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Trip: Southeast Asia

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Location 55, 56, 57, 58: Hong Kong, Macao - China & Andaman Sea, Phuket - Thailand

HONG KONG | Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 | Views [310]

Hong Kong, Macao- China & Andaman Sea charter, & Phuket - Thailand The last two weeks of this incredible journey were a bit different than any of the traveling prior to this.  I flew from Bangkok to Hong Kong for a quick four day ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, sailing, skyline, sunrise


Location 51, 52, 53, 54: Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh, Da Lat, & Mui Ne, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 23 Aug 2016 | Views [289]

Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh, Da Lat & Mui Ne - Vietnam: We left Dong Hoi, in the early morning,to catch a quick flight to Hoi An (arrived in Da Nang airport, then got picked up and taken to Hoi An).  Once we made it to the guesthouse in Hoi An ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, canyoning, waterfalls


Location 47, 48, 49, 50: Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay & Dong Hoi, Vietnam

VIETNAM | Friday, 12 Aug 2016 | Views [327]

Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay & Dong Hoi - Vietnam: The first few cities in Vietnam were filled with a lot of moving around the northern part of the country.  My friends Zubin and Victoria joined me in Hanoi, so it was a welcome change to the ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, trekking, vietnam


Location 45 & 46: Luang Prabang & Vientiane, Laos

LAOS | Monday, 1 Aug 2016 | Views [367]

Luang Prabang & Vientiane - Laos Vang Vieng was a very eventful few days, so leaving it was definitely a welcomed change.  I booked a ticket for a minivan to take me north to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Luang Prabang, where I would ... Read more >

Tags: laos, waterfalls


Location 41, 42, 43, & 44: Don Det/Khone, Pakse, Bolaven Loop & Vang Vieng, Laos

LAOS | Tuesday, 26 Jul 2016 | Views [326]

Don Det/Khone, Pakse, Bolaven Loop, & Vang Vieng - Laos After one night in Kratie to see the dolphins it was time to cross the border and head to Laos.  I had read multiple forums and online websites addressing some issues that arise ... Read more >


Location 38, 39, 40: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Kratie, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Monday, 18 Jul 2016 | Views [345]

Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Kratie - Cambodia I arrived in Phnom Penh from Kampot and immediately hired a tuk tuk to take me to the Killing Fields and Genocidal Museum of Cambodia.  The entire experience was extremely eye opening and very ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia, killing fields, temples


Location 34, 35, 36, 37: Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Sanloem, Otres Beach & Kampot, Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 9 Jul 2016 | Views [398]

Sihanoukville, Koh Rong Sanloem, Otres Beach & Kampot - Cambodia I flew into Cambodia after a couple nights in Bangkok, where I was able to re-up on toiletries and download the finale of Game of Thrones (Myanmar had shotty internet).  ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, sunsets


Location 31, 32, 33: Inle Lake, Hsipaw & Mandalay, Myanmar

MYANMAR | Wednesday, 29 Jun 2016 | Views [364]

Inle Lake, Hsipaw & Mandalay - Myanmar Once I had sufficiently seen all of Bagan it was time to move on, so myself and a couple friends I met there decided to grab an 8 hour bus from Bagan to Inle Lake.  Inle Lake is located in the village ... Read more >

Tags: sunsets, temples, villages


Location 28, 29, 30: Yangon, Taungoo, & Bagan, Myanmar

MYANMAR | Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016 | Views [372]

Yangon, Taungoo & Bagan - Myanmar I took a 6am flight out of Kuala Lumpur and flew directly to Yangon., Myanmar.  Myanmar was the first country, on this trip, that requires some pre-arrival legwork.  In order to enter Burma you must ... Read more >

Tags: sunrises, sunsets, temples


Location 24, 25, 26, 27: Singapore; Puerto Galera, Manila & Cebu, Philippines

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 15 Jun 2016 | Views [364]

Singapore; Puerto Galera, Manila & Cebu - Philippines Once I left Indonesia, after close to a month of visiting,  it was nice to spend a few days in Singapore.  Singapore lives up to its reputation of being a very clean and manicured ... Read more >

