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The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India: Our Introduction to the Sikh Faith

Equality. It’s the word that came up repeatedly yesterday during our tour of the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India; the holiest place on earth for the 28 million people of the Sikh faith. Up until yesterday we were wholly ignorant about this religion, which is young (founded in 1469) compared to the other major religions such as Hinduism (founded in 15th century BC), Judaism (founded in 9th century BC), Buddhism (founded in 6th century BC), Christianity (founded in 1st century AD), and Islam (founded in 7th century AD).  Continue Reading

22 Reasons We Love Southeast Asia

I spent a majority of my teenage summers at my family’s cabin in Northern Minnesota. On our drive, a transformation would start just north of Brainerd, Minnesota. We would roll our windows down to smell the pine trees and…

Off the Tourist Trail in Cambodia: Kampong Chhnang

In well-traveled parts of the world, getting off the tourist track is both an alluring proposition and an incredible challenge. Many places remain off of tour itineraries and out of guide books precisely because of the difficulties in either…

Our beautiful junk the "Red Dragon"

Absolutely “Tick”led by Halong Bay, Vietnam

“This must be what it feels like to be a tick,” grinned my dad from the deck of our boat. “Engorged and going for a ride.” We were on the Red Dragon, the junk (boat), which would be our home…

That One Time We Fell Off Horses in Mongolia

It started with a giraffe-necked horse. Somewhere in the middle there was flying poo. And, it ended with both of us on the ground, still sore a few weeks later. The story of our horseback ride in Mongolia didn’t…