Among travelers, Bangkok is typically their entrance into Southeast Asia. Most are jet lagged and thrown into a new and strange world, and if they’re like me, grumpy. A lot of travelers, that I’ve spoken with were not impressed with the capital of Thailand. After spending a few days in Bangkok, seeing all of the... Continue Reading →
A quick little jaunt to the North of Vietnam, turned into a wondrous expedition through the mountainous region of Sapa.
The year was 2008, Iceland was plunged into bankruptcy by its major banks (sound familiar?) creating the largest economic depression in its history. Major businesses pulled away from the island nation, and the thoughts of entering the Eurozone quickly faded to black. It was a dark time for the country, and citizens began to wonder if the economy would ever rise.
Taking a long boat into Laos is about the cheapest way to get there from Thailand... its also two days long. A highlight of my trip in South East Asia. The natural beauty of the landscape and the culture of the people, make the two days seem like two hours.