It’s okay to be an anti-social traveller

Some people travel to make forever friends, to have people they know all over the world, to go on the road together, to socialise in hostels; to play games, to really get to know one another. I am not one of those people…and finally, after a very long time I can not only admit it,…

Free(ish) things to do in Koh Phangan

Koh Phangan; the infamous party island, was so much more chilled than I initially expected. An outdoor cinema, crazy golf, beautiful beaches, yoga and meditation retreats and more vegan food than even I could eat was not at all what I anticipated from the full moon party’s host. Thailand’s Southern Islands are possibly the most…

How to survive a night bus

Night buses. Night buses, night buses, night buses- every travellers worst nightmare. I mean does anybody actually look forward to sleeping on a bus? I don’t think so! Travelling throughout the night comes part of a backpackers territory and to be honest on paper it seems like a pretty sweet deal; you don’t have to…

May Kaidee- Aroi Mak

I’ve wanted to do a cooking class in Thailand for forever; Thai food is my favourite cuisine, I can’t figure out what the hell I’m doing in my little hotpot, so it makes sense to get some professional help. Plus it got Joe, Megan and I out of the tropical storm that is ravaging Bangkok…

Goodbye School

As of today (technically yesterday, but let’s not get pedantic) I am unemployed. Yep. 4 and a half whole months have passed since I began teaching at Raj Pracha Samasai Pratthom School. Can you believe it? I know the time has flown right? Now I’m a free woman for all of October; I’m counting the…

Happy 100!

Today is a VERY exciting day and this is a very exciting post; it’s officially my 100th published post for wherekatiegoes.com- my baby, my lovechild, my sanity. When I first started writing I had no idea that anybody would actually want to read my ramblings, it was my therapy and my way to tell loved…

10 things to know before travelling to Thailand

For the majority of us Westerners; Thailand is on the opposite side of the world-both geographically and culturally. Many ‘farangs’ (foreigner in Thai) experience some sort of ‘culture shock’ when they get here; habits, rules and morals can be extremely different to those you are used to in your native country. For example; it is…

How to become a teacher in Thailand

After my Girls Love Travel takeover (If you haven’t seen it yet, check out my photos and stores here!) I’ve been getting so many messages from girls all over the world asking how they can do what I do so I thought it would make for the perfect post. I love speaking to all of…

10 things I miss about home

Rather than reading my endless waffling, today you get to listen to it yourself- lucky you! Check out my video diary below… What do you miss when you’re away from home? (If it’s mostly food like me then I promise I won’t judge). More often than not we crave things we wouldn’t even necessarily want…

Living in a Dreamworld

This weekend is one of two weekends we have left in Bangkok alone. Pretty soon the cavalry of friends and family arrive and the little peace and quiet we do have will cease to exist (if you’re reading this though, we are incredibly excited to see you all). Gone in a flash, we are also…

My Ultimate Bucket List

The more I travel, the more I yearn to be on the road. The more I open my eyes, the more I long to see. The more I learn, the more I wish to know. My bucket list pretty much involves in seeing as much of the World as possible within my lifetime…but that doesn’t…

Why you should start blogging

Truth be told, I’m feeling a little unmotivated and uninspired to write today. I’ve had a bit of a ‘nothing weekend’; I caught up on errands that needed attention, I went shopping for bits and pieces I’ll need for school next term and I lounged around in bed all day watching films. I know- it…