When we arrived in Southeast Asia, we knew that Laos was on our list of countries to visit but we knew little about it. All I had heard previously was “this is the place to get drunk and go tubing” but that didn’t sound appealing, so what else? We shared a taxi in Nepal with … More The Gibbon Experience
Nepal is a mecca for outdoor adventure seekers. Home to the Himalayan Mountain Ranges and eight 8000+ meter mountains, Nepal offers some of the best trekking and mountaineering in the world. However, the country isn’t limited to trekking and mountaineering for those seeking outdoor thrills. Canyoning, bungee jumping, rock climbing, ice climbing, rafting, yoga and … More Nepal: Booking Your Trek
Public transportation can be daunting, even if you live in a big city and take advantage of it almost daily. When you travel abroad it can be especially confusing, but it’s necessary if you’re budget conscious. Andi lived in England for three years before moving to San Francisco, where both of us are very familiar … More Planes, Trains and Autobahns: Tips for Traveling Through Europe
Thailand is one of the cheapest and most beautiful places in the world to scuba dive. If you are looking to get certified on your trip to Thailand there are hundreds of dive shops to choose from and all at relatively the same low price since the demand for certifications and number of shops keeps … More Scuba Certified
My international travels began in December, 1996, when I was 14 years old and went to Australia with a USA Baseball team. I visited Melbourne, Sydney, and Adelaide during that trip and vividly remember being enamored by the sights, sounds, cultural differences and similarities, food and beauty of a new country that was so far … More Nick: My Journey
Nick and I both traveled to Thailand, separately, 5 years ago and for each of us it was our first true backpacking experience. After years of “vacationing” and tossing around ideas of venturing to a foreign country on a whim, with no set plans other than a plane ticket to that first destination, we both … More Andi: The Who, What and Where!