Tags: philippines, scuba, singapore, whale sharks


Location 19, 20, 21, 22, 23: Moyo Island, Satonda Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach & Komodo, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thursday, 9 Jun 2016 | Views [431]

Moyo Island, Satonda Island, Gili Laba, Pink Beach & Komodo, Indonesia:   After 4 nights on Lombok, a few friends and myself ended up booking spots on a 3 night/4 day cruise from Lombok to Flores (another large island in Indonesia).... Read more >

Tags: beaches, komodo, sailing, snorkeling, sunrises, sunsets, trekking


Location 16, 17, 18: Wakatobi, Gili Islands & Lombok, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thursday, 2 Jun 2016 | Views [518] | Comments [1]

Wakatobi, Gili Islands & Lombok, Indonesia The last couple weeks have been a compilation of jumping from one island to the next by every means of transport possible.  I initially heard about Wakatobi from the dive school where I got certified, ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, indonesia


Location 13,14,15: Kuta, Seminyak & Ubud-Bali, Indonesia

INDONESIA | Thursday, 19 May 2016 | Views [330]

Bali- Indonesia When people hear the county name Bali they immediately have an idea of what it may be like.  Bali often gets depicted in a way that alludes to beautiful beaches, lush vegetation and a "zen"-like atmosphere.  After spending ... Read more >

Tags: bali, beaches, trekking


Location 11,12: Kuala Lumpur & Penang, Malaysia

MALAYSIA | Friday, 13 May 2016 | Views [407]

Kuala Lumpur & Penang - Malaysia Humidity showed itself in a whole new way when I arrived into Kuala Lumpur.  My flight from Phuket got me into KL around midnight and then it was a train and a taxi ride to my hostel.  I was completely ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, malaysia, trekking


Location 9,10: Phuket & Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

THAILAND | Saturday, 30 Apr 2016 | Views [370]

Phuket & Koh Phi Phi-Thailand We found the Americans!  Up until we arrived in Phuket, we had met maybe 4 Americans…the only non-Thai citizens we encountered were citizens from Asia, Europe, South America, and our neighbors to the ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, thailand


Location 7,8: Koh Tao & Koh Samui, Thailand

THAILAND | Thursday, 21 Apr 2016 | Views [300]

Koh Tao & Koh Samui- Thailand In January I was certified for open water scuba diving and after hearing from multiple people I knew I needed to make my way to Koh Tao.  Koh Tao (located in the Gulf of Thailand) is known for its diving ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, scuba, thailand


Location 4,5,6: Krabi, Railay, & Koh Lanta, Thailand

THAILAND | Monday, 11 Apr 2016 | Views [313]

Krabi, Railay, Koh Lanta Thailand- Leaving Pai we knew that we wanted to get down to the islands of southern Thailand.  We had crossed paths with many travelers, who had just come from the south, and they really sold us on the need to make our ... Read more >

Tags: beach, thailand


Location 3: Pai, Thailand

THAILAND | Saturday, 9 Apr 2016 | Views [341]

Pai, Thailand- Do you remember the game where you could drop a quarter into the circular base and it would spin around and around?  To put it lightly, that spinning motion would have been a vacation in comparison to the ride from Chiang Mai to ... Read more >

Tags: jungle, pai, thailand


Location 2: Chiang Mai, Thailand

THAILAND | Tuesday, 5 Apr 2016 | Views [434]

Chiang Mai, Thailand We left Bangkok by overnight train to Chiang Mai- a city in the northern part of Thailand, that hosts a far cleaner and tranquil atmosphere.  The train ride was definitely an adventure for various reasons, but I am really ... Read more >

Tags: chiang mai, elephant park, thailand


Location 1: Bangkok, Thailand

THAILAND | Sunday, 3 Apr 2016 | Views [437]

Location 1: Bangkok, Thailand "Finally" was the only thought when we touched down at Suvarnabhumi airport in Bangkok.  It was a long haul, but felt great to actually step out of the double wide doors into destination #1, with many more to ... Read more >

Tags: bangkok, thailand


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