Posts made in 2010


Updated on: 05/29/18My search for the perfect Thai paradise has thrown me in every possible direction of the country.  From Chiang Mai in the North, to Ko Tao in the East, all the way to Ko Lipe on the border with Malaysia in the South West. After spending over a month in the country, I can safely say, I have found my paradise in Koh Lipe, and I am not wanting to leave. Koh Lipe is Paradise – It is as Simple as That The...

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Updated on: 10/22/17As a way to build community connections in the travel universe, I thought it would be interesting to create a weekly game to encourage readership and sharing amongst sites. With that in mind, the game has to be focused on a feature that every traveler has in common. Luckily for anyone who hosts a travel blog, there is one thing that connects us more than any other: photography. Traveling and taking photographs go...

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Updated on: 01/3/19At some point during my first long-term trip I began thinking about what I'd have to do once I returned home. While considered a general no-no for long term travel, as one can often get fixated on the unknowns of life, some thoughts began to cross my mind. One of those was interviewing for jobs once I returned, and I realized that my wardrobe was absolutely lacking aside from a nondescript off-the-shelf variety suit...

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Updated on: 01/15/192018 Update: We've been told via the comments that the bus we used may no longer be in operation or on limited days. Please keep this in mind when planning. Direct travel from Hong Kong to Hanoi has been described as a headache for many travelers who have attempted the route without flying.  Why is this a headache you might ask? Well, according to train travel site Seat61, the shortest possible itinerary that...

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Updated on: 01/3/19After arriving in Guilin, my very first order of business after settling into my hostel was to make a trip out to nearby Reed Flute Cave.  Reading about it online and seeing pictures of the iconic scenes placed it as my top site in Guilin to see, apart from trips out to Yangshuo and Lonji.  After returning from the cave, however, it seemed like every traveler I spoke to had not only missed seeing the amazing wonder,...

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