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 …

Blue Stool

The best way to describe what it’s like in Hanoi is to compare it to a science fiction world. It’s like the street level ghetto, the bottom level of the …

Good Morning Vietnam!

Our journey to Vietnam was long, but not too bad. We left Gdansk on Monday and took the train down to Warsaw where we spent 2 nights in the Old …

Extra Smak

Smak,┬áSmaki, o Smaku… it means taste or flavors in Polish and everything here has smak. Bags of chips have extra smak, our bottle of mouthwash has smaku, there is even …

Summer in Poland

We hadn’t planned on spending the whole summer in Poland, but here we are. We waited too long to book our next Airbnbs and have had to scramble around a …

Invading Poland

Our first night in Poland we were greeted by Krakow’s unofficial ambassador, Boxer McSpittle, but I’ll get to that in a minute. The rain showers let up just as we …

One Day in Budapest

We left Zagreb the same way we arrived, by bus. Not exactly how I pictured we would be traveling Europe, but it’s cheap & we haven’t had to deal with …

Traveling Light(ish)

The other day Howard was cooking some potatoes at our Airbnb here in Zagreb & he asked where’s the garlic powder. Then we both started laughing. I had bought a …