazed to hear the stories of how tourists manage to pay far more than they expected. Pick a few Western luxuries you can...