Asia, eco travel, kanchanaburi, thailand

Swimming with Elephants

On my second day at Elephant’s World I had the special opportunity to swim with several of the elephants in the river- no tourists, just the mahouts (elephant caretakers). Standing face to face with these giant, gentle creatures in the water was one of the most beautiful moments of my…

Asia, eco travel, kanchanaburi, thailand

Welcome to Elephant’s World!

About 40 minutes from the town of Kanchanaburi, lies a beautiful camp dedicated to the well being of old and previously abused elephants. The elephants is the symbol of Thailand and the top thing to do on most tourist’s itinerary is to ride one. Unfortunately, the backs of elephants are…

Asia, bangkok, thailand

24 Hours in Bangkok

After 20 hours in the air, I’ve finally made it to Bangkok!I made sure to get out the door as early as possible this morning to give myself time to explore. With only a day in the city, I decided to narrow down my options and see the most popular…