The skillful tailors of Hoi An are well-known throughout the world. Many of them can trace the trade through several generations of their family, and it’s not only women who are pulling a needle and thread. With deft fingers and a keen eye, they’re known by many as master craftsmen, able to copy any design Read Post
From America to Europe, Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and beyond, posts here provide a glimpse into specific cities, countries and the adventures you can have while there.
Mike and I just returned from an amazing week-long New England road trip. The impetus for the trip was a family member’s wedding in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. But a wedding is always a good excuse for a longer vacation, especially for two travelaholics like us! We were staying with my aunt’s friend, Brett, outside of Read Post
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
Xin chào! Greetings from Vietnam, our final country on this 421-day journey. After eating our way through nearly all of Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Laos), we have been loving the cuisine here in Vietnam. A lot of meat that we can’t eat, but also loads of mouthwatering seafood and delicious veggies. Read Post
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