I often get the question: How do you travel for so long between jobs? When I begin to answer, I realize that it’s not so cut and dried. There are at least 10 ideas that want to jump out of my mouth simultaneously.
Ways and places to travel more frugally.
Once in a while I get the question: What’s your favorite country? My answer has typically been: ‘the exact place I was in, or the last new country I had drifted to’. Sheer newness elevates optimism. Fresh surroundings breed content and enhanced excitement.
The wide sidewalks, yet long blocks make Danang a pleasant alternative to Hanoi’s cluttered streets and practically endless buzzing traffic. Hanoi’s Old Quarter thrives in organized chaos while Danang seems to prosper without this potentially-perceived pandemonium. Danang has a wide, luxuriously-long, soft-sandy beach.
Buying and haggling for things in most Asian and other developing countries can be a different experience compared to in Europe and North America. Away from shopping malls, stores, and street food stalls, getting used to haggling in the developing world is something
Visiting the Khon Kaen National Museum in central Isaan, Thailand, implements an interesting look into yesteryear. Archaeology museums give a glimpse into the past by way of teleportation or time travel. Why not engage the mind in a museum? That was my impromptu
The ruins and grounds of Vat Phu, in Champasak, Laos, are a uniquely aesthetic and ancient Khmer Hindu site. Like many vintage earth spaces, strolling around and absorbing the open-air energy and its ancestral remnants, typically provides for great pondering. If you’ve been
It was day 30 of 30 of my Lao stamp validity. The wonderful woman at the In Touch Guesthouse in Vientiane had said that she could get me a door-to-door drop off from the guesthouse all the way to the customs office in