The Backpackers Journey
Pineapple at the beach

Today was a relaxing day to say the least.  Woke up late and had a relaxing day at the beach, it was beautiful.  One of the more stand out moments of...

On the boat to go Snorkeling

Woke up early, packed up my mask & snorkel and headed out to the local 7/11 (yes that’s right Slurpee 7/11, unfortunately MINUS the Slurpees) to await pickup from the tour...

Celebrating  Australia Day

Well the last 2 days were a bit of a blur. Wake up, small breakfast, off to S.C.U.B.A. Class, lunch, more S.C.U.B.A. Classes, drag my worn out butt back to the...

View from the Tree-house Bar

After a relaxing day yesterday I decided to head over to one of the dive training schools recommended by the hostel. It has been a few years since I have been...

Ko Tao Rain day 2

Every once in awhile life gives you exactly what you need.  Today, was one of those days. After a week of going non-stop I just needed a day of rest and...

Docking in Ko Tao

I hear a few years back after the Full Moon Party, most backpackers got out of Ko Pha Ngan as fast as possible, but a lot of hostels have gotten wise...

Bottle Beach

Woke up yesterday hurting a little from the full moon party so I just wandered around the island.  Found a great little t-shirt shop in Tungsala and might come back and...

The Full Moon Party

Full moon party day! Woke up and had breakfast at the restaurant at the Coral Bungalows and then relaxed by the pool for the day.  Very fun day all in all,...

Ko Samui

After a quick nap I awoke when they started to board my flight to Ko Samui. Jumped on board and an hour later I made it, finally here and it feels...

Bangkok Skyline

I was awoken from my nap about 7 hours later with a stewardess asking me a question. I was groggy and could not understand her. When I asked “what?” she spoke...