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Trip: Asian Adventure

There are [8] stories from my trip: Asian Adventure


Fishing Villages in Lan Ha Bay

VIETNAM | Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 | Views [389] | Comments [1]

What is the most different type of lifestyle you can imagine? I'm guessing that many people reading this post have a home in a city, either go to school or to work from 9 to 5, and buy their food in a grocery store. I know that until January 2018, I ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, fishing village, ha long bay, kayaking, travel, vietnam


Tales from a Sleeper Bus

VIETNAM | Saturday, 3 Feb 2018 | Views [335]

 Riding the bus across Vietnam, there's a strange pattern, an ebb and flow. In my opinion, for travel to be worthwhile there needs to be enough time in a place to settle in, get to know the lay of the land, and have a couple of nights to get the ... Read more >

Tags: bus, cross country, on the road, sleeper bus, vietnam


Photos: Vietnam

VIETNAM | Monday, 29 Jan 2018 | Photo Gallery


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Travel by Motorbike in Vietnam

VIETNAM | Monday, 29 Jan 2018 | Views [480]

I thought I was going to die today. Careening down the steep mountainside on the back of our rickety rented hostel motorbike, whipping around curve after curve of thin roadway hugging the cliffs, facing multiple moments of certain head-on destruction ... Read more >

Tags: da lat, motorbike, on the road, vietnam


Sushi, Craft Beer and Hungover Hikes

CANADA | Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 | Views [489]

Our first week away from home was an easy introduction to the backpacking year. We had friends and family put us up, take us out, and show us an incredible Canadian West Coast experience! Vancouver has a great bus system. We were able to travel ... Read more >

Tags: brewery tour, buntzen lake, craft beer, hiking, port moody, sous-vide, sushi, vancouver


Photos: Vancouver: biking, hiking, breweries and sushi

CANADA | Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 | Photo Gallery

A week in Vancouver and Port Moody spent with incredible hosts, eating, drinking and having a great west coast experience.
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Tags: general public sushi lodge, granville island, miku vancouver, stanley park, vancouver


The Beginning, or "WHAT are you doing?!"

CANADA | Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 | Views [1123] | Comments [4]

Here I am, sitting in a Starbucks on Granville Street in Vancouver, trying to spend the last couple of dollars on Sterling's Starbucks card. I'm staring at a blank computer screen, getting up the courage to write my first blog. I'm a perfectionist, and ... Read more >

Tags: coffee shop, gap year, vancouver


Photos: Profile Photo

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 26 Dec 2017 | Photo Gallery


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