20 Feb–07 Mar 2024

Two-Week Trip to Japan (Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima)

I woke up on the morning of 19th February (Monday) and suggested to Kanchana “Hey, let’s go to Japan for two weeks!“. It was the end of February, so we had to act fast to visit before the peak cherry blossom season. So I spend that Monday researching air tickets and accommodations in Tokyo. We flew out the next morning, the 20th (Tuesday). After arriving in Tokyo for 4 nights, I finished our remaining travel plans and we did some shopping and sightseeing.

Mount Fuji from Osaka to Tokyo Bullet Train

Trip Highlights:

  • First time riding Japan’s Shinkansen Bullet Train (Tokyo to Kyoto, Osaka to Hiroshima and Osaka to Tokyo)
  • Got to see Mount Fuji from Bullet Train (in both directions). We were lucky because most of the time the mountain is hidden in fog/clouds
  • Visited many famous/historical sites in Kyoto
  • We did a day trip (from Osaka) to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
  • Visited the Dotonbori area of Osaka
  • We returned to Tokyo for the last 3 nights before flying back to Bangkok.

18 Feb 2024

Attended Bangkok’s Rama IX Bridge Grand Opening Celebration

Bangkok’s Rama IX Bridge Grand Opening Celebration

For a few weekends this past February (2024), Bangkok transportation officials allowed the newly built second portion of the Rama IX bridge (which runs alongside the existing Rama IX bridge) to be open to pedestrians in a special grand opening celebration (large night market and live music). The public was welcome to walk on the bridge from Feb 18 and from Feb 23 to 25, between 16:00 and 22:00.

10 Feb 2024

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Bangkok

We had the opportunity to see some of the festivities for this year’s Chinese New Year in Bangkok.

24 Jan 2024

Visited Khao Wa Khod Temple in Kanchanaburi

Local temple near Kanchana’s home village in Kanchanaburi

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About Us

We are Dean and Kanchana, two aspiring world travelers who retired early from our jobs, got rid of all our possessions and moved to Thailand.

Our plan was simple – live a minimalist lifestyle, make Thailand our home base, and travel in and around Southeast Asia.

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Here you will find a complete list of all our awesome experiences (past, present & future). We have been to many amazing places and have had some incredible adventures.

We hope that you enjoy reading about our experiences and that you find some inspiration for your own travels.