After a 2 hour flight listening to the planes music, featuring "Oh Queen Elizabeth" and a 1.5 hour drive with Mario Andretti, we made it in one piece to the Crown Lanta Resort & Spa, our last destination on the trip. Our room was gorgeous and we splurged here for a room with private pool … Continue reading Oh Queen Elizabeth (Koh Lana, Thailand)
Our last city with treacherous activity... we arrived to Siem Reap and it was toasty! We arrived a bit early and our room (more on this later) wasn’t ready yet, so off to the pool for a nap, sunburn, and a good sweat. We had a tour guide scheduled, Mr. Try (pronounced Tree), who was … Continue reading Siem Reap, Cambodia
Okay, so this was our first City with a mishap but that’s pretty good considering we’re onto city #5 and we planned this all ourselves. There were some really funny moments that I’ll try to explain but you probably won’t find quite as funny... but try to humor me! Quick history This City had been … Continue reading Swallows off Caribou (Saigon, Vietnam)
After a 5 hour van ride listening to 'Let it Snow' from Frozen, we arrived to our 2 night, 3 day Alaska cruise. Okay it was actually to Halong Bay, a world heritage site and one of the wonders of the world, but nobody warned us it would be cold here (it was 90 here … Continue reading It’s A Wonder (Halong Bay)
We landed in Hanoi and went straight to the hotel to drop our bags and meet our guide. We had a half day to see the city and as with our other days, we weren't going to let time make us skimp on what we saw. The traffic was INSANE, and I couldn't have been … Continue reading Hanoi
Arrival Day to Laos Breathtaking view on landing, it was a quick flight into Luang Prabang from Chiang Mai (1 hr). No sign of our driver, so we exchanged some money thinking we'd need a taxi. As soon as the money was exchanged, in walked the driver with our name on the sign. Arrival at … Continue reading Rock, You Are My Rock (Laos)
After 30 hours of travel and 3 flights, we made it to Chiang Mai to spend a few days with the elephants and a half day in the city. Overall verdict: first city was a success with some hysterical moments... Elephant Nature Park We arrived after a 2.5 hour bus ride, stop at the local … Continue reading Chiang Mai
A few boozy-brunches and a couple spreadsheets later, I'm headed off to Southeast Asia in 10 days!
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