A Budget Travelers Survival Guide to Myanmar


Traveling long-term it makes little sense to carry multiple guidebooks, they’re just too heavy (not to mention pricey). So when we flipped through the pages of a two year-old Lonely Planet Myanmar (2014 version) left at our guesthouse, we felt as if we were reading about a completely different country.  Things are changing rapidly in this once isolated corner of Southeast Asia and the most up to date travel information and advice is available from travel blogs (like this one!). Read More

Why Every Traveler To Myanmar Should Visit Yangon


We’re not big city people but traveling around the world we have developed a special attachment to large cities especially after long stints in the countryside. Yangon is unlike any other city we’ve been to and while close in proximity to Thailand, it’s a world apart from being anything like Bangkok. Read More

Sunset Lovers Guide To Koh Phi Phi


Throughout our round the world travels,  we’ve watched the sun come up and down in some pretty amazing locations and we spend quite a few evenings gazing into the fiery orb as it descends into the horizon.  This blog post is dedicated to the perpetual sunset seekers out there who prefer to enjoy the final minutes of the day facing west, bidding farewell to the great ball of fire. Read More

Return To Koh Phi Phi


We always rave to our friends about Koh Phi Phi, our favorite island in Thailand, so when we made a return visit after nearly a twelve year absence, we were shocked.  Our goal was to recapture the charming traveler vibe that we once found so alluring in this tiny corner of Thailand, but instead we discovered our favorite Thai island was rapidly descending into paradise lost. Read More

Prague Budget Breakdown


Budget: $75 per day for 2 people

Total Spent: $624

Number of Days: 7

Average per day Spent: $89 per day for 2 people Read More

12 Inspiring Photos That Will Have You Packing For Prague ASAP


In the case of Prague, the old saying ‘a picture tells a thousands words’  couldn’t be more true. So instead of writing about how beautiful this Central European destination is or describing the way its Gothic spires and moody shadows loom in twilight of dusk, we’ll share the sensory experience of Prague with some of our favorite photos. Read More

Czech Beer Spa Experience

Beer spa….aaaaaaahhhh!!! Only in the Czech Republic would you find a place that combines love of beer with holistic healing. Spending the day at the beer spa is the epitome of a man cave, but somehow drinking beer has been transformed into a pampering experience that we call beer therapy. Read More

12 Things To Do In Prague For Less Than $50 a Day


Prague’s skyline reads like an open book on European architectural styles and it’s no wonder that this Gothic city is one of Europe’s top five destinations.  Our goal was to discover an authentic slice of Czech life in this moody Bohemian capital without putting a huge dent in our wallet.  Starting with directions to some ‘real’ Czech eateries, we navigated our way into Czech culture sampling the heavy regional cuisine. Read More