Southeast Asia

What to Expect from a Hotel in Thailand for $30 USD/night - My Deztination

What to Expect from a Hotel in Thailand for $30 USD/night - My Deztination

Hotels in Thailand can range from a few dollars a month to several hundred! Here's what to expect from a hotel at $30 USD a night!

Thailand's Top 10 Things To Do for Solo Female Travelers- My Deztination

Thailand's Top 10 Things To Do for Solo Female Travelers- My Deztination

From Island hopping to Kick Boxing, do not go to Thailand with out checking out these TOP 10 must see & do activities! Plus travel tips, low priced luxury accommodations & more! 

How to Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand - My Deztination via Elephant Nature Park

How to Volunteer with Elephants in Thailand - My Deztination via Elephant Nature Park

Learn how to get up close and personal with Elephants in Thailand! Becoming a volunteer at the Elephant Nature Park just got easier with my step-by-step guide!

A Visual Guide to Bali (20 Inspirational Photos) 🌄 My Deztination

A Visual Guide to Bali (20 Inspirational Photos) 🌄 My Deztination

Ever wanted to travel to Bali but thought is was too expensive, too dangerous, too far away or just a dream deztination?

Think again! Check out this post for inspiration & information to get you on that next trip to the Indonesian islands!

 

I Traveled for Pleasure & Came Home with Purpose ♥ My Deztination

I Traveled for Pleasure & Came Home with Purpose ♥ My Deztination

My first international trip was as exhilarating as it was intimidating. I went on a journey of self discovery & came home with a mission to make a difference.   

Horse Neglect in Indonesia - Tourists Find Another Ride 🐎 My Deztination

Horse Neglect in Indonesia - Tourists Find Another Ride 🐎 My Deztination

Though Indonesia was my favorite deztination in Southeast Asia, the irresponsible tourism activities exploiting animals and children were heart breaking. Read about my experience there, what I did to make a difference and what you can do from home. 

Advocating for Animals, A Solo Travelers Dream 🐘 My Deztination

Advocating for Animals, A Solo Travelers Dream 🐘 My Deztination

An interview held by Katie Dunn, Reporter for the Statesman Examiner, discusses the tale of solo female traveler Dez Kjolseth, and her journey across the world working with influential causes, traveling on a budget and teaching others how to do it, too.

Travel Risks & Illnesses: A Quick Medical Preparation Guide for Travel 🚑 My Deztination

Travel Risks & Illnesses: A Quick Medical Preparation Guide for Travel 🚑 My Deztination

Do not travel to a new destination until you've read these DO NOT MISS preparation tips!

21 Photos to Inspire You to Volunteer at ENP, Thailand 🐘 My Deztination

21 Photos to Inspire You to Volunteer at ENP, Thailand 🐘 My Deztination

The Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is one of the worlds most successful rescue sanctuaries for endangered animals exploited for tourism. 

I was given the amazing opportunity to volunteer in the veterinary student program, and created this article to inspire you to do it, too!

8 Reasons to Inspire You to Become a Traveling Volunteer ✌ My Deztination

8 Reasons to Inspire You to Become a Traveling Volunteer ✌ My Deztination

If you're still unsure about what it would be like to volunteer around the world, here are 8 great reasons why you should consider it!

What if I don't speak the language? A guide to communicating with locals ✈ My Deztination

What if I don't speak the language? A guide to communicating with locals ✈ My Deztination

Afraid to travel to a new deztination because you don't speak the language?

Check out my tips on communicating with locals, navigating public transportation & body language awareness tips for safety & respect to the culture!