Asia

Vietnam is a country that often evokes strong opinions from travelers. Some love it. Some absolutely hate it. Me? I definitely fall into the…
This is a post in my new “Awesome Photos” series. Also check out 22 Awesome Photos of Italy and 23 Awesome Photos of the United Kingdom!…
Noodles for breakfast, sailing pirate ships at lunch and putting out fires for dinner. What kid would not want to spend their holidays in Southeast Asia? For Australians, a visit to Southeast Asia is convenient. The region is close, the exchange rate Read more >
At some point, every traveler needs a break. A break from hostel dorm rooms. A break from the heat. A break from travel partners….
I giggled as I Skyped with Elliot from my hotel room in Ao Nang. “Yes, that’s how it’s pronounced!” I exclaimed through my giggles….
Designating something as the “most” or “best” is always tricky. I mean, I haven’t BEEN everywhere or SEEN everything, so how can I confirm…
Before heading to Thailand’s Andaman coast, I had to make a decision: islands, or mainland? It wasn’t an easy choice to make, however. Partially because…
I knew I wanted to spend some time in Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai, the laid-back, moat-enclosed, expat-filled largest city in northern Thailand. After hearing so…
This post was written after a volunteering trip made in February 2014, but information on volunteering is kept as up-to-date as possible! You may…
I want to tell you the story of an elephant named Jokia. Like many “domesticated” elephants in Asia, Jokia hasn’t had the easiest of…

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Using Pre-paid Travel Money Cards

My brother first told me about prepaid travel money cards a couple of years ago. He and his wife used a cash passport for their year long trip through South America and raved about how easy and convenient it was. Read more >