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|| Getting there: To get to Koh Lanta, we flew from Chiang Mai to Trang with a short layover in Bangkok. We waited a little bit too long to book this leg of the trip and ended up paying more than we would’ve liked at about $120/person. A month earlier I’d seen tickets for half […]

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September 15, 2020

Koh Lanta

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After a 5 hour plane trip from Beijing (see previous post), we arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I have tons of stories from our time in Chiang Mai, but I’ll break it down into highlights of what we did, tips and recommendations.         || WHERE WE STAYED: We booked an Airbnb to […]

Asia, Travel Hacks

December 15, 2019

Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Our flight departed from Newark around 11am. At 14 hours it was the longest flight I had done. Adam has been to India and Russia so he’s been on long flights.   Surprisingly, it really wasn’t that bad. We flew Air China which is not high end, but they had onboard entertainment for every passenger, […]

Asia, Travel Hacks

December 6, 2019

Beijing 24 Hour Layover

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I went to Asia.   WHAT?! It still seems surreal. But dang, it was an amazing adventure.   Earlier in the year we realized we’d have a lull in work at the end of the year, and even though we had a family cruise planned for thanksgiving, we wanted to take advantage of the lull and […]

Asia, Travel Hacks

December 4, 2019

How I ended up in Asia

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