Pai – Sunsets, relaxation, and living in the now

Along our travels we have met a good amount of people who recommended Pai as a location that we could not miss. After hearing we had quit our jobs and were traveling the world many even suggested we would get stuck in the “Pai hole” as it is known. In fact, many of our fellow … Continue reading Pai – Sunsets, relaxation, and living in the now

Pakse – To loop or not to loop, that is the question

As we researched Pakse, more than anything, I wanted to hop onto a motorbike and do the famed Pakse loop. Ultimately, I decided that after my first attempt I should continue to leave the driving to Mandy, the wheel woman. She drives, I kill the bugs. Not everyone is cut out to be what they … Continue reading Pakse – To loop or not to loop, that is the question

Da Nang – Early Rising (again), Marble Mountains, and the Ba Na Hills

When we first got to Vietnam we fell into a pattern of early rising and early bedtimes. The longer we have been in Southeast Asia, the more we slipped back into similar sleeping habits as home; late nights and late rising. Plus, the beer is great; its hard ok?  We are trying to force ourselves … Continue reading Da Nang – Early Rising (again), Marble Mountains, and the Ba Na Hills

Nha Trang – Knowing when to say Yes and when to say No

One of the biggest struggles both Mandy and I share is the inability to say No to people. Our lives at home were one big constant stream of action. From late nights at work, to family get togethers', to squeezing in as much time as we could with friends, we were finding that we often … Continue reading Nha Trang – Knowing when to say Yes and when to say No