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 in South East Asia. With a little planning and preparation you can travel through China with ease.10 Tips on How to Prepare...

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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.  We decided on Lanai camping.  Lana'i is the Hawaiian island that you can see from the west side of Maui.  I see it every day and yet it’s a...

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A Guide to Shanghai’s Muslim Market

A Guide to Shanghai’s Muslim Market

If you find yourself in Shanghai on a Friday morning do yourself a favor and go to the Muslim Market. Shanghai's Muslim Market is a street lined with pop up food tents where you can get anything from freshly butchered meat to ice cream...

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The Bolaven Plateau Laos in 1 Day

The Bolaven Plateau Laos in 1 Day

I did not plan on visiting Pakse or the Bolaven Plateau while I was traveling through Laos but sometimes the best days are those completely unforeseen.My boyfriend and I booked an overnight 'sleeping bus' from Vang Vieng to Sannavnkhet...

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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 Luang Prabang. 1. Participate in Tak Bat⇑ Every morning locals rise early to give...

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Zancudo Costa Rica: A Rough Guide

Zancudo Costa Rica: A Rough Guide

I was looking for an untouched, off-the-beaten path paradise and I found it on my recent trip to Zancudo, Costa Rica. Take a step back in time with me and live a day in the slow lane as we experience the paradise in the eyes of a Tico. About...

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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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Pai Thailand Travel Guide in 24 Hours

Pai Thailand Travel Guide in 24 Hours

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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Koh Rong, Cambodia – A Beginners Guide

Koh Rong, Cambodia – A Beginners Guide

I mean if this isn't paradise...I don't know what is Every time I visit southeast Asia I am always drawn to Cambodia and this summer was no exception BUT instead of making my normal rounds to Siem Reap and through Angkor Wat, I wanted to see what...

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Don Det, Laos – A Complete Guide

Don Det, Laos – A Complete Guide

Life on Don Set If you're looking for a place to kick back, relax, and throw down a few beers, then the 4,000 Islands is your spot! Nestled in the midst of the mighty Mekong River on the Laos and Cambodian border sits the 4,000 Islands. Don Det and...

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