Travel Rewind: Koh Phangan

Another highlight from our amazing trip to Thailand last year: Koh Phangan. The powdery white sand beaches, the turquoise water, the breeze ruffling the palm branches…. it was paradise and then some. Even moreso when I think about all that luxurious time I had before having a baby. I think I read three books while […]

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Travel Rewind: Koh Samui

This time last year we were on what I consider one of the most memorable vacations of a lifetime–Thailand! We were already on cloud nine having received the news that we were expecting our sweet baby boy when we landed in paradise: The Intercontinental Koh Samui. This year we are somewhere a little less exotic–the […]

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Traveling with a bump: Should you?

We discovered we were expecting a baby about three weeks before leaving on our planned trip to Thailand, which gave me just enough time to question every part of our itinerary–including whether we should go to Thailand at all. I felt a weightiness in our decision like I had never experienced before. I now realize […]

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Paradise Found: Panviman Koh Phangan

I have to admit I wasn’t sure how Koh Phangan was going to top Koh Samui. While Koh Samui has a reputation for luxury resorts Koh Phangan is often linked to its raucous full moon parties and backpacker-style hotels…which I discovered all lie on the southern side of Koh Phangan. On the northern side: Pure, […]

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Back from paradise

I’m just waking up from the dream that was two weeks in Thailand and I can’t wait to share more about what makes this country so incredible! The photo above captures about one-tenth of its beauty and 100% of my excitement. I’ll post more photos soon. For now, a few fun links if you are […]

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Off to Thailand!

We leave today for two weeks in Thailand and I’m so excited that I fear this long, international flight is going to feel a lot longer! If I find time to update the blog I will (there is rain forecasted nearly every day), but otherwise see you in September! In the meantime, a few travel […]

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Simple Summer Recipe: Spicy Glass Noodles

As much as I love living in a country with standout bread and cheese, there is not a lot of spice around these parts, so I find myself craving the exotic. We used to satisfy these cravings with a once-a-week Thai takeout night back in the States–but with the insane restaurant prices in Switzerland, I’ve […]

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