coconut mekong delta

The Land of Coconuts: Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

As soon as we had the chance– we jumped on it, it was time for a weekend getaway! After the craziness of job hunting, apartment hunting, and shopping for motorbikes we wanted a weekend away from the chaos of motorbikes and Saigon. Rhys was itching for a motorbike trip on his ass-kicking, old school, 1988 … Continue reading

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wales_sunset

Photo Friday: Starlight Sunset

  After our trip through India and Nepal coming home to Wales and USA was exactly what we needed! This photo was taken on a cold day in Wales, Rhys and I went for a stroll along the coast to explore the remains of an old falling down castle just as the sun was dancing … Continue reading

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banana blossom salad

Saigon Cooking Class

What better way to acclimate yourself with a new culture than diving into its cuisine?! Vietnamese food is fresh, sweet, and full of flavor. Every meal is a treat and what’s even better, most meals here cost less than $2.oo! My neighbor from Korea (whom I love so much!) came to stay for a week, … Continue reading

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Indian Train

Travel in India: The Inconvenient Truth

Travel is awesome. It’s an experience, it’s an education. BUT!… it’s not always fun & games… particularly in India! There is no arguing that the subcontinent offers some of the world’s greatest sights & experiences, but India also throws up some difficult challenges that might have you questioning if it’s all worth it?! Culture shock may need to … Continue reading

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varanasi prayer

Photo Friday: A Rainbow of Prayer

The Ganges. One of the most intense experiences. Most rewarding. Eye Opening. Hundreds of people praying and chanting on the river’s banks, bathing in it, washing sin away from the deceased with its holy waters. Cows, dogs, children, men, women… everyone coming together at the river for every reason imaginable. This group of women really … Continue reading

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