Monthly Archives: January 2010

One of the great things about travel is that you never know what kind of festival or party you may stumble into.  While we were in Vientiane Laos, they were setting up for the SEA Games (Southeast
  One word comes to mind when I think about Ho Chi Minh City:  Scooters.  I have never seen so many two-wheeled motorized vehicles in my life.  On our drive from the airport
After sing the duet "Islands in the Stream" by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers to Beau a thousand times in our floating hut, I don't think he could decide what was worse; my singing or bei
We found a perfect a place to disappear, relax, read several books and sleep -a lot.  Just a 13 hour night bus, a 2 hour local bus and a leaky boat ride south of Vientiane lies the Si Phan D
To be honest with you, Beau and I don't know how we ended up in Vientiane for 7 days.  We just stalled out.  We went to Vientiane as a transition spot planning on seeing the few touris
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During extended travel, some places you find yourself staying another night, and then another and then maybe a few more.  Luang Prabang is one of those places.  It is certainly not an un
Our first stop in Laos was the beautiful city in the north called Luang Prabang.  After the journey from Chiang Mai, Meggan and I were ready to do something active. Our first full day in Lao
The world's environmental and social awareness is growing and as a traveler you have more options than ever to travel responsible.  After seeing the effects of bad tourism, Beau and I make a
Chiang Mai is Thailand's second biggest city and is said to be the cultural capital.  Our first impression of Chiang Mai was the somewhat relaxed atmosphere compared to the chaos of Bangk
To start, I have to apologize that Beau and I have been slacking on the food post.  Sorry foodie friends.  The good news is we worked really hard in Bangkok documenting our good eats.
Meggan and I decided to take a little day trip outside of Bangkok to see the famous Damnoen Saduak floating market.  We saw that there were several tours that went out there, but we really wan
Does the rainbow with the pot of gold end in Bangkok?  That question should seriously be asked after you visit a few of the beautiful temples in Bangkok.  Beau and I were amazed by the ext
Jodhpur is the second largest city in Rajasthan.  It has two nick names; Sun CIty and the Blue City.  As the first name describes, Jodhpur is located in the arid portion of northern India
For this post we'll show you the same villages (previous post) we visited with more photos and in color this time.  Below is a farming family and a few photos of the cute kids from the shep