Tokyo, Japan was definitely the wild experience we were looking for. Our hostel was in a quiet neighborhood but close to public transit and, more importantly, Akihabara, an “otaku” district. We had two days to spend in Tokyo before meeting our friend in Sapporo and we were ready to see as much as we could. … More Robots Anyone?
Hong Kong was one of those places where we were told to only spend one or two days there. Other travelers recommended it as either a pit stop or a place to live long term. There is no in-between. Hong Kong is a non-stop city, like new York, but cleaner. Much cleaner. There’s plenty to … More Anyone Hungry?
We never intended to stay in one place for this long. But we keep coming back to Thailand. By the time we head for Hong Kong we will have spent a total of almost two months total in Thailand. I’ve become so comfortable in Bangkok. I wouldn’t say it’s my favorite place in Thailand, but … More Home Is Where…
Talk about keeping it weird. Cambodia caught us off guard immediately. When we arrived in Siem Reap we didn’t have anything to convert to Cambodian currency. Luckily our hostel arranged a tuk tuk to pick us up for free. Incidentally this was our first tuk tuk ride even after all of our time in Thailand. … More Try New Things
We were definitely excited about Singapore. Regardless of being told 8 days is too long in the small country, we were ready see all that Singapore has to offer. Let me start by saying, it has a lot. Singapore is populated by so many coultures living in happy harmony together that it makes me feel … More Everything you didn’t know you wanted, in one tidy little package!
There are few people that have negative things to say about Koh Lanta, a smaller island off the SW coast of Thailand. This is because it’s like no other part of Thailand. Covered completely by Forrest jungle and bordered by beaches, this island is surrounded by beautiful views. We arrived durring the rainy season and … More Oh, Mylanta
If your looking for a quiet spot on the beach, watching the waves, soaking up the sun, Phuket, Thailand is not for you. Phuket is a party island, deticated to and filled with more tourists than anywhere we have been yet. With this type of development comes high prices (compared to Bangkok and Chiang Mai), … More A Little Rough Around The Edges