Most of our October was spent exploring the east coast of Australia. While the entire month was spent in and around Sydney and Melbourne, our time could be split into three main categories due to the various ways we were able to experience the country. For us, this meant doing a little work as farmhands, exploring the outdoors and getting to live the city life. While each of them left us with very different memories, they all contributed to another great experience in a new country.
After nine months of travel, it finally happened to us. We were beginning to think that without Sofi to provide endless airport adventures, we were destined to have pain-free travel for the remainder of our trip. But alas, there we were at the baggage claim in Manila, Philippines, without our luggage. Our bags had been left in Vietnam and we had taken the very last flight coming from Ho Chi Minh to Manila. Just perfect, right? Continue reading
A little over a week ago, we arrived in Bangkok with a bit of unfortunate timing. Within an hour of our arrival, a bomb went off at the Erawan Shine in central Bangkok. When traveling to distant places around the globe, there’s always a chance of encountering dangerous or unfortunate circumstances. We knew this going into the trip but never really expected something like this to happen so close to where we were traveling. Unsure of what to do next, we decided to lay low for a bit, following the news and Continue reading
Chiang Mai has been one of our favorite stops along the journey thus far. The food is delicious and inexpensive, the people are friendly, there are temples at every turn, and it’s a beautifully colorful place! But more than that, Continue reading
Samart: “Make sure your swimmers are out of your bags.”
Adam and Karen: “What did he say? Swimmers? Are we going swimming?”
Samart: “Tubing. Tubing.”
This conversation is without a doubt one of the most unexpected moments we’ve had thus far in Thailand. One of our goals for this journey was Continue reading