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Vietnam: A Land Fit for Travellers

Vietnam

After several months of travel, we have developed a style that fits our desire to find a balance between the tourist hotspots and a more adventurous, local experience. Sometimes this is easier said than done. Finding a truly local, authentic experience can be very difficult, what with lack of information and language barriers. We’ve also found out that even if we do find a local who speaks enough English and wants to help, there’s a preconceived notion of what a

Cambodia: A Land that Inspires

Cambodia

No matter how much we thought about this trip before we left, there was no way to predict exactly what we’d get out of it. Our experiences over the last 6 months have impacted us in ways that we expected, as well as in ways that have surprised us. Even during the planning stages of this trip, we had a feeling that the ancient temples of Angkor in Cambodia would leave a lasting impression on us, and no doubt the

Thailand: A Land with Something for Everyone

Thailand: A Land with Something for Everyone

What comes to mind when you think of Thailand? If you’re like us, postcard images of pristine white sand beaches and quaint longtail boats bobbing in crystal clear waters come to mind. The islands of Thailand are some of the most famous in the world, so they’re naturally going to be a bit touristy and crowded. Fortunately, the rare mix of authenticity and tourist attraction that we experienced in the North persisted as we travelled South – no small feat

Thailand: Land of a Thousand Smiles

Thailand land of a thousand smiles

  After an entire post on the negative sides of travel, Thailand has done wonders for our morale. Our experiences here have reminded us just why we love travel so much. We came to Thailand knowing that it is a hugely popular tourist destination, and has been for decades. Knowing how an influx of tourists can often be detrimental to whatever attracted them in the first place, we were skeptical about how authentic of an experience we would have in