We opted for the most inexpensive 3-day, 2-night Ha Long Bay cruise that we could negotiate. When the day came to leave, we were on pins and needles worrying whether we just made a terrible mistake. That morning, we left our hotel and headed to the travel agency we booked the cruise through so they could Read Post
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The morning market in Luang Prabang is an experience for the senses – all of them. This is a locals’ market, so most of what you’ll find here aren’t crafts or tourist-geared products (you can find those in the night market). Instead, expect to see a lot of spices, grains, honeycomb, produce, raw (and cooked) Read Post
We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this message: In one week our adventurous 14-month global honeymoon will be over. Can you believe it?! We have been thinking about our return to the U S of A, and you know what? Even though we’ve complained about it in the past, we are excited to Read Post
Never had clothes tailor made for you? Not sure where to start? Here are several tips from Vietnamese tailor, Nga, owner of Ha Na Cloth Shop & Tailor in Hoi An, Vietnam on what you should know when clothes shopping.
Third-world poverty isn’t easy to mentally deal with. Besides the upsetting sight of seeing fellow humans living in horrid conditions, it is hard to grapple with the thought that they earn so little (even by local standards) and somehow survive. We haven’t tackled this topic on our blog yet, but it’s well-known that third-world countries Read Post