Luang Prabang was our favorite city in Laos. It is a French colonial town and UNESCO World Heritage Site sitting on the bank of the Mekong River. We arrived in the afternoon after our 2 day slow boat ride with enough time to wander around and find a cute guesthouse just off the main road … More Luang Prabang
Vientiane is a small capital city in Southeast Asia with nowhere near the same excitement as Bangkok or Ho Chi Minh. Travelers will typically be stopping in Vientiane while on their way to another city in Laos or applying for visas, and if you find yourself here we wouldn’t recommend more than 1-2 nights. There … More Vientiane: Laos’ Tiny Capital
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!