The Roving Blog

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The Long Road Home

The day eventually came when we decided to go back to the United States. We had been planning to go to back to Greece first, Athens, or maybe¬†Thessaloniki, this time. …

Romanian Castle Tour

Our time in Romania was coming to an end and there were a few things we really wanted to see before we leave. We originally planned to rent a car …

Winter in Romania

It snowed off and on first week we were in Bucharest. Once the snow finally melted we had an ice storm. This basically trapped me in the apartment. I tried …

To Bucharest by Bus

It’s just under 400 km (250 miles) from Sofia, Bulgaria to Bucharest, Romania. According to Google Maps you can walk there in 74 hours, but with crutches and all our …

Holiday in Bulgaria

We spent several holidays here in Sofia, starting with our 20th Anniversary! That’s right, as of December 12,¬† Howard and I have been together for 20 years. We celebrated with …

Back to the Balkans

The trip back to Europe from Vietnam was long and uncomfortable. The worst travel day we’ve had since we started this adventure last year. It started out Wednesday morning. We …

Change of Plans

We are coming up on four months here in Vietnam. There are two more months left on our visa and we were planning to go south to Da Nang, then …

Lan Ha Bay Cruise

We were on a boat! A ship really, a really nice cruise ship. Touring Ha Long Bay was top on our list while in Vietnam and it was well worth …

Movin’ On Up

From the busy market streets of Old Hanoi to the 23rd floor of a brand new luxury high rise in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam, we literally have moved up! [Before …

Autumn in Hanoi

Monsoon season ended with a cold front that rolled through and left us with cooler, sunny weather. Well, the high is still 30 C (86 F) everyday, but it’s not …