About Us

We are Dean and Kanchana, two aspiring world travelers who retired early from our jobs in North Carolina, 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…

For more about… How we decided to retire early and move to Thailand | Our 8 wonderful months of traveling before COVID-19 hit | Living in Thailand during the pandemic | Our reluctant move back to the United States (11 months) | Our triumphant return to Thailand!

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Journal | June 2022

11 June 2022 Sorry again for the delay in posting updates – We’ve had a lot going on. We are still settling into our new condo. Like most condos in …

Journal

Journal | May 2022

12th May 2022 | We Made It To Thailand! We …

Qatar

Hamad International Airport Doha Qatar | May 2022

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Hamad International Airport …

Qatar | Illinois

Flight – Chicago O’Hare to Doha Qatar | First Time Flying Qatar Airways Business Class

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Flight – Chicago …

Illinois | North Carolina

Drive – Asheville to Charlotte | Flight – Charlotte to Chicago O’Hare

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Drive – Asheville …

Journal

Journal – Preparing for Thailand – Qatar Airways Offers Upgrade to Business Class

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Preparing for Thailand …

Bangkok | Thailand

The Grand Palace Bangkok

– Family Thailand Tour 2020 – > Bangkok | Thailand …

Featured Destination

BHUTAN

A journey across Bhutan is an adventure unlike any other. A visit to this mystical kingdom will take you back in time, to a place where traditional culture and spirituality still thrive. From snow-capped mountains to lush valleys, Bhutan is a land of stunning natural beauty.

Back in November 2019 (right before COVID-19 happened), we had an unforgettable 13-day journey across this amazing country (with Embrace Bhutan Travel).

Here’s a chronological timeline of our trip with all the details, posts, and pictures…

Here’s the archive posts page covering all of our Bhutan posts…

Our Latest Posts

Journal | June 2022

11 June 2022 Sorry again for the delay in posting updates – We’ve had a …

Journal | May 2022

12th May 2022 | We Made It To Thailand! We arrived in Bangkok on May …

Hamad International Airport Doha Qatar | May 2022

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Hamad International Airport Doha Qatar < 11 May …

Flight – Chicago O’Hare to Doha Qatar | First Time Flying Qatar Airways Business Class

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Flight – Chicago O’Hare to Doha Qatar < …

Drive – Asheville to Charlotte | Flight – Charlotte to Chicago O’Hare

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Drive – Asheville to Charlotte < > Flight …

Journal – Preparing for Thailand – Qatar Airways Offers Upgrade to Business Class

– Return to Thailand 2022 – > Preparing for Thailand < > Qatar Airways Offers …

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