We are counting down the days (10) before we leave on our next trip. This is a big one; neither of us have been to Japan before, but it has always topped our to-visit list. The sushi, the landscapes, Tokyo at night, the people, the innovations, the temples, the fashion, the world’s best 7-Elevens… did … Continue reading Getting ready for Japan!
I I love to travel! I have been to almost 40 countries and have only returned to the same place a few times. 5 years ago a close friend was getting married in Alaska and I took a two-week trip up there to explore and experience it. I have been up there to visit three … Continue reading Traveling to Alaska!
Blog post sponsored by Lost Above The Best Beaches in Santa Barbara! Santa Barbara is nicknamed the “American Riviera” for its similarity to the French Riviera’s beautiful juxtaposition of ocean and mountains and year-round temperate climate. Located on California’s Central Coast, this pristine coastline runs for miles and is unusual for facing south. It attracts … Continue reading Santa Barbara Beaches
Dollar beers, tea leaf salads, pub crawls, sunrises, sunsets, overnight busses, trains, planes, motorbikes, heavy rains, seafood, street food, funny hats, fresh beer, cooking classes, terrible tours, snorkeling, scuba diving, tuk tuks, boats, late nights, roof top bars, customs, visas, travelers you meet in one country and you see again in another, party hostels, markets, … Continue reading New Book is Coming Out in May
A Very Unique Lanna Experience!!! Traveling to Chiang Mai, I wanted to do two main things: to do a cooking class and see the elephants. The stacks of flyers for both at the hostels were overwhelming, to say the least. I grew up cooking and I still cook a lot so I wanted something as … Continue reading TakeMeTour, Leave as Family
Hanoi, Hoi An and Da Nang It feels strange to write a blog post back home, after my trip has ended. But I want to fill in the legs of our trip I haven’t written about yet, in Northern and Central Vietnam and later the Thai islands Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi. And mostly, … Continue reading Dammmmmn Da Nang (Hanoi and Hoi An)
Myanmar (Burma): Different, Not Same Same Finally, a new blog post! It was challenging to write in Myanmar with the very slow, or non-existent Wifi. Daniel and I are now in Central Vietnam for the remainder of my trip. I skipped over and plan to write a later post about the Thailand islands, but felt … Continue reading Myanmar Different, Not Same Same
Note: I wrote this post several days ago but we were unable to post it until now, staying at a hostel with Wifi. Our next post will be about Koh Lanta and Koh Phi Phi. Daniel and I have arrived in Phuket, with plans to visit the surrounding islands, after traveling through Sihanoukville and Siem … Continue reading Street Food and Rooftop Bars
Floating Market in Vietnam It’s nice to have a rare free moment to catch up on blog posts. This is our first day since I wrote last without any traveling. Since my last post, we traveled from Saigon to Can Tho, a city on the bank of the Hau River in the Mekong Delta, to … Continue reading Can Tho and Off to Cambodia
This Is Nam I am writing my first traveling blog post from our airbnb in Saigon, on the third morning of our trip. Jet lag hasn’t been too bad but I still wake up early. This seemed like a good time to write about what stood out from the first several days. Getting here went … Continue reading This is Nam
Ubud was amazing!! On our first day there we had Mexican food, surprisingly it was actually very good, of course we had a margarita as well. Despite the Mexican food I felt like I really was in Bali. Katie had been there before so she had a hotel close to the heart of town. Ubud … Continue reading Amazing Ubud!
First Two Days in Bali Photos and story by Daniel Dreifuss After my long layover in Hong Kong, I was excited to finally get to Bali. I boarded the four-hour flight from Hong Kong to Denpasar with ease, excitement and a feeling of relief that I was almost there. I enjoyed the movie Concussion on … Continue reading Scooters Rule