Kuhl Liberator Convertible Pants
4.8KUHL LIBERATOR PANTS

GEAR REVIEW: KUHL LIBERATOR CONVERTIBLE PANTS

Q: You need convertible trousers but don't want to look like too much a backpacker when walking the city streets, what do you do? A: Buy the Kuhl Liberator Convertible pants. Kühl calls it...
Vietnam, travel, travel photography, Canon 5D Mark III, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Halong Bay Tour,

VISIT HALONG BAY

You might have your entire vacation to Vietnam planned out — hotels, transport, tours, etc. — but before you throw that hard-earned money at a tour to Halong Bay take some time to read these...
Vietnam, travel, Asia, Danang, Hoi An, Marble Mountain,

VIETNAM PHOTO GALLERY: PART 2

We ended our Vietnam road trip with a nice rest on the beach in Nha Trang before continuing by train to Danang and the beautiful town of Hoi An. There we parted ways with Britnee's father, Thuc, and his...
Vietnam, travel, Asia, Mui Ne

VIETNAM PHOTO GALLERY: PART 1

Part of our time in Vietnam we spent road tripping from Biên Hua — near Ho Chi Minh in the south — up to Hội An with Britnee's father and his girlfriend. Along the way we stopped in the beach/fishing...
Vinh Hung Library Hotel in Hoi An, Vietnam
4.6

VINH HUNG LIBRARY HOTEL IN HOI AN

A one-night stay is not enough at the Vinh Hung Library Hotel in Hoi An, Vietnam. This hotel was one of the prettiest hotels we've stayed and had the best free breakfast we've had on this trip. We could only...
Food, Vietnamese Food, Vietnamese, Vietnam, travel, travel in Vietnam, what to eat in Vietnam

YOU LIKE VIETNAMESE FOOD? THAT DEPENDS…

If you’d asked me three weeks ago whether I liked Vietnamese food, my answer would have been an emphatic "YES!" However, after a few weeks living and road tripping with extended family in Southern Vietnam,...
Eagle Creek Pack-it Cubes, Gear review, packing list, travel
4.8

GEAR REVIEW: EAGLE CREEK PACK-IT CUBES

The more round-the-world packing lists I read while making my own, the more I realized I might actually need some help organizing my backpack. Therefore, I ended up with a Eagle Creek Pack-It Cube Set for...
PrAna Stretch Zion Short, gear review, travel, packing list, best shorts for travel,
5.0

GEAR REVIEW: PRANA STRETCH ZION SHORTS

When packing for our trip, I was as picky with shorts as I was with my footwear. I only wanted to pack two actual pairs of shorts: the first pair casual and comfortable, the second would be light running...
Toul Sleng, Phnom Penh, Angkor,  Cambodia, travel, SE Asia, South East Asia, Temple, Ruins, Khmer, Tomb Raider Temple, Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm, Bayon, The Killing Fields, The Killing Field at Choeung Ek, Siem Reap

CAMBODIA PHOTO GALLERY

On our first visit to Cambodia, we followed the well-worn tourist track starting from the temples of Angkor outside Siem Reap. Making the most of a seven-day pass, we rode tuk tuks and bicycles and wandered...
Cambodia, Cambodian Genocide, Khmer Rouge, Toul Sleng, Pol Pot, Travel, Genocide, The Killing Fields, Choeung Ek, S-21,

CAMBODIA’S NIGHTMARE: THE KILLING FIELDS

Upon reaching the end of a heartbreaking tour at the Killing Field of Choeung Ek, visitors are left with a final thought: Genocide has happened in many places — America, Armenia, Poland, Darfur, the USSR......
Angkor, Cambodia, travel, SE Asia, South East Asia, Temple, Ruins, Khmer, Tomb Raider Temple, Angkor Wat

CAMBODIA’S CROWN JEWEL: ANGKOR WAT

One of the most life-altering events in my life was a visit to a Steve McCurry photo exhibit while I was working as a jet mechanic in San Diego. Among his photographs were a number of beautiful scenes from the...
Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand

THAILAND PHOTO GALLERY

By the time we left Thailand, we couldn't believe that two whole months had passed. The first month we spent relaxing and exploring a number of beaches and islands between Phuket and Krabi. The second month we...
Sea to Summit XBowl
4.5

GEAR REVIEW: SEA TO SUMMIT X-BOWL

This was one of the last items we picked up before leaving — the Sea to Summit X-Bowl. It was almost an afterthought, a head-slapping "duh" moment when we realized how helpful it would be to carry our own...