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THAILAND IS MORE THAN PHUKET

Hello ūüôā

My name is Kan, and I was originally born and raised in in the northern part of Thailand. Every time that I ask my foreigner friends that have you ever been to Thailand. The answer that I always get is “yes I have been to Phuket”, which is the main destination that located in southern part of Thailand.

“As a northern, it is my duty to tell you why my hometown is worth to visit by showing you 3 ¬†awesome places “

1. Chiang Rai

 

 

Chiang Rai is the most northern province in Thailand. There is a one famous landmark call “Golden triangle” which is the place that three countries including Thai, Myanmar and Laos sharing the borders. As a northern and traveller, I would¬†suggest that Chiang Rai is one of the best place to set as a base to explore around the region.

 

2. Chiang Mai

 

 

Chiang Mai is very trendy province for Thai tourists because it has a very beautiful landscape and the hill tribe. Moreover, there is the most famous landmark in the heart of the city, called Pra-Tu-Tar-Pare or the ancient wall. And it is surrounded by many historically rich Buddhist temples. I would recommend you to visit this province, since it is not only culturally rich city, but also full of facilities as same as Bangkok the capital city.

3. Mae Hong son

 

 

Mae Hong Sorn is one of very trendy province right now. It is the small province located in the middle of the mountain. It is where you can find the fresh air, peaceful, and nice local people. Moreover, some people claim that this place is the Switzerland in Thailand.

 

Finally,

please let me know what do you think about these places by leaving the comment below.

THANK YOU

 

 

MY TOP 3 ROLLER FAVOURITE COASTERS EVER

HELLO ūüôā

Three years ago, during 2014 summer, I was joined the exchanged program, called “work & travel”. This program will provide you an opportunity to work at the United states of America.

I choose to work at Six flags great adventure which is the amusement park in New Jersy, USA, and it was the greatest time in my life. SoI would like to share my adventure by showing you my 3 favourite rollercoaster in Six flags great adventure.

1. The longest roller Coaster

 

 

This ride is called Nitro, the track length is 1,644 m, and the maximum speed is 129 km/h.  This ride is so amazing because from the beginning until the end of the ride it takes more than one minute to finish.

 

2. The fastest wooden roller coaster

 

 

This one called El toro which means the bull in Spanish, and every single parts of this ride are made by the wood which is so awesome. The length of the track is 1,341 m, and the maximum speed is 113 km/h. 

 

3. The highest roller coaster

 

 

The name of this monster is Kingda Ka, and it is known as the highest roller coaster in the world. The height of it is 139 m, the track length is 950m and the maximum speed is 206 km/h. From the beginning until the end of this ride, it takes less than 10 second. Just to have a go on this one, and you will understand the real meaning of the fast.

Finally,

Please let me know what do you think about this blog by leaving the comment below

THANK YOU

 

 

An American in Amsterdam

The Dam Square

This very scenic spot is only a 5 minute walk from the Central Station. The square is packed with tourists and locals relaxing or traveling to their next destination.  From the Dam Square almost all the tourist attractions are within walking distance including the Red Light District, various shopping/restaurant and entertainment, and multiple museums.

 

 The Ice Bar

One attraction we were interested in experiencing is the Ice Bar of Amsterdam. For only 25 Euros, 3 drinks and 40 minutes in the bar are included. Trust me… 20 minutes is plenty of time to chug your drinks and head out into the ‘warmth’. Drinking from ice cups, sitting on ice, and in -10 degrees was ¬†definitely worth the temporary frost bite.

De 9 Straatjes

The nine streets of Amsterdam are the small allies and walkways created by the water that runs through the city. These streets contain several museums, clothing stores, coffee shops and most importantly…the famous Red Light District. Below¬†is a photo of an authentic Dutch beer with a sneak of the district in the background. The culture and different lifestyles in the city is outstanding and very eye opening to the tourists. Overall it was an incredible day trip!

Let me know your experiences and suggestions below!

5 reasons why it pays off to go with a camper van on tour

Do you feel like you just need holidays and just want to travel? Me too. If I was not studying and had enough money available, I would only travel. There are many ways to travel. My dream since my childhood is to own an old VW Bus and travel the whole world with it. For me this is a very special way to get to know new people and cultures and a real adventure.

I’ll tell you 5 reasons why you should travel with a camper van this year.

  1. You start the day with your feet in the sand or in the meadow. If you do it right, you can live in the most fabulous places in the world. There are countless cool hotspots to stay with a mobile home. In some countries it is even possible to camp everywhere.

  1. You can choose your own speed during your holiday and do not spend your time at airports in transfer busses and hotel lobbies.
  1. You like to surf and you want to stay at the best surfing spots. Spend your days and nights on the beach. As soon as the perfect wave arrives you are already there and you can surf it.

