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The Majestic Taj Mahal
Jan 22

The Majestic Taj Mahal
By Vicky

I have dreamed of seeing the Taj Mahal with my own eyes ever since I was 9 years old and my dad and I put together the Taj Mahal 3D puzzle. I was amazed by this impressive building and its magnificent architecture. Well 16 years later…

Journey to the Taj Mahal
Jan 21

Journey to the Taj Mahal
By Vicky

It was a bit of an adventure getting to the Taj Mahal itself. We landed in Varanasi and spent a few days there before heading over to the train station to purchase our tickets to get to the Taj Mahal. It was the middle of…

Nepal Wrap Up – $45 Per Day
Jan 19

Nepal Wrap Up – $45 Per Day
By Vicky

We spent an average $45 each per day in Nepal over the course of  29 days. Here is a collection of our impressions, travel tips, and the cost break down. Schedule Kathmandu 11 days  We flew into Kathmandu and somehow managed to spend 11 days…

Successful Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Jan 18

Successful Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
By Vicky

After our failed Three Passes Trek we weren’t exactly in the mood to sign up for another trek right after. So instead we flew to India for two weeks and then came back to Nepal to join our friends Susan and Paul after they competed…

Failed Three Passes Trek
Jan 16

Failed Three Passes Trek
By Vicky

Before we even started this trip we knew we wanted to go trekking in Nepal and specifically attempt to do the Everest Base Camp Trek. But as the trip went on and we realized how out of shape we were for mountain hiking, we thought,…

Cook Like a Local Cooking Class Review, Kathmandu
Jan 15

Cook Like a Local Cooking Class Review, Kathmandu
By Vicky

I love to take cooking class every where we go and so upon arrival in Nepal one of the first things I did was look up a cooking school in Kathmandu. I came across The Cook Like a Local classes at Social Tours and after…

Jan 13

Blending With The Locals: How To Explore Places Safely
By Dave and Vicky

Imagine a situation where you are pressed for time and you have to get to your place of destination within an hour! Sounds more like you are in the Amazing Race series? Well, there’s one trick you can use to get yourself out of this…

2013: A Year in Review
Dec 31

2013: A Year in Review
By Vicky

2013 has been quite the year for us. Our first full year of traveling and office free living. Let’s see how the year went by: January: Thailand  After 3.5 months of traveling just the two of us, in January we were finally able to see…

Photo of the Week – Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal
Dec 15

Photo of the Week – Annapurna Base Camp, Nepal
By Vicky

Photo of the Week – Jaisalmer Stone Carvings
Dec 8

Photo of the Week – Jaisalmer Stone Carvings
By Vicky