My favorite things from our Thailand Trip 2016
Favorite place we stayed: Phi Phi Island, Thailand. It is just soooo beautiful! The Holiday Inn Resort there was absolutely wonderful!
Favorite hotel room (and bed): Hands down the nicest was The Intercontinental junior suite in Hong Kong. It was like a little apartment…even had a butler button!
Favorite shower: The outdoor shower at the Holiday Inn Resort on Phi Phi Island. I LOVE outdoor showers!
Favorite bathroom: Radisson Blu, Bangkok. Check out the view from the shower!
Favorite hotel room outdoor space: Narima, Koh Lanta. Loved sitting in the hammock and listening to the waves crashing from our private elevated deck.
Best hotel view: Intercontinental Hong Kong view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong.
Favorite pool: Nattha Waree Hot Springs pool outside Krabi, Thailand. My favorite pool in the world so far! Seriously!
Favorite staff: Golden Butterfly Villas, Siem Reap Cambodia. They were just soooo friendly! Five star service!
Best Breakfast: Radisson Blu, Bangkok – 27 Bites was out of this world! Honeycomb included!
Favorite thing we did: There were so many incredible experiences, but if I had to pick just one, I’d say scuba diving. We did a 2 day scuba certification class and the two dives we did at Koh Haa were just amazing!
Favorite flight: Tie between first class on Japan airlines and business class on Cathay Pacific.
Favorite airport lounge: Sakura First Class Lounge, Tokyo’s Narita airport. (no pic)
Favorite food: Anything Mango…fresh mangos, mango smoothies, mango sticky rice.
Favorite Coffee: ugghhh….there is really no coffee we liked in southeast Asia. However, I did enjoy the iced coffees and found this little beauty called Birdy did the trick nicely of easing my coffee blues.
Favorite Kitty: I had to include this, being such a cat person and seeing so many… Mr. Fluffy LongTail and Miss Prego both on Phi Phi Island, Thailand
If I could change anything….I would’ve liked one extra day (meaning four days) in each place we visited. There is just so much to see and experience when you travel to parts of the world that are so different from your own. I definitely want to go back to Thailand!! I’m also very glad that we got to experience so many different things as well as modes of travel. From the planes to the ferries to the tuk tuks. It was perfect!
We learn a lot about ourselves through travel, and on this trip we learned that we both really enjoy the beach vacations and the outdoors. I enjoyed the temples and ruins etc. but I can only do so much of that. It just doesn’t hold my attention very long. Give me a hiking trail and a beach to lay on and I’m good! I enjoy the cities as well, but we found that Jerry does not so much. He got a little anxious in the big cities and the smog smell bothered him. Having learned these things will help with planning our future trips! And speaking of future trips, I’ve already got the next one planned. Hint: it also ends with “land” but far different than Thai-land! Stay tuned!