Our Month on Koh Phangan

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Week 92 Day 633 Bangkok 13.7563° N, 100.5018° E One of the things I’m always interested in is WHY someone visits the place they do. Often times, it because it’s part of the backpacker’s circle known for a good party or somewhere famous like Rome or Angkor Wat where you go for the history. There are a million sights to see, …

Life in Luang Prabang

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Week 89 Day 614 Chiang Mai 18.7953° N, 98.9986° E As I mentioned before, we almost skipped Laos entirely on our trip.  Luang Prabang is another town I’m so glad we didn’t miss. Luang Prabang was described to me as a SE Asian honeymoon destination by my cousin Matthew who had visited the year before.  Not quite sure what he …

Buyer Beware: Hidden costs #morefuninthephilippines

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  Week 76 Day 530 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 10.7500° N, 106.6667° E Prelude:  This post was actually written about a week ago, but given that the WIFI in the Philippines was so bad I couldn’t upload any photos.  We have now been in Vietnam for less than 6 hours and Tom has already used more bandwidth in that …

Hot Times at Hot Yoga Indy

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Week 63 Day 439 Holland, MI 42.7833° N, 86.1000° W I sat down to write this blog about 3 hours ago and rather than type a word, I started mapping out Tom’s and my next trip! Today I officially booked our tickets to Manila in the Philippines where we will kick off another 6 months abroad. This trip will be a …

8 Reasons Why Washington Is one of my Favorite Places on Earth

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Week 57 Day 391 Castle Rock, CO 39.3722° N, 104.8561° W We’ve been loving our time in Colorado the past two weeks and I’m super excited to post pictures from our adventures at Garden of the Gods, The Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Brew at the Zoo, and all the fun hipster restaurants we’ve eaten at, but first I need …