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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…

Flavors of San Juan Food Tour Review {Puerto Rico}
Dec 24

Flavors of San Juan Food Tour Review {Puerto Rico}
By Vicky

Time for another food tour! This time Dave and I were treating Dave’s mom for her birthday. She had never been on a food tour before and we thought this would be a super fun way to learn about the history & culture of Old…

Culebra Island Adventures Review {Culebra, Puerto Rico}
Dec 16

Culebra Island Adventures Review {Culebra, Puerto Rico}
By Vicky

Dave and I started our trip to Puerto Rico with a family reunion with my family. There were 11 of us in total, and one of my cousins boldly stated that an absolute must for him on this trip was to see “creatures of the…

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