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The Awesome Adventures of Hannah and Emma

Trip: South East Asia

There are [8] stories from my trip: South East Asia


Sayonara/Sabaidee/Sawadikah/Selamat Jalan Asia! ... OR Close Encounters of the Malaysian Kind

INDONESIA | Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | Views [601]

Alas, this is it. I am currently in Kuta Bali waiting ever so patiently (read - NOT patiently) for my flight to Seoul, then NYC, then (28 hours later) Toronto. It seems like mere days ago that I was sitting back in the Tdot shaking with anticipation to ... Read more >


Kap Kum Kah Thailand!... OR Wins and Fails of the Andaman Coast

THAILAND | Wednesday, 9 Dec 2009 | Views [1011] | Comments [4]

It's official, after 7 awesome weeks we have finally left Thailand and this entry comes to you from an internet cafe in Singapore while we wait for a night bus to Cherating, Malaysia. We spent our last days in Thailand island hopping on the Andaman Coast.... Read more >


GAP Adventures Group Trip Week 2... OR Boats and Monsoons Do NOT Mix

THAILAND | Monday, 30 Nov 2009 | Views [753] | Comments [3]

Our second week of the groupie life started off with two eye-opening days in Bangkok. The first night we went with Ben, Dan and Lewis to a Ping Pong show. All I will say is that judging by the number of middle aged Thai and European couples in the ... Read more >


GAP Adventures Group Tour Week 1 ... OR Tesus Christ Superstar

THAILAND | Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | Views [803] | Comments [1]

In the days leading up to our much anticipated group trip, in all honestly, we were feeling a little nervous. Would we die on the trek due to our lack of physical fitness? Would the people be super lame? Would we be able to adapt from doing our ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, chang mai, cooking class, elephants, gap adventures, hill tribes, kao san road, trekking


Memories of Koh Samet ... OR We're Together - But Not Like That!

THAILAND | Saturday, 14 Nov 2009 | Views [694] | Comments [3]

I know you have all been waiting with bated breath for our next post, so fear not, we have not been abducted and sold into white slavery (win!). We are currently in the midst of our GAP Adventures group tour that has already spawned some ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, beach, island, koh samet, thailand


Loving (and Leaving) Laos... OR Tuk-Tuks, Tubing and Thai Visas

LAOS | Tuesday, 20 Oct 2009 | Views [807] | Comments [4]

Laos is the most chilled out, laid-back, relaxed place I have ever been. Seriously. It's like the Jamaica of the East (or so I assume, never having been to Jamaica). While it's taken Hannah a little while to get used to living on "Laos time"... Read more >

Tags: drinking, laos, mini-vans, tubing, vang viang, vientiane


See Ya Vietnam...OR "Photo You Buy!"

VIETNAM | Monday, 12 Oct 2009 | Views [718] | Comments [3]

In one of the easiest decisions we've ever made, we have decided to change our flight plans and head out to Laos a couple of days early. I don't mean to be too hard on poor Hanoi, but it just really isn't our scene. Ha Long Bay was pretty cool however ... Read more >

Tags: backpackers, ha long bay, hanoi, vietnam


You Think You Know But You Have No Idea... OR Getting Pinched By Old Ladies

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | Views [695] | Comments [2]

After a brief but fun 48 hour stop-over in S. Korea (where we went to a coffee shop and had our feet nibbled by fish - Weeds-style), we are finally in the 'Nam. Despite all of Hannah's extensive research (the woman takes OCD to a whole new "As ... Read more >

Tags: culture shock, hanoi, south korea, vietnam