Author Archives: Daniel Roy

Daniel is a writer, backpack foodie, slow traveler, and endurance runner. He is the author of the upcoming book, "The Way of Slow Travel: A Hands-On Guide to the Best Travel of Your Life."

How To: Border Run from Chiang Mai to Mae Sai

If you’re staying in Thailand for an extended length of time, there will come a day when you need to do a border run and refresh your Thai visa. If you’re based in Chiang Mai, the most convenient border crossing is ...

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How To: Extend Your Thai Tourist Visa in Chiang Mai

In addition to border runs and visa runs in neighboring countries, staying for an extended period of time in Thailand involves regular visits to the local immigration office. Good news, though: compared to applying for a tourist visa in Laos, ...

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5 Non-Violent Tricks to Deal with Stray Dogs

Stray dogs are so prevalent throughout the world that sooner or later, you’ll come face to face with a stray or two. 99% of the time strays will avoid confrontation with humans, but from time to time a dog might ...

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y Travel on Trust and Traveling Light

Caz of y Travel Blog discusses two topics that are dear to Slow Travel: simplicity and trust. Her blog post is a great read on the effects that long-term travel (and Slow Travel!) can have on your life. Check it out. Why ...

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Busan to Khon Kaen, In-Between Lives

Last time I wrote about life abroad on this blog, I was talking about Korean corpse soup. Now I’m putting up articles about visa runs to Laos. What gives? A lot has happened since I last blogged, so I’ll try ...

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