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Pai Walking Street 10 Baht Food Challenge

Pai Walking Street 10 Baht Food Challenge

One of the best things I enjoyed in Thailand are their night markets. However, it can sometimes be too touristy and so prices tend to be higher than the local street food. While in Chiang Mai, we avoided the night market and found less popular and affordable street food. We thought of doing the same in Pai, all farangs gather in the Pai Walking str

The Amphitheater View of Batad Rice Terraces: A Beginner's Trek to Awa View Deck

The Amphitheater View of Batad Rice Terraces: A Beginner's Trek to Awa View Deck

I am no mountaineer nor have any warm up prior my trip to Batad. My only preparation was a morning run around Banaue, a day hike to Tappiyah waterfalls and a solo walk to Batad village with four guide dogs. I was hesitant until the last minute because it rained the night before and in the early morning. I heard that the trails that can be very slip

Tappiya Waterfalls, Batad: A Dog Guide and a Mermaid Myth

Tappiya Waterfalls, Batad: A Dog Guide and a Mermaid Myth

Batad is a remote village in Banaue, Ifugao province in the Philippines. It is known for its UNESCO World Heritage rice terraces which were built by hand over 2000 years ago. There are other rice terraces in the Cordilleras but I chose to stay for a week in this area for a more traditional Ifugao experience. There is no network coverage, the best p