ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ประเทศไทย (Welcome to Thailand)

When people ask me where my favorite place to visit is, my answer is Chiang Mai, Thailand. The food is delicious, the people are always nice, and the city is constantly bustling with life. We stayed in an old hotel right inside the walls of the old city, which is essentially where the original city … More ยินดีต้อนรับสู่ประเทศไทย (Welcome to Thailand)

Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

The first inhabitants on Phillip Island were the Bunurong People, nearly 40,000 years ago, who would come to the Island to hunt birds in the spring season. The picturesque waters and wildlife attracted European settlements in the early 1800s. Settlers assisted the Victorian Acclimatisation Society (the organization which later established the Melbourne Zoo) by introducing … More Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia

The Donner Party

The Tahoe area in California is bursting with history, the Donner Party encompassing much of it. Led by brothers Jacob and George Donner, the Donner Party was a group of 90 emigrants who set out from Springfield, Illinois in 1846 hoping to venture across a new and supposedly faster route to California. The trip soon … More The Donner Party

The City of Quakes

Before coming to New Zealand I had never heard of Christchurch, now if someone asked me what my favorite city in New Zealand is, I would reply Christchurch. sail Christchurch is very susceptible to earthquakes, so although it is one of the larger cities in New Zealand there are very few skyscrapers. Christchurch was established … More The City of Quakes

Cruising Milford Sound

More than one-thousand years ago, Maori tribes would travel to what is now Milford Sound to hunt, fish and gather precious pounamu, Milford Sound’s famous jade. Early European explorers never traveled the area by boat; the entrance is so well hidden that Captain Cook missed it, twice. According to Maori legend, Milford Sound was created … More Cruising Milford Sound