Southeast Asia Itinerary

3 Month Southeast Asia Itinerary & Travel Planning Guide

Julie Cambodia, Itinerary, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam 21 Comments

Southeast Asia is the land of ancient temples, tropical beaches, metropolitan cities, mountain villages, and an endless supply of cultural experiences. This 3 month Southeast Asia itinerary allows you not only to see the highlights of this part of the world, but to also to fully immerse yourself in the local culture. On this Southeast Asia itinerary, explore the temples …

Vietnam on Motorbike

Vietnam on Motorbike

Julie Vietnam 2 Comments

Vietnam is filled with motorbikes. Google the term “motorbikes everywhere” and your computer screen will be filled with images and articles about Vietnam. Watching the constant flow of motorbikes on the streets was eye opening for us. We saw motorbikes carrying families of four, ducks, pigs, small trees, huge bouquets of flowers, giant bags of trash…the list is endless. Vietnam …

Hue, Vietnam in Photos

Julie Vietnam 13 Comments

Hue, located in central Vietnam, was home to the Nguyen dynasty and it was the capital of Vietnam until 1945. The Imperial City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is what attracts visitors to the city of Hue. Scattered along the Perfume River sits the tombs of past emperors. We spent several days in Hue. We toured the Imperial City, watched …

Tet Earth Trekkers

Should I Travel to Vietnam During Tet?

Julie Vietnam 27 Comments

Our family spent almost one month in Vietnam, giving us plenty of time to watch as the Vietnamese people celebrated their most important holiday, Tet.  Tet is the Lunar New Year for Vietnam and falls on the same day as the Chinese New Year. For the Vietnamese, Tet is like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve all rolled up in one.  …

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What Traveling Through Asia Has Taught Us

Julie Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam 7 Comments

We have now been traveling through Asia for over five months and still have several more to go. It has been quite the learning experience for our family…new foods, new cultures, lots of history to learn about. Most of it has been a wonderful experience although we have had a few difficulties along the way, just to keep things interesting. …

Our Experience on Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Julie Vietnam 14 Comments

Our introduction to Vietnam was a quick visit to the tropical island of Phu Quoc. The four of us spent two days, three nights here, which would have been just enough time to enjoy the beaches and do a little sightseeing. Unfortunately, we hardly did anything here. I was just recovering from a nice case of food poisoning, a Cambodian …