Category: Thailand

Responsible travel and family adventuring in Thailand.

After rain in the Doi Inthanon mountains.

Trekking in Chiang Mai: travel blogger’s recommendations.

Trekking in Chiang Mai is a wonderful activity to explore the lush, hilly and beautiful region. There are many hikes to take through different parts of Chiang Mai: from the city and into the mountains, to waterfalls and temples, and through jungles and small towns. Our family has trekked through...

Elephant statue at Elephant Parade Land

Visiting Elephant Parade Land in Chiang Mai: creativity + conservation.

We were looking for some family-friendly activities during our stay in Chiang Mai, and loved finding two that were sustainable, ethical and elephant-based. They were also very colourful and a lot of fun, and were suitable for both kids and adults to visit. This is the account of our time spent at...

Dante at Pattaya's Teddy Bear Museum

Things to do in Pattaya with kids! Fun activities and responsible travel tips.

We were happily surprised that there were some great things to do in Pattaya with kids! We found ourselves in Pattaya for a week because we had some accommodation already paid for with our family’s timeshare program. It was the only place in Southeast Asia that we could use our...

A fun day at the Elephant Poo Poo Paper Park, Chiang Mai!

Chiang Mai is an amazing and beautiful city, and is one of the places in Thailand where tourists flock to see elephants. The town has elephant decorations and references everywhere and is pretty much obsessed with the largest pachyderms. Not surprisingly, elephants have inspired many businesses and initiatives, including the...

Elephants in the forest with the Mahouts Foundation

Our ethical elephant experience with the Mahouts Elephant Foundation.

Like many people, meeting some elephants was one of the things we were really looking forward to on our Southeast Asia trip. Finding a truly ethical elephant experience is surprisingly difficult, given the number of elephant sanctuaries and tourist opportunities, in Thailand especially. We were pleased to find the Mahouts...