Southeast Asia – Bests and Worsts – May 2014-April 2015

After spending 10.5 months backpacking all over Southeast Asia, we have had some great and some awful experiences.  As a lighter blog that comes off as (hopefully) funny rather than offensive - Kristi and I compiled a list of our Bests vs Worsts during our travel. Countries that we visited: Indonesia - 30 Days Singapore … Continue reading Southeast Asia – Bests and Worsts – May 2014-April 2015

Southeast Asia Travel Route

Over our time in SEA we have been all over.  Here is the exact itinerary of where we went: Indonesia Fly - Vancouver - Tokyo - Kuala Lumpur - Denpasar, Bali Indonesia. Bus - Seminyak - Sanur Bus & Boat - Sanur - Gili Trawagan Boat - Gili Trawagan - Gili Air Boat - Gili … Continue reading Southeast Asia Travel Route

Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Bus & Visa

We decided to take the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh.  It's super easy to do and I'll give you this simple guide to follow.  After speaking with a bunch of expats in HCMC, it was determined that Giant Ibis bus company is the best to go with.  Naturally, it's also the … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Bus & Visa

30 Days in Ho Chi Minh City – January 2015

After 7 months of steady travel going from hotel to hotel, we decided to relax and find an apartment to settle down in for the next month.  This was surprisingly more difficult than we expected.  Many places don't want to rent for 1 month and they were asking us to renew our visa and stay … Continue reading 30 Days in Ho Chi Minh City – January 2015

Da Lat Authentic Home Stay – Da Lat – Vietnam – December 2014

If you're looking for an amazing experience in Vietnam, you won't want to miss out of Dalat Authentic Homestay.  Finally after 6 months in Southeast Asia, a true Home Stay.  You stay in the house with Huan and his parents.  You cook with his sister-in-law, Trang.  And you drink in the adjoining house with his … Continue reading Da Lat Authentic Home Stay – Da Lat – Vietnam – December 2014

Banana Easy Rider Day Tour – Dalat – Vietnam – December 2014

At this point of our trip in Vietnam, you may have gathered that nothing has really impressed us.  A bunch of average tours and shitty weather has left us in a bit of a rut.  Our first couple days in Dalat were no different after getting hit with their coldest weather of the year, the … Continue reading Banana Easy Rider Day Tour – Dalat – Vietnam – December 2014

Nha Trang – Vietnam – December 2014

We spent 3 days in Nha Trang.  When we got off the train it was like we had stepped into Russia.  There is more Russian signage than Vietnamese.  Nha Trang, Vietnam is to Russia what Cancun is to North Americans.  A stretch of beautiful beach lined with resorts and tourists drinking over priced beers and … Continue reading Nha Trang – Vietnam – December 2014