UNESCO and World Heritage Sites explained, along with some tracking of our own exploits hunting down these amazing places.
On one of our walks around town, Lori spotted signs for “Lusi Cave.” The signs said the cave was a 2km hike from town, which sounded perfectly manageable with a baby. A backpacker’s breakfast appealed to us this particular Sunday morning, so […]
So what does one do with a five-month-old in the former party capital and current adrenaline capital of Southeast Asia? Strap that baby on, down a bucket of LaoLao, and hit the ziplines! Or, if you’re us, settle for a nice […]
Approaching Vang Vieng from the south Vang Vieng is one wacky place. But it used to be a heck of a lot wackier. We took advantage of the recent four-day holiday weekend (Lao National Day and International Disabled People Day, of course […]
On our third day in Chiang Mai, I again awoke early and headed out to tend to some business on my own. I figured it was time to make the pilgrimage back to a very special place. Yep. Wawee Coffee. […]
I realized after moving here that I posted quite a bit from our first three weeks in Laos in 2012: Mekong slow boat, Motorbiking the Khammouane loop, and hanging out on two of the 4,000 Islands of Si Phan Don. But I […]
After two relaxing weeks on Zanzibar, we finally returned to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city and transit hub. We found ourselves at a crossroads, wondering if anything could possibly top our time on Zanzibar. With still over a month […]
A leisurely 20 minute stroll down the beach from our lodge, Jambiani is the idyllic East African fishing village of your dreams — where men still bring in the early morning catch by dugout canoe and children play soccer on […]