Asia, eco travel, kanchanaburi, thailand

Meet Malee

Malee is only 44 years old but like most of the elephants at Elephant’s World, she has had a hard life so she appears much older. She worked in the streets of Bangkok begging and having her photo taken by tourists. Many times, with street elephants, the only food they…

Asia, eco travel, kanchanaburi, thailand

Meet Songkran

Songkran is the second oldest elephant at Elephant’s World (74 years old) and she’s had a very hard life. She worked at trekking camps for 70 years, giving tourists rides. When she became too weak to work, her owner decided to donate her to Elephant’s World. When she arrived she…

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…