Daily Wanderlust: floating in Sri Lanna National Park

The boat that whisks us some 20 minutes from the red-dirt mainland to the floating bungalows and restaurant is loud. Super loud. But none of us care. A quick drive from Chiang Mai (about 75 minutes) takes city-dwellers to another world … filled with water and tree-covered mountains. The¬†perfect day trip for those looking forContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: floating in Sri Lanna National Park”

Daily Wanderlust: Elephant Love

My days at Elephant Nature Park consist of a lot of animal time. When Navann, the park’s new baby, was born on Oct. 28, it thrilled me to no end. I get to spend time with a baby elephant! And, while I don’t get to see him too often, the times I do are pureContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Elephant Love”

Daily Wanderlust: Navann, the baby elephant

A few weeks ago, Elephant Nature Park welcomed a new baby boy to the herd — Navann. Of course, there will be a story coming, but for now, enjoy this adorable little guy! If you want more baby, be sure to check out this video of his first “bath.”

Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai: the day trip

The early morning rays of the sun are barely creeping through my apartment window when my alarm buzzes. Time to get up. It’s a Saturday, and I am awake at 6 a.m. for a good reason: I am going on my first journey outside of Chiang Mai. Today, I’m hopping into a Top North minivanContinue reading “Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai: the day trip”

Daily Wanderlust: Bath time at Elephant Nature Park

Since I now am an expat in Thailand, spending my days helping Save Elephant Foundation (which includes a healthy mix of visiting it’s flagship project, Elephant Nature Park), I have oh-so many photos of life here. Namely, life with elephants. Let’s face it, I could take photos of tuk tuks, views from my apartment andContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Bath time at Elephant Nature Park”

Daily Wanderlust: Morning glow at Elephant Nature Park

One of the best things about my expat life in Thailand is working for Save Elephant Foundation, which supports my most favorite place in the world, Elephant Nature Park. A perk of my gig is that I get to head the 60 km north once a week or so to take photos, meet reporters andContinue reading “Daily Wanderlust: Morning glow at Elephant Nature Park”