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Vietnam | Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

By D Do you remember when we blogged about Mulu? That awesome place in Borneo with amazing caves? Phong Nha is Vietnam’s version of Mulu. And whether you love it or hate it, it definitely has some flare unique to Vietnam. Phong Nha is a small town which is pretty much centered around a system […]

Singapore | Singapore

By D We weren’t sure what to expect going in to Singapore. On one hand, we had heard how it was just like a western city full of skyscrapers and fancy restaurants. On the other hand, we were still in southeast Asia.. it had to have some influences from its surroundings, right? Overall, we are […]

Malaysia | Melaka (Malacca)

By S We made a quick stop in Melaka on our way through Peninsular Malaysia. Melaka is one of the three former large British ports – George Town, Melaka, and Singapore. According to the internet (and signs around town) it used to be the most important of the three due to its strategic location (it is […]

Malaysia | Cameron Highlands (and Ipoh)

By S The Cameron Highlands are a mountainous region in Peninsular Malaysia, to the northeast of Kuala Lumpur (KL). There are several small towns in the Cameron Highlands, but most tourists end up in Tanah Rata. When you are buying a bus ticket to ‘Cameron Highlands’ the destination on your ticket is ‘Tanah Rata’. For […]

Malaysia | George Town, Penang

By S This was the first audible of the trip. (Danielle edit: I watch football, and I didn’t know exactly what his “audible” reference meant. It means “a change of plans”).  Peninsular Malaysia was not on our original itinerary, but when we decided to head to Koh Tarutao we figured it would be easier to […]

Thailand | And that’s a wrap! (well, for now)

By S 22 days. Bangkok and the South of Thailand. We will be getting to North Thailand in a few months. Until then, here are our overall thoughts on the parts we saw. Places: Bangkok Koh Tao Surat Thani Khao Sok Krabi Tonsai Koh Lanta Koh Tarutao Key metrics: Number of massages: 3 (1 for […]

Do you like maps? We like maps. Look at our map.

A quick post to inform the masses (all 4 of you) of our new ‘Travels‘ section in the top ribbon of our blog. This section has a map with a more real-time view of our trip. As you have probably noticed, our blog posts are running anywhere from 7-10 days behind our physical presence. Below […]