It was a 40-minute ferry ride from the province of Trat on Thailand’s mainland to Koh Chang, the country’s third-largest island. We had spent two-and-a-half days learning about community-based tourism in the local villages, and now it was time to focus on wellness and relaxation. We were more than ready for the adventure that lay ahead.
The ease and prevalence of travel has made our world a small one. Many countries rely on the tourism industry to boost their economies and work to attract travelers with a variety of accommodations and chain restaurants. But how much do we really get to experience a destination when we stay in a cushy hotel […]