To say that it was anything short of perfect for us would be a lie. At that instant, we were the happiest people standing on top of the world and didn’t want the moment to ever end.Continue reading Our Proposal On Top Of The World!
In every travel experience there is beauty… even if we don’t see it at first. The same is the case with power outages and blackouts! Find out what we like to do when the electricity disappears. Continue reading Finding Beauty In Power Outages
Celebrating Holi is a dream for many travel enthusiasts and we got to live ours. Our first time celebrating the “Festival of Colors” was in Pokhara, Nepal.Continue reading Celebrating Holi in Pokhara, Nepal
“You understand dog,” said the bartender practicing his juggling and flame-throwing skills behind the bar at Candidasa Backpackers. Continue reading Hostelworld Should Have A “Dog” Filter
After a wonderful month spent exploring the South of Thailand we were heading off to Singapore smoothly… or so we though! Travel Complacency had gotten the best of us. Continue reading Travel Complacency: First Time We Committed A Crime Abroad
One of the most rewarding aspects of long-term travel is that it helps redefine what beauty means to you. It kicks to the curb all of the stigmas that society has and lets you shine through as an individual.Continue reading 3 Ways Long-Term Travel Changes Your Definition Of Beauty
With our first year of full-time travel, I’ve decided to go with the flow more and be a little less of a control freak! As such I’ve set very few “rules”. One that I do have though, is that even if we don’t know our itinerary or how long we plan on staying in a given place I want one night of lodging booked before we arrive. From there we can figure out what we want to do next, but the one night is sort of a safety net.
On our second week in Malaysia and only 1.5 months into our trip, I broke my rule. Continue reading Throwing My Biggest Rule Out The Window
After spending two days (which really felt like three since we’d arrived at 7am after taking a 10 hour night bus from Mersing) in Kuala Terengganu enjoying the air-conditioning at the Space Inn, the food in China Town, getting some exercise by the bay, and the Monitor Lizards we found in the drains it was time to explore a new place. Next up… the Perhentian Islands, specifically Perhentian Kecil, the smaller backpacker paradise.Continue reading Our Journey From Kuala Terengganu to Pulau Perhentian Kecil
As many travelers, backpackers, flashpackers, and everyone in between knows tummy problems are a real thing! New routines, new diets, different water, sporadic toilets, less exercise, and eating at weird times can make for a really confused body. Continue reading Travel Tummy: Bus Edition
The travel backpackers journey is one of stinky clothes, sore feet, bumps, cuts, bruises, and if you’re anything like me, long shaggy hair and maybe a beard. My locks of dirty blonde usually get so long while I am on the road that they begin to form a sort of preppy boy mullet. That is until I finally bite the bullet and find a decent barber who can give me crisp clean lines with a straight razor and a proper shave.Continue reading Getting My First Haircut & Straight Razor Shave Abroad