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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…

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…

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…

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…

Guest Post – China Job Hunting Tips
Apr 24

Guest Post – China Job Hunting Tips
By reymund

If China has been on your bucket list for ages, but you feel financially insecure to set off for the adventure of a lifetime, maybe you should start thinking of working here. Nowadays, there is great demand for native English speakers, particularly in the larger…

Malaysia Wrap Up – $34 Per Day
Apr 18

Malaysia Wrap Up – $34 Per Day
By Vicky

We spent an average of $34 each per day in Malaysia over the course of 45 days. Here is a collection of our impressions, travel tips, and the cost break down. Schedule  Kuala Lumpur 3 days  We were pretty disappointed with Kuala Lumpur. Expectations were…

Self Guided Food Tour in Penang, Malaysia
Apr 15

Self Guided Food Tour in Penang, Malaysia
By Vicky

Penang is hailed as one of the world’s greatest street food destinations. Though we were renting an apartment here and I was doing a lot of cooking at home, no visit could be complete without a full day allocated to sampling the various regional delicacies….

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