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I Haven't Been Everywhere But It's On My List I love to travel and experience the world but part of the fun for me is documenting those experiences through photography and writing. Follow along with me and enjoy the ride!

Trip: Asian Adventure 2015

There are [21] stories from my trip: Asian Adventure 2015


This Is It

THAILAND | Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | Views [211] | Comments [1]

This is it.  After 4 relaxing days on the beautiful beaches of Phuket, we flew back to Bangkok to begin our journey home.  After having to run to catch one of our flights, the rest of the almost 40-hour excursion was pretty smooth.  Nick ... Read more >


Chang Chang Chang Chang Chang!

THAILAND | Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | Views [163]

Hello again! I'm happy to report that after a whole day of rest, I was feeling much better and it was a good thing that I was because we were headed off to Chiang Mai the next day.  Chiang Mai is a city in Northern Thailand and originally we ... Read more >


It Was Bound to Happen at Somepoint

THAILAND | Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | Views [167]

We're finally in Thailand!  It is our last stop on our Asian Adventure. I can't believe I'll be back in the states in 10 days.     We got up early Friday morning and walked down to the bus station then got escorted to where ... Read more >


Photos: Thailand 2015

THAILAND | Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Photo Gallery

We spent 10 days in Thailand to wrap up our Asian Adventure and got to see Bangkok, ride elephants in Chiang Mai and play on the beaches of Phuket.
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This is Goodbye for Now, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | Views [279]

Hello again! We packed up after our last day at Angkor and went to bed early knowing we had to get to the boat launch to get to Battambang.  We woke up early on Wednesday morning and our ride to the boat launch arrived at 6:50am.  We ... Read more >


Angkor What?

CAMBODIA | Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | Views [270]

We are leaving Siem Reap today but I am so excited to tell you about our 4 days exploring the temples of Angkor. Angkor is a region in Cambodia that served as the seat of the Khmer Empire, which spanned from the 9th to the 15th centuries.  Over ... Read more >


The Faces of War: Part II

CAMBODIA | Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | Views [285]

Hello again! On Wednesday, we left pretty early and hopped on the bus to Cambodia!  We got picked up at our hotel and escorted to the bust station where we threw our bags in the cargo hold and hopped on a cool, air conditioned bus.  The ... Read more >


Photos: Cambodia 2015

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

We had 10 days in Cambodia starting in Phnom Penh and made our way to Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, and Battambang.
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The Faces of War: Part I

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | Views [299]

Hello from Ho Chi Minh City!   On Monday, we flew from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam.  When we made our travel plans, we figured Monday would be a dead day due to the traveling but our flight was early enough that we ... Read more >


I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

VIETNAM | Sunday, 26 Jul 2015 | Views [195]

Greetings!   We left Hanoi on Thursday but before we headed to the airport we went to the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum. Getting there was easy enough and we hopped out of the cab and got in the security line. There are many places (temples, churches, ... Read more >


We're On a Boat: Ha Long Bay

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | Views [178]

Ahoy there!   Yesterday we set sail for Ha Long Bay (after a 4 hr bus ride from Hanoi).  We left the hotel around 8am and got to Ha Long City just after noon.  We hopped on the dingy and puttered off to our cruise!  ... Read more >


Hot in Hanoi

VIETNAM | Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | Views [248]

Hello from Hanoi!     We flew in on Sunday afternoon and got to our hotel just before dinner time.  We walked down the street to the Dong Xuan Night Market.  It was even more extensive (but much less crowded) than the markets ... Read more >


Photos: Vietnam 2015

VIETNAM | Sunday, 19 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

We had 10 days in Vietnam and got to see Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City
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Hong Kong: Asia's World City

HONG KONG | Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | Views [234]

Cheerio!   We just finished our third day in Hong Kong and it has been amazing!  We took the train from Hangzhou to Shenzhen then took the metro across the boarder into Hong Kong.  There we went through Chinese immigration then Hong ... Read more >


Hangzhou Heat

CHINA | Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | Views [179]

Hello from Hangzhou! I've learned some more words! Ren min - people, la - spicy, ba - eight, feng - peak, mei you - there isn't any, lin - forrest, zhan - station (train station), hao le - it's good/it's enough (particularly useful at dinner) ... Read more >


On My Own in Beijing

CHINA | Saturday, 11 Jul 2015 | Views [195]

Hello again!  Get ready, cause this is a long one because Beijing was incredible!!! On Tuesday we headed out  at 7am  and started the tour at the Summer Palace.  The palace was built for the Empress Dowager Cixi (pronounced seesee) ... Read more >


Starting to Get the Hang of Things in Shanghai

CHINA | Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | Views [165]

Hey everyone!   After 6 days in China, I'm starting to get the hang of things.  I've learned a few more words too - ting (stop), tianda (sweet), shang (before/above), hai (sea), bao chur (tasty), lu (road), da (big)!   On Sunday, ... Read more >


Getting to Know the City

CHINA | Saturday, 4 Jul 2015 | Views [179]

Hi everyone! Day 3 in Shanghai is coming to a close and it has been pretty incredible.  I have learned a few words - lu (road), xiexie (thank you), nihao (hello), gampei (cheers), baba (dad) and am starting to recognize a few very simple characters.... Read more >


We Made it to Shanghai!

CHINA | Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | Views [198]

Hi all, We finally made it to Shanghai!!!!  Our flight to Istanbul was pretty uneventful and we were hoping we would be able to have enough time to go explore the city but because of visas, customs, travel, and other time constraints we decided ... Read more >


Photos: China 2015

CHINA | Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | Photo Gallery

I spent almost 3 weeks in China traveling to Shanghai, Beijing, Hangzhou and Hong Kong.
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And We're Off!

USA | Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | Views [93]

Jeanette and I are going on a 7 1/2 week trip of a lifetime. 4 countries, 14 cities, thousands of miles, 2 world travelers and 1 incredible adventure!  Follow along as we explore together! Shanghai > Beijing > Hangzhou > Hong Kong >... Read more >