Koh Tao, a swing on a palm tree 

A photo posted by Yassine Laaroussi (@larrozzi) on Nov 10, 2014 at 7:37am PST For a month, I noticed most travelers in Koh Phangan were passersby, their immediate next destination would be Koh Tao. For a month I kept hearing about this island being the scuba diving Mecca of the world, I could already imagine what…

koh Phangan

My Ups and downs living in Koh Phangan

Happiness only real when shared—Christopher McCandless    At a restaurant, In Haadrin, Koh phangan, head down, staring at my Shnitzel sandwitch, my second and last meal of the day, background sounds of the tv show “friends” playing. I feel a tap on my shoulder, I look up and no it’s not the waiter, it’s no…

My Trip To North of Thailand

  Happiness is like a butterfly which when pursued is always beyond our grasp but if you will sit down quietly it may alight upon you –  Nathaniel Hawthorne Chiang Mai Day 1,  Monday:  After a week in Bangkok  I was ready to explore the north,  I kept my expectations low, I was open to new…

Voluntarily stuck in bangkok

Bangkok is much more than a simple transit to the southern islands in Thailand. Unlike most travelers who skip exploring this big chaotic city, I loved getting to know it, it took me 9 days to really feel its vibe and appreciate what it has to offer. Find out what happened on my new blog…

The peak hk

My week in the urban jungle

I was pretty excited about Hong Kong, I had read that it would not require me any visa, but I never met or talked to a Moroccan person who has been to HK, therefore I was mentally ready for some surprise at the airport, the excitement was mixed with fear and anxiousness, I calmed myself thinking…

My week in Beijing

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Day 1, Tuesday: Meeting my Host   The bullet train to Beijing took about 6 hours from Shanghai, this, more than anything else, made me realize how enormous…

traveler legacy shanghai

Shanghai, in 14 wild days

 From South Korea, to China. Warnings from my Korean friends were still ringing in my head boarding my plane, I was putting myself to danger they said, why not go directly to Thailand and spend more time there? I admit, they made some pretty good points. However,I knew I should ignore their words, and go…

Myeong-Dong, seoul

My Trip To Seoul, a lot more fun than I expected.

When you’re on the road you meet a lot of travelers. Here is what I learned after listening to other people’s stories, each one experiences a city differently, therefore that shouldn’t affect your path and keep you from exploring a place first hand, after all isn’t that why we all take the road in the first place and not…

My trip to busan, south korea

After one unforgettable week in Tokyo, I head over to Busan,Korea, following my original itinerary. Now, here is the thing, I knew Tokyo would put the bar way too high and I can’t lie to you I was kind of afraid of getting bored there, but since  Korea was awesome enough to welcome Moroccans with no visa…