Thailand 2017 – Railay Beach

Thailand 2017 – Railay Beach November 9 – 14 Daniel and I flew to Railay Beach in Southern Thailand for the second week of our Thailand vacation. Surrounded by impressive limestone cliffs, the beach is cut off from the mainland and is only accessible by boat. We spent a lazy week relaxing on the beach,…

Getting a Sak Yant Tattoo in Chang Mai

Before our trip to Thailand, my partner Daniel mentioned that he was interested in getting a Sak Yant tattoo. Traditionally performed by a monk with a bamboo needle, Sak Yant tattoos or “magic tattoos” are sacred symbols believed to confer blessing or protection. I’ve been thinking about getting a new tattoo for a while but I was waiting for the right time. This seemed like the perfect opportunity.