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I spent only four days in Tokyo, Japan. It was a spur of the moment decision, so I had little time to research anything about this amazing country. What have I got to say about my short stint in the land of the rising sun? Well for starters, I fell in love almost instantaneously after arriving. It's a very easy country to fall in love with. Anyways, here's my first impression...

A small, beautiful deserted island with a (now iconic) crescent beach with brilliant turquoise water nestled in a near 360 degree set of limestone cliffs. No wonder this was the set used in cult classic film "The Beach." Not only is it incredibly beautiful and serene as it's portrayed in the book, and in the movie, but it also actually is home to the glow in the dark plankton. These bioluminescent creatures light up the sea when they are disturbed, making the already picturesque setting feel like a fantasy land.

Widely known as the location where cult classic film "The Beach," starring Leonardo Dicaprio, was filmed. Ko Phi Phi is the land of buckets and babes. Being a small island, the layout is very condensed and homely, an attribute I grew to be quite fond of. The locals are friendly, the girls are beautiful, the nights are exciting, and the scenery is great. Ko Phi Phi has everything you could need within close range. It's not only parties though, so if you aren't a big drinker, there's still reasons to make the trip.

Regular parties just don't feel the same after attending Koh Pha Ngan's world famous Full Moon Party. The party on the beach that will out do any other party, any day, and sometimes every day, of the week. Koh Pha Ngan welcomes thousands of people every month hoping to have the time of their life at a Full Moon Party.

A 13 hour overnight train ride, an ancient city, and Bangkok; all in one day. I didn't know what to expect once I booked our sleeper train to the ancient royal city of Ayutthaya. Destroyed by The Burmese War in the late 1700s, much of it consists of ruins. The temples and history are plentiful and rich. Coming from here to the bustling city of Bangkok was quite a shock at first, but we grew accustomed to it quite fast. After all, you don't have much of a choice! I'll break down our journey, Ayutthaya, and the little part of Bangkok we experienced.

A lot of people have a problem trying to decide where to travel to. Whether it be a two week vacation, an entire summer, or the start of a round-the-world trip; choosing where to go can feel overwhelming. There's so much out there to see, and so many options! I hope this article will help calm your nerves!