Jodphur & Jaisalmer, India

Hi everyone!  So we are currently in the middle of the Himalayas.  As I mentioned before, I was working on a few India posts in advance to schedule for when we are disconnected from the world.  I’ve asked Hoch to help me write today’s scheduled post.  Per usual, warning; profane language ahead. 😉 The first thing in Jodhpur you see upon approach is the famous … Continue reading Jodphur & Jaisalmer, India

Journey to India

Hi everyone!  Hope you’re having an awesome Labor Day weekend!  I’ve got a special treat for you today.  A guest post by the Hoch….warning profane language ahead and please don’t make too much fun of me. We wrapped up our time in Inle by sending out the remainder of postcards, revisiting some of our favorite restaurants, and relaxing at the guesthouse until a tuk-tuk picked … Continue reading Journey to India

24 Hour Sleeper Bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi

Since eastern Laos has very little to offer, there are two popular backpacking routes from Luang Prabang: go south to Vang Vieng to get catatonic from alcohol and magic mushrooms then continue onto the capital, Vientiane, or; simply head to Hanoi and continue the SE Asia loop. Kimberly and I chose on the latter without much discussion. The decision to whether to fly or to take … Continue reading 24 Hour Sleeper Bus from Luang Prabang to Hanoi

Laos: The Gibbon Experience

When Kimberly first mentioned the Gibbon Experience ( as we were researching Laos, I was a bit wary because the cost – at about $100 per person per day – was uncharacteristically steep for the region and completely unplanned for in our initial budget. However, a visit to their website as well as universally glowing reviews on TripAdvisor quickly turned me around as it was clear that … Continue reading Laos: The Gibbon Experience