Asia Archive

Give Me More

Location: Bangkok, Thailand Introduction: Our first trip to Bangkok was a short one as we were, quite frankly, intimidated by the city based on what we had read about it. However, we liked what we saw and just had to come back for more. Heightened security was apparent following the recent bombing. Our daypacks were checked

Why Would You Go There?

Location: Hanoi & Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Introduction: We have found that travel to Southeast Asia can take us far from our comfort zones and yet, that’s one of the things that makes it so appealing. When people would ask us where we were going for vacation this year and we replied Vietnam. It was not

Top 10 of 2013

Introduction: Each year we put together a list of our Top 10 Experiences from the year and disclose them to each other on New Year’s Day. This year, we subsequently worked together to merge our lists and share them here with you.     10) Taj Mahal, India India provides a unique experience that is not

Singapore Swing Video

Introduction: We hope you enjoy our fun travels around Singapore and Bali. Singapore was a welcome site and very comfortable for us Westerners. 

From Bali Whoa to Bali High

Location: Bali, Indonesia Introduction: We finished our Asian tour in Bali because we’d often heard it mentioned as paradise on earth. Our first impression however was: Whoa, Really? We chose to start out in Ubud (home to Eat, Pray Love), about an hour’s drive inland from the airport.  Ubud is known as the cultural center

Love at First Bite

Location: Singapore Introduction: We’ve been looking forward to visiting Singapore for some time and arrived here with high expectations. We were not disappointed. Among other things, Singapore is known for its food and it lived up to its reputation. Our first taste of food was in our Hotel’s Club Lounge where we’d been comp’d access

Taste of India Video

Introduction: In case you’re thinking about visiting India, you might want to check out our video first. It’s unlike anywhere else in the world.

Brave Rewards

Introduction: This is my (Elizabeth) first blog post, as Rich has been doing the writing so far and I have been in charge of the web design.  I’ve taken the lead for this post as it is my first time to India, whereas, Rich has been there multiple times.  Despite having travelled around Asia for

Life of Spice Video

Introduction: You saw the trailer…now it’s time for the full video of our “Magical Mystery tour” around Thailand and Cambodia.  

The Wild West

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia Introduction: We came to Cambodia for the sole purpose of seeing Angkor Wat and it was worth the trip. If you haven’t heard of Angkor Wat, it’s one of those bucket list kind of places. The temples date back as far as the tenth century and they’re massive. The elements have