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Travel Mishaps on a Tiny Indonesian Island
Jul 13

Travel Mishaps on a Tiny Indonesian Island
By Vicky

Ever since we started traveling we have always purchased travel insurance. There is really no reason not to. There are plenty of options for cheap travel insurance and it makes sure you’re covered if something goes wrong. For four and a half years, nothing went…

One Week in Crete, Greece
Jul 12

One Week in Crete, Greece
By Vicky

Greece is one of my favorite countries in the world. Actually, currently, it might just be my favorite. I’ve been there three times already and every single time I fall in love with the food, culture, history, sights, people, and landscapes all over again. I…

Road Tripping Around Taiwan – 2 Week Itinerary + Reflections
Apr 25

Road Tripping Around Taiwan – 2 Week Itinerary + Reflections
By Vicky

We had initially planned to visit Taiwan on our first big backpacking trip in 2012 but we just didn’t quite make it there. We had spent 2 months in it’s rougher around the edges neighbor, China, but didn’t set foot in Taiwan until 4 years…

Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
Apr 17

Reflections on Housesitting for 2 months in Costa Rica
By Vicky

Randomly Dave’s sister sent us an email about a housesitting gig in Costa Rica. We had never done one before so on a whim we decided to apply. Why not, right? Instantly we were put on the short list and after a Skype interview we…

The Beauty of Coron {Philippines}
Apr 15

The Beauty of Coron {Philippines}
By Vicky

Dave and I have been traveling since September 2012, not solely looking for a paradise beach, but always on the lookout. And yet we had not exactly found that paradise beach setting. The closest for me were the beaches in the Algarve in southern Portugal…

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
Apr 13

Taipei Eats Food Tour Review {Taipei, Taiwan}
By Vicky

Since food tours are one of my favorite ways to get to know a new place it’s only natural that the first thing I looked up in Taipei was a food tour. And I was in luck – Taipei Eats is a small company that…

6 Days in Hong Kong Itinerary
Apr 12

6 Days in Hong Kong Itinerary
By Vicky

After being away from Asia for almost 3 years Dave and I hit off our latest backpacking adventure with a non stop flight from Boston to Hong Kong. Knowing that Hong Kong was going to be an expensive destination we opted to keep our visit…

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
Apr 11

Eating Adventures Food Tour Review {Hong Kong}
By Vicky

Our six day stay in Hong Kong would not be complete without a food tour! Hong Kong is a major foodie destination and with so many delicious dishes to try and amazing food stalls and carts at the markets, we wanted an expert guide to…

Why Berlin is the Best City for Street Art
Apr 8

Why Berlin is the Best City for Street Art
By Vicky

Dave and I spent a week in Berlin back in 2013 and I instantly fell in love with the city. It just felt different from any of the other cities I had been to in Europe. More alternative. More grungy. More underground. It just felt…

Local Cooking Experience Hong Kong Cooking Class Review
Feb 15

Local Cooking Experience Hong Kong Cooking Class Review
By Vicky

After over two and a half years of being away, it felt good to get back to traveling in Asia, starting with a six day stay in Hong Kong. Naturally the first thing we did after getting off a 15 hour direct flight from Boston…

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