Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

Exploring West Maui: 15 Amazing Stops

Driving West MauiWest Maui is one of the most popular parts of the island and my favorite part mostly because I get to call it home as I live in Lahaina.  A day exploring West Maui should always be on someones Maui itinerary especially if you are...

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Vang Vieng Travel Guide

Vang Vieng Travel Guide

I’m finally writing a Vang Vieng travel guide after spending over a month in Laos last summer.  Vang Vieng was one if not my favorite destination I visited in this land locked Southeast Asian country.  Situated between Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia,...

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How to Prepare to Travel China

How to Prepare to Travel China

China travel can be a culture shock and a bit more difficult to maneuver, especially compared to its neighbors Vietnam and Laos in South East Asia. With a little planning and preparation you can travel through China with ease. How to prepare to...

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Lanai Camping: A Complete Guide

Lanai Camping: A Complete Guide

This year for my birthday I wanted to explore a piece of Hawaii that is a little off the beaten path.  That’s why we decided to go camping on Lanai.   Lana'i is the Hawaiian island that you can see from the West Maui.  I see it every day and yet...

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A Guide to the Shanghai Muslim Market

A Guide to the Shanghai Muslim Market

a guide to the shanghai muslim marketIf you find yourself in Shanghai on a Friday morning do yourself a favor and go to the Muslim Market.  The Shanghai Muslim Market is a street lined with pop up food tents where you can get anything from freshly...

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The Bolaven Plateau Laos in 1 Day

The Bolaven Plateau Laos in 1 Day

Exploring the bolaven plateau laosI did not plan on visiting Pakse or the Bolaven Plateau Laos while I was traveling through this country but sometimes the best days are those completely unforeseen. My boyfriend and I booked an overnight ‘sleeping...

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Unique Experiences: Luang Prabang

Unique Experiences: Luang Prabang

Looking for unique experiences in Luang Prabang?!?  Whether you spend a couple days or a couple weeks, you’ll enjoy your time in Lao’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Luang Prabang.*I have sprinkled some affiliate links in this post that gives...

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Zancudo Costa Rica: A Rough Guide

Zancudo Costa Rica: A Rough Guide

On my most recent trip to Costa Rica, I was looking for an untouched, off-the-beaten path paradise.  I finally found it in Zancudo Costa Rica.  Spending 3 days in Zancudo Costa Rica felt like I had taken a step back in time. Read about living life...

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The Ultimate 2 Week Laos Itinerary

The Ultimate 2 Week Laos Itinerary

Looking for the perfect Laos itinerary?  Look no further.  Laos is a gem that gets skipped a lot by the backpacker traveling through Southeast Asia because it's not on the banana pancake trail.  Filled with roaring waterfalls, lush green mountains,...

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Chiang Mai to Pai Thailand: The Best Day Trip

Chiang Mai to Pai Thailand: The Best Day Trip

Pai, Thailand is gaining popularity with backpackers exploring Northern Thailand. It's a small hippy town northwest of Chiang Mai towards the Burmese border on the beaten path. About a three hour drive through windy hills and lush landscapes makes...

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