🎒BACKPACKING IN THAILAND 2018 🇹🇭| Cinematic Travel Vlog

🎒BACKPACKING IN THAILAND 2018 🇹🇭| Cinematic Travel Vlog

When you settle in one place, it can happen fast that you forget about how amazing this place is. You get trapped in your daily routines and your thoughts circle around your business even if the place you‘re working in is much nicer than your hometown. My best time in Thailand was when I was backpacking there for 6 months a few years ago. After that I stayed a lot in awesome places like Koh Lanta and Chiang Mai, that now feel like a second home. And that‘s the bad thing… I stopped exploring, I stopped enjoying the variety of activities and places Thailand has to offer. But that should change soon when my brother came to Thailand on his holiday and I was forced to leave my daily routines to show him this amazing country.
We started in Chiang Mai to see some of the Buddhist culture and it‘s amazing nature. Around Chiang Mai you‘ll find a lot of temples, monks and markets. But don‘t forget about the elephants and the Doi Inthanon national park when you‘re there. Toby learns how to eat with sticks. We’re doing an elephant trip today
and it’s actually my third time that I do that around Chiang Mai. So I can say from my
experience that it’s an amazing trip and definitely one of the best things you
can do around Chiang Mai. I haven’t been to that camp yet so let’s check it
out. We’re at Doi Inthanon right now. This is
the highest point in Thailand with two temples. It looks incredible. Also
the view here of all the mountains… just awesome. We’ve been to the Mae Ya waterfall before. It’s around an hour from Doi Inthanon. And the waterfall itself is around one and a half hours away from Chiang Mai. Around 80 kilometers. So it’s a lot to drive. It’s a one-day trip and you should start early. But I would recommend that for everyone who goes to Chiang Mai cuz that trip is just amazing.
As our time was limited we only spent three days in Chiang Mai, what was definitely too short. After that we took a plane directly to Krabi to see some of the islands. We choose Koh Lanta and Phi Phi island. Yes there are a lot more, but when your time is limited you have to make a decision. On Koh Lanta you definitely want to do the 4 island tour to see the Emerald. Cave. But apart of that it’s good to rent a scooter and see Koh Lanta itself as it‘s a very beautiful and quiet island. We’re on Phi Phi now, going to the
viewpoint. We only have one and a half hours. I’m really not sure if we make it.
Phi Phi island is overcrowded by tourists but still an amazingly beautiful place. So we decided to just do a day trip to Phi Phi from Koh Lanta. Instead of going back after the trip, we took a ferry directly from Phi Phi Island to Phuket. Phuket itself has a few things to see, lots of activities and some good beaches with luxury resorts. But we only did some sight seeing for one day as our real reason to go there was the good bus connection to Khao Sok Nationalpark. I’m teaching my brother how to fly his
Mavic Pro. I actually gave it to him as a Christmas present, but it’s actually his
first time that he flies the drone now cuz he’s always with a normal camera. So
now he learnes something new. Khao Sok is the biggest national park in Thailand and in it’s center you find a 160 square kilometer big lake, that was just build around 40 years ago when they created a dam. The lake and the green rainforest are a beautiful mix, the views were just incredible and if you spend a longer time there and do some treks, you will also see a lot of wildlife. I’m inside the jungle now with the lake
tour here. My brother went inside the cave but you need a dry bag to go inside the
cave cuz the water goes pretty high there and we forgot our dry back. I
stay outside now and wait for them for two hours. So let’s explore the jungle a
little bit. As we were not exactly sure how fast everything goes, we only did the lake tour, which was nice, but I think we could have seen a lot more if we would have stayed one or more days longer. But that’s okay as it’s a good reason to come back. The trip reminded me on my first time in Thailand and how much different things this country has to offer. The Buddhist culture you see a lot in the north, the amazing islands, luxury holidays in Phuket, rainforest adventures in Khao Sok and a lot more. I have to go back a bit more to normal life now as I have stuff to do. But I will definitely do my best in the future to don’t get trapped too much in daily routines, will keep exploring and get on more adventures. Subscribe to my channel to be part of it!

36 thoughts on “🎒BACKPACKING IN THAILAND 2018 🇹🇭| Cinematic Travel Vlog

  1. Incredible video! I'm actually leaving for Chiang Mai tomorrow to explore and shoot some video, what an inspiration is this! May I ask what lens(es) were used? Really digging those telelens-shots. Loved the edit, subscribed!

  2. Thumbs up, really HQ stuff!!!!! The only thing that bothers me – why are all the trees orange? Was it like that forreal?

  3. Hi !!!! You have a great Channel, nice videos and a new supporter !!!

    I’m just back from a wonderful travel across India.
    We visited Delhi, Agra, Rajasthan and …the holy city of Varanasi ! 🙏
    If you have some time it will be a pleasure if you will have look at them and let me know your comments 😁 !!!

    Thanks a lot and go ahead with Youtube !!! Greetings from Lugano, Switzerland 🇨🇭

  4. Holy Moly this is so stunning and visually vibrant, amazing work, showing some love to your channel as supporter #599 now you are one away from 600 so keep it up!

  5. Lustigerweise habe ich die Aufnahme bei 1:14 fast genau gleich gemacht 😉

  6. Great Video, it's not easy to get so many great shots together for this amount of video! I did almost the same trip in Febraury except of Chang Mai. We went: Bangkok – Krabi – Koh Lanta – Koh PhiPhi – Tubkaek (Krabi) – Khao Sol -Bangkok. And I found Khao Sok also the most amazing place as it is not that crowded. I made also a short cinematic Video of our trip, would glad to know your opinion. It's so funny to see all the places I've been to ^^ (did also almost the same tours).
    In the end one question bothers me: what the heck is going on with the trees, gras etc? Is there really any autumn in Thailand or is it just "Colorgrading"? :=O
    You can find my video here: https://youtu.be/6BOtEqDjO50
    Would appreciate it!

  7. nice man! how do make sure your gear doesn't get stolen? i'm going to italy next month and wanna vlog but worried about having my dslr taken!

  8. i just love your video amazing footage and this is one country i need to save for before i leave this earth..

  9. Gday! I'm a half Filipino travel vlogger looking for amazing stories to tell anywhere in the world! Have you got any recommendations!?

  10. you are very talented! good storytelling, sounddesign and looovve your grading. U can easily keep up with the work of this big YouTubers I have to say. I came across your channel because of your marvic air review, which was also very good and detailed. Will definitely check out your channel regularly now, really appreciate the time and quality you put into this place, so thx for the good content.

  11. Very pretty video
    I'm following you
    You are an idol

  12. Wow, super prof footage and editing skills brother 🙂 Found you from FB DN KP group. I'm moving there next month, then back to my CM , my homebase. In Rio, Brazil now. btw, what cafe was that in video from CM? keep up good work brother. thx

  13. Welcome to Thailand,Thank you very much to come travel in my country .We hope you will happy to this trip. and thank you so much to made beautiful videos for present Thailand.

  14. Unglaublich wie toll deine Aufnahmen sind! Die Farben und Kamerafahrten machen echt Spaß!!! Ich bin im Januar in Thailand und kann es kaum erwarten!!!

  15. Great video. Watching this video i remember my tip to Thailand i did few years ago. You put lots of work on this video and it looks amazing. How long did it take for you to put this video in FCPX? you probably went through terabyte of video files for this as well.

  16. Wow! Great video. Amazing shots and editing. I never comment on a video but it's so good that I had to leave a comment 😜

  17. Amazing vid, nice editing. Good quality! I subscribed
    you! 🙂 Check Out my channel -> i also do cinematography! 🙂 Cheers!

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