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Bangkok, Thailand: Round 1

I haven't heard anyone say that arriving in Bangkok is refreshing, but leaving the airport terminal, boarding the Skytrain, and then exiting the platform only a few blocks from our "home" for the week really brought us back. It brought us back to seven amazing years of living in New York City. You're probably rolling your eyes seeing someone...

Siem Reap & The Temples of Angkor

We arrived in Siem Reap in the late afternoon and were met at the airport by Mr. Sal (our hotel had arranged for a tuk-tuk driver to meet us free of charge), who would almost become our personal driver for the next couple days. We exited the airport and loaded into his tuk-tuk for the 20 minute ride to...

Laos Part 3: Living Like a Local in Vientiane, Laos

We only spent a couple days in the capital city of Laos. I had jumped on a super cheap flight deal to get us to our next destination leaving us with only 2 nights here, which actually came down to only one and a half days to explore. With limited time, I think we made the most of every...

Laos Part 2: The Vang Vieng Challenge

As many blog posts begin…the small tucked away town of Vang Vieng was once known for one thing and one thing only… drinking and drugging while floating down the Nam Song (Song River) in a tube; thankfully, since 2012 when the Laos government finally cracked down on this reckless behavior following many tourists deaths, it's now a thing of...