  1. You can travel extensively and stay as long as you like in your favourite place.
  1. You are independent and free, do not have to reserve anything and when the weather is lousy you simply continue to travel to another place.

 

If the reasons convinced you, then give me feedback and start your camper van journey!

Photo Credit: tumblr.com, graybit.com, vantripper.com

Spain in One Day!

Between a hectic¬†schedule, assignment due dates, and being on a students’ budget…traveling¬†is nearly impossible. Luckily I have put my time studying in England to good use and have managed to visit many countries without breaking the bank. One of the most memorable places I have been to was Barcelona, Spain.

Cathedral of Barcelona

We woke up in the morning and walked out to this beautiful church. This is in the middle of the city across from the Gothic Quarter and markets filled with the Spanish culture surround the area of the church. Everything from this church was accessible via foot or metro. We had the perfect Airbnb location!

Sagrada Familia Basilica

One site that was considered a ‘must see’ was the Sagrada Familia. I have never been a fan of museums or tours, but prefer to see as many places as possible while experiencing the culture of the destination. However, this is a place I would love to go on a tour of in the near future. I¬†couldn’t capture how large this church was in a photo, but simply seeing the size was breathtaking.

Santa Maria de Montserrat

Santa Maria de Montserrat was almost an entire day worth of beautiful views. A cable car was taken to the top of the mountain where a variety of hikes were taken, a informative museum was found, and several monuments were on display. The photo above was the main reason for visiting the Montserrat and upon arrival the monument had a 7 foot tall fence surrounding it with a police officer keeping watch. With a lot of dedication, a little creativity and a ton of speed the photo was able to happen behind the officers back. Below are a few pictures taken at the Montserrat as well.

Let me know your experiences and suggestions below!

Top 5 Film Inspire You To Travel

Nothing will give me more excited than a good travel film. It give you the inspiration and the motivation to a new destination. Here is my personal list of top 5 travel movies. Which ones are your favorites?

 The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

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Iceland

Walter Mitty, a longtime magazine employee goes to Greenland and Iceland to search the lost photo of final and historical magazine cover. In this movie, you can how the majestic views in Iceland and I think you also want to the places visited by Mitty.

Midnight in Paris

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Paris

Owen Wilson walking around Paris and going back to the 1920s Paris in everyday at midnight. How Paris charming in 1920s! Do you want to go to Paris to see it?

Before Sunrise

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Tram

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe and they only one night together in Vienna. On the road, you will meet someone very special, one day can feel like a lifetime. Come to Vienna to experience the romantic story.

Into the Wild

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Road trip in Casablanca

A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe and they only one night together in Vienna. On the road, you will meet someone very special, one day can feel like a lifetime. Come to Vienna to experience the romantic story.

Secret

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Nice day in Taiwan

 

A love story happened in Taiwan. If you are a big fan of Jan Chou, you cannot miss this destination for your travel list!

Film photograph: Douban.com

GIF Picture: Rongling Zhang

Iceland -The Land of Fire and Ice

‚ÄúWe travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Eat Pray Love

I am a travel addict and a lover of adventure. I yearn to see the world and experience different cultures. During my last Christmas holiday, I travelled to Iceland ‚Äď the land of fire and ice ‚Äď so called because of its glaciers, volcanoes, and hot springs.

First time to see the snow.

During the winter, the entire country is blanketed with snow, creating a beautiful, serene vista like something out of a film.

J√∂kuls√°rl√≥n Glacier Lagoon¬†in Iceland is a must-visit destination. It is one of Iceland’s natural crown jewels, and the local people have taken to calling the black beach nearby “Diamond Beach”,since the ice crystals strewn across it glisten like diamonds in the sunlight.

Gullfoss waterfall


Gullfoss waterfall
¬†literally means ‚ÄėGolden waterfall‚Äô and, most agree that it‚Äôs the most breath-taking in the country.

Geysir

Geysir is also a popular destination for tourists, who often visit on their way to Gullfoss. The geyser launches a staggering volume of hot water up to 20 meters skyward every ten minutes, making it a sight to behold.

Icelandic horses.

The Icelandic horse is a unique breed of smallish horses which love interacting with people, and are extremely popular with tourists who see them as cute. Why not enjoy a different riding experience with Icelandic horses?

City view of Reykjavik.

Even though Iceland is covered in white snow for much of the year, its cities are very colorful ‚Äď looking like paintings.¬†Most Icelanders are very respectful of nature and protect their natural resources; preserving Iceland‚Äôs beauty

Picture&Video by Rongling Zhang