Asia

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All our photos and adventures around Asia, from Bhutan and Nepal to Indonesia and some of the most popular countries in Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Singapore, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Hanoi and Halong Bay

Hanoi and Halong Bay

We ended our month in Vietnam with a couple days in Hanoi, and a couple days in the famed Halong Bay. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country’s second largest city by population. From ...
Sa Pa and Northwest Vietnam

Sa Pa and Northwest Vietnam

We took the Reunification Express train from Dong Hoi to Hanoi, a 10-hour trip lined with rice fields and low-lying plains next to the East Vietnam Sea. It was nice to have a little downtime for ...
Jungle Trekking and Caving

Jungle Trekking and Caving

We ended our motorcycle trip through central Vietnam by coming in the ‘back door’ of Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park, our jumping off point for an overnight trek/cave exploration ...
Central Vietnam by Motorbike (Part 2)

Central Vietnam by Motorbike (Part 2)

Our 2nd night of the motorcycle trip was spent in Huế, a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and was the Vietnamese capital from 1802–1945. Hue’s ...
Central Vietnam by Motorbike (Part 1)

Central Vietnam by Motorbike (Part 1)

We flew from Siem Reap, Cambodia into Danang, in central Vietnam, but immediately drove the short distance to Hoi An for our departure on our motorcycle trip, which turned out to be the highlight of ...
Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples

Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples

Siem Reap literally means “Siam Defeated,” Siam being Thailand. These days, however, the closest thing to fighting in this small city of about a 1/2 million is the tuk-tuk drivers ...
Dark History, Hopeful Future in Cambodia

Dark History, Hopeful Future in Cambodia

It’s our first visit to Cambodia, and at first glance, the scars of the infamous (and not so long ago) Khmer Rouge genocide are far from visible. Phnom Penh, the capital and most populous city at 2 ...
Life in the Mekong Delta

Life in the Mekong Delta

Before this trip, the Mekong Delta in Vietnam conjured up images of Navy swift boats and hovercrafts fighting Viet Cong guerrillas. Or maybe scenes from the (fairly bizarre) war movie, Apocalypse ...
Good Morning, Vietnam! (cliche but still…)

Good Morning, Vietnam! (cliche but still…)

Xin chào (pronounced s(h)in chow) – hello – from Vietnam. We are so excited to spend the next month in Vietnam and Cambodia, two countries we have never been to before (bringing us to 70 (S) and ...
Around The World in 4 Months and a Day

Around The World in 4 Months and a Day

After a long absence from traveling (and thus blogging) due to some pesky knee surgery issues for Mark, we’ve embarked on our longest trip ever… 4 months and a day. We left Dallas on ...