The Wonder of Oz

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.

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Don’t Forget Your Undies

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

Rough Start, Strong Finish in Bangkok

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