Asia

Georgian Cuisine

The Best of Georgian Cuisine

Knowing just three things about the former Republic of Georgia will explain all you need to know about why it is gaining momentum as an up and coming foodie destination. The first notable reason is its location. Georgia sits directly in the intersection of Europe and Asia. If you have traveled in Asia but found […]
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David Gareja Monastery

Visiting David Gareja – Best Day Trip from Tbilisi, Georgia

David Gareja is a cave monastery near Tbilisi, Georgia. We visited similar sites during a trip to Cappadocia, Turkey, and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see this one. Particularly since it was so close, and that there is now a shuttle bus that travels there every day. According to their website, the bus leaves […]
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Georgian Cheese and Egg Bread Ajarian Khachapuri

Ajarian Khachapuri – Georgian Cheese and Egg Bread

New visitors to the Country of Georgia will quickly discover that the people of this region have a vast love of bread and cheese. Restaurant menus are loaded with several kinds of fresh baked bread, with he most popular stuffed with cheese. We sampled all kinds during our visit to the Caucasus country, and found […]
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Taste Georgia

Cheese Bread and Dumplings! Making Khachapuri and Khinkali in Tbilisi

If you have never heard of Georgia, formally known as the Republic of Georgia, you aren’t alone. Similarly, if you have no idea where it is, and why you should be interested in the food in this place, then you are in for a treat. Lesser discovered places are some of the best to visit. […]
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bandung-indonesia

Things to do in Bandung Indonesia

Cover photo by Ana Espino If you’ve never heard of Bandung, Indonesia, you have been missing out. With its volcanoes, hot springs, stunning natural beauty, and bargain shopping, Bandung has lots to offer every visitor. Here are a list of top things to do in Bandung that might just get you packing your bags. A […]
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Riding Elephants

Should You Ride Elephants in Thailand? It’s Complicated

In our last trip to Thailand, it didn’t take long to see advertisements for every sort of “elephant experience” – washing, bathing with, feeding, riding, and trekking with elephants. “Ride the Elephants!” “The Elephant Experience!” “Up Close with Elephants!” We saw baby elephants frolicking on the beaches under the watchful eye of a trainer. Elephants lined up […]
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Living the Good Life at The Chiang Mai Riverside Hotel

One of the things about life on the road is that we are constantly orienting yourself to our new, temporary home. This isn’t a bad thing, it can just be a challenge at times. We’ll often spend some frustrating minutes in a new place figuring out how to get hot water in the shower, determining […]
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Our Favorite Thai Islands

The islands of Thailand have got to be some of our favorite places in the world. Sure, Thailand has so much: the frenetic chaos of Bangkok, and serenity of the northern hill regions, and of course, the incredible food. But the islands (or Koh’s, in Thai) are special. There are options for every type of traveler, […]
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Malaysian Cuisine

The Best Malaysian Food in Penang

Before heading to Malaysia we were well aware that it was known as having some of the most exotic and flavorful food – anywhere. This is particularly true of the food in Georgetown on the Island of Penang. So, I’ll go so far as to admit that it was one of the reasons that we […]
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Penang Street Art

Georgetown Penang Street Art

One of our favorite things to do when exploring a new city is finding street art. The art can range from the whimsical to the political or angry – in any case, it tells a part of the story of a new destination. One reason that we decided to spend some time in Georgetown on the Island of […]
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on February 26, 2016