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Archive for November 2018

My Day at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

My Dat at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

Finding the Right One   One of the most popular things to do when in Thailand is interacting with elephants in some way. There are countless places in Thailand that offer elephant tourism, including riding elephants, elephant soccer games etc. We knew we did not want to participate in any kind of unethical tourism involving…

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Staying Present While Travelling

Staying Present While Traveling - The Hesitant Adventurer.

The Art of Being in the Moment It can be easy, whether travelling or not, to think ten steps ahead and not be grounded in the present moment. I am guilty of this all the time. Being fully present is nothing short of an art in my eyes, and it’s something I have to consistently…

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Indulgent London Tea Spots Worth Every Penny

Afternoon tea at Sketch London.

Treat Yourself Holidays are for treating yourself and there is no better city to give your credit card a workout than London. In the spirit of my London trip being a true holiday, not a working trip, and it being my mom’s first time overseas, we pulled out all the stops and treated ourselves on…

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The Hesitant Adventurer’s Guide to Hiking in The Swiss Alps

Hiking in the Swiss Alps at Lac Moiry.

Nervous Is An Understatement The thought of hiking in the Swiss Alps was absolutely intimidating to me. As an inexperienced hiker on the flattest terrain, I would definitely say I was a teeny bit nervous about hiking in one of the most impressive and dangerous mountain ranges in the world. Here are a few takeaways…

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Portugal Winter Packing Guide

Chilly day at the Porto Cathedral, Porto.

Portugal. This amazing country surpassed our wildest expectations and completely stole our hearts. We booked our flights to Lisbon on a complete whim. A group of friends sat down over a summer barbecue with a mission to take a trip together. We wanted to travel somewhere none of us had been before, and somewhere that…

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Realities of Nomad Life in Thailand | The Hesitant Adventurer

Our First 48 hours in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

It’s all too easy on social media for everything to look perfect. Search the hashtag Thailand on Instagram and you’ll see post after post of gorgeous beaches, stunning hotels, and so on. Perfection. The first 48 hours of our trip to Chiang Mai, Thailand haven’t been the postcard you might be thinking. After a long and…

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