A Day at Elephant Nature Park

  In the blog post To Ride or Not to Ride I talked about responsible animal tourism and why I would never support elephant trekking camps in Thailand (or anywhere). In that post I mentioned Elephant Nature Park as one of the few reputable elephant sanctuaries in Chiang Mai; well, I’m pleased to say that…

Just Like Everybody Else

People often comment on how “brave” I am to have come to a foreign country like Thailand alone.  They tell me how they’d never be able to leave family and friends indefinitely; they compliment me on being so independent, extroverted and such an intrepid traveller.   Their beliefs couldn’t be further from the truth.  …