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Our Visit to Choeung Ek, One of Cambodia’s Killing Fields

**This is a graphic article. It contains explicit information about the crimes against humanity that occurred under the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia from 1975 – 1979. There is nothing fun about this but it is so incredibly important. I…

What "Four?" Bangkok

What “Four?” Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is a city of excess. The negatives are too many cars, too many people, and too much activity. The positives are too much good food, too many places to see, and too much to do. This leads travelers…

What "Four?" Pai, Thailand

What “Four?” Pai, Thailand

While we won’t describe Pai as a “must-visit” stop on a tour of northern Thailand, it has many attractive attributes. The delicious (though often not Thai) food, gorgeous scenery, and relaxing vibe make it a worthwhile visit for those…

White House

Finding my Voice

On most days, this is going to be a site where you can learn about the people, places, and experiences we have had on this RTW trip of ours. But not today. We cannot ignore what is going on…

Roti: Thailand’s Answer to my Sweet Tooth

I have a wicked sweet tooth. My meal isn’t finished until I have something sweet. Typically chocolate. Yet, I am not really picky. Ice cream, cake, cookies, they all work. Coming to Asia, I knew from prior experience that…

Fremantle: The Apple of our Eye

Ben and I fell in love recently. The object of our affection? Fremantle, Western Australia, or Freo to the locals. It was the kind of love that can only be described by the frustratingly accurate non-descriptive description of “when…

Bread in Common: A Fremantle Restaurant You Can’t Miss

To say we were famished would be an understatement. Sure, we’d eaten throughout the course of our 6,000 km road trip across Australia, but none of the meals we shared rose to any level of enjoyment beyond sustenance and for a…

Woods Beside Waipu Caves

Our Favorite Māori Myths and Legends

One of the most fascinating aspects of travel for us is learning about different cultures, and in New Zealand, the influence of the Māori can be seen far and wide. The Māori are the indigenous people of New Zealand. They…

Tattooed by a Monk: My Sak Yant Tattoo

The smoky fragrance of incense, opening up to a complete stranger about my passions, fears, and desires, and being able to share it all with Sarah will leave as indelible a mark on my memory as it has on…