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!
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
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