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By A-Mar on November 15, 2014
Probably our most anticipated destination in the Vietnam journey, we spent 5 days in Hoi An in early September. Hoi An is a gorgeous, romantic town with incredible history. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and deservedly so with its charming old buildings dating back many centuries and even some hints of colonial French style. […]
By A-Mar on November 11, 2014
Today marks a year of adventures abroad, and I thought it would be a poignant time to compile a list of how life is a bit different than it was 365 days ago. I could write a full list of 365 lessons I’ve learned, but I’ve compressed to the abridged version of 11, in honor […]
By A-Mar on November 9, 2014
For many Americans, train travel is not a familiar experience, particularly overnight trains or long train journeys. When looking into destinations for our Vietnam trip, we heard from a couple of friends that trains were an easy, cheap and scenic way mode of transit; however, this was coupled with distasteful stories about the sanitation of […]