Southeast Asia Itinerary

3 Month Southeast Asia Itinerary & Travel Planning Guide

Julie Cambodia, Itinerary, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam 41 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 …

Ha Long Bay

Three Days on Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Julie Vietnam 8 Comments

The grand finale of our tour of Vietnam was a three day cruise on Ha Long Bay with Galaxy Cruise Lines. Ha Long Bay is one of Vietnam’s most famous sights…thousands of small limestone mountains filling the bay, not far from the South China Sea. This is a popular tourist sight and another UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracting thousands of …

Tet in Vietnam

Should I Travel to Vietnam During Tet?

Julie Vietnam 30 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.  …

What Asia Taught Us

What Traveling Through Asia Has Taught Us

Julie Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam 10 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. …