Milford Sound, New Zealand.

JUCY MILFORD SOUND CRUISE TOUR

If you could only pick one place to go in New Zealand, where would it be? For us, we chose to go to the quaint mountain town of Queenstown on the South Island that is also known as the "adventure capital" of...
Sydney, Australia, at night

A LAYOVER IN SYDNEY

Crossing the ocean from Southeast Asia to South America seemed like the perfect excuse for us to make a quick stop in Australia on the way. We created a three-day stopover in Sydney, Australia, before our next...
The Sydney Opera House, Australia.

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND PHOTO GALLERY

Our stops in Australia and New Zealand were no more than glorified layovers with just three days in Sydney and six in Queenstown. But we still managed to thoroughly enjoy ourselves and are already dreaming of...
Bungi Backpackers Hostel in Queenstown
3.9

BUNGI BACKPACKERS HOSTEL IN QUEENSTOWN

The closest thing we got to bungy jumping while in the "adventure capital" of New Zealand was staying at the Bungi Backpackers Hostel. The hostel provided a nice stay for us as we explored downtown and took a...
Jolly Swagman Backpackers in Sydney
4.0

JOLLY SWAGMAN BACKPACKERS HOSTEL IN SYDNEY

Our visit to Australia was more of a long layover in Sydney so we looked for a hostel that was close to downtown for us to easily visit in a short amount of time. Jolly Swagman Backpackers looked like a fun...
Sports 1 Hotel in Hue
4.7

SPORTS 1 HOTEL IN HUE

We chose to stay in Sports 1 Hotel in Hue, Vietnam, mainly because of it's cool name. The hotel itself has nothing to do with sports, but still provided a lovely, relaxing stay that we were looking for at the...
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...
Britnee with her dad

RECONNECTING WITH MY DAD

Monkey brain, it's what we’ll be eating for dinner, my dad signed to me on one of my first nights with him in Vietnam. It’s the Vietnamese way, he added. Really?! I asked, my sign language unnecessary...
Phuong Hoa Nha Trang Hotel
4.9

PHUONG HOA HOTEL IN NHA TRANG

After spending a sleepless night at an old, noisy budget hotel in Nha Trang, Vietnam, we packed our bags to look for a better place on foot. Just a few doors down we were pleasantly surprised to find Phuong...
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...
Britnee with family in Vietnam

WHO AM I?

“Where are you from?” a Thai man asked me as we were prepared to cross the border into Cambodia. “I’m American,” I replied thinking nothing of it. He proceeded to laugh as he examined me a little...