How to Visit the Terracotta Warriors Xi’An, China

How to Visit the Terracotta Warriors Xi’An, China

Amazing to see up close I'm usually one who always opts out of the guided tours and goes at it on my own. I like to figure it out, be able to write about the process so that I can share it with my readers, not be on a strict time schedule, and its...

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El Nido Tours

El Nido Tours

El Nido Palawan, Philippines has been the 'trending' destination for a couple years now and of course I wanted to see what all the hype was about. Towering limestone rock formations, crystal clear turquoise waters, idyllic white sand beaches, and...

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Laos a 2 Week Itinerary

Laos a 2 Week Itinerary

Laos is a gem landlocked between Thailand to the west, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the south, and Myanmar and China to the north. Laos gets skipped a lot by the backpacker traveling through southeast Asia as its a bit more difficult to get to...

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Border Crossing: Laos to Cambodia with AVT

Border Crossing: Laos to Cambodia with AVT

Laos We've all heard the horror stories on the road trying to get from point A to point B. You know like the bus trip that says its only suppose to take 6 hours but actually takes 12. Or you have to switch buses 3 times and each time you're waiting...

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How to Explore the Great Wall on your Own

How to Explore the Great Wall on your Own

Hiking the Great Wall is probably on everyones bucket list. I know it was on mine and I've been blessed enough to have done it...TWICE! The first time I hiked it was 10 years ago back in 2008 and I went on a guided tour. I must say, that experience...

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The Best of Sydney in 2 days on a Budget

The Best of Sydney in 2 days on a Budget

Sydney, Australia is a perfect starting point for any Australian holiday. Or if you are like Joe and I, it is a perfect transition into our multiple country, 2 month tour. Coming from the United States it is refreshing that in Sydney they basically...

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