City Guides, Food, Landmarks, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Vietnam

City Guide: Saigon, Vietnam

Saigon, or it's current name, Ho Chi Minh City, is a city worth visiting in Vietnam. This sprawling city is much larger than I anticipated, with over 10 million residents. This explains some of the ridiculous traffic we encountered! This ancient city is historically known as Saigon, but after the reunification of the city in… Continue reading City Guide: Saigon, Vietnam

Landmarks, Life in Asia, Photos & Video, Vietnam

Saigon Walking

β€œTo my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson Waking up in a new city or a new country rarely… Continue reading Saigon Walking

Landmarks, Photos & Video, Thailand

Temple Touring Thailand

Thailand is a country of deep spirituality, where the saying is "To be Thai is to be Buddhist". It's as common to see ornate golden temples on street corners here as it is to see mega-churches in America. So, as we began some tourism in Chiang Mai, we hit some great temple sites [Wat Buppharam… Continue reading Temple Touring Thailand

China, Landmarks

Gorgeous Guilin

If I discovered paradise in China, it'd be in Guilin. This mountainous wonderland should be experienced by anyone who travels to China. The peaked mountains, the lush greenery, the cozy cafes, the obvious souvenir tourist traps, it's just great. We spent just 3 days in Guilin, specifically Yongshua, which is the most touristy part of… Continue reading Gorgeous Guilin