Posts in Category: Thailand


Month 7 recap

Month 7 recap My time in Thailand came to an end with the completion of my divemaster training and I got back on track with my journey round the world. I also shredded my checking account in the famously expensive London and got to see friends from back home for the first time in 7 months in Edinburgh! …
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Month 6 recap

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Monthly Recap, Thailand | No Comments
Month 6 recap How many people dream of spending their days living on a tropical island, no cares in the world, doing whatever strikes their fancy? To be honest, it wasn’t high on my bucket list when I planned this crazy adventure, but it has become my favorite portion of my trip to date. For those just joining …
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Koh Tao’s Best Beaches

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Adventure, Thailand | 8 Comments
Koh Tao’s Best Beaches The jewel of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Tao is known internationally as Thailand’s dive island. It’s no surprise then that most tourists arrive to dive with the 40 plus shops spread out over the island. But Tao is just as good above water as below and is home to some absolutely stunning beaches. I’ve …
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Months 4 & 5: Recap

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Cambodia, Monthly Recap, Thailand | No Comments
Months 4 & 5: Recap Between nonexistent wifi, an awful weeklong cold, and still unresolved computer problems, I’m a bit behind on getting these recaps out. So you all get a 2-for-1 recap special! Family Travel May was a big change in my travel style as my dad came and met me in Thailand and we traveled together for three …
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30 years later

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in Adventure, Thailand | 6 Comments
30 years later A world away In 1984, the year I was born, my grandfather traveled from the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in eastern Tennessee to Chiang Mai, Thailand’s largest northern city, to learn from and mentor a young pottery business. My grandfather, Douglas Ferguson, was an accomplished potter and had founded a well-regarded studio with …
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