Travel: Thailand

10 Signs You’ve Been in Asia Too Long

by Jason

Asia can be quite the culture shock when you first arrive from the western world. Once you start getting accustomed and understanding the traditions, however, you’ll find Asia to be uniquely appealing and you will truly start to appreciate it. The following quiz, though, is for someone who may have found Asia a little too […]

License Plates From Around Asia

by Jason

One of the traditions I’ve tried to keep for each country I visit is to take a picture of the license plate. It has been interesting to compare something as common as a license plate throughout the various countries we’ve visted. In this picture post, I’ll share the different license plates we’ve come across throughout […]

Your Taxi Options – East Asia Style

by Jason

One of the more interesting things I’ve observed during our time on the road has been the differences between what constitutes a taxi in a particular country. Here in South Korea it’s unfortunately just a boring Hyundai 4-door sedan. Sure, the driver drives like a maniac, but that’s no different than the US. It’s not […]

Farewell $1 Pad Thai. You will be missed…

by Sharon

As I write this post I am crammed in a sardine can of a sleeper train on our way to Beijing.  Each open compartment has six beds- three on each side of the walls, with the highest bed nearly touching the ceiling.  The size of the beds are smaller than a twin mattress and are […]

Scuba 101

by Sharon

I never thought I’d say this, but Jason and I are officially PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Open Water scuba divers.  We took a three day training course on a rather large island in Thailand called Koh Chang and it was one of the most amazing things I have ever experienced. I’m just going […]