The Capital City of Vientiane

After spending a week in Laos, our final farewell was a day in and around the country’s capital, Vientiane. Our long drive there led us first to Buddha Park, where we had some time to explore. This park was created in the 1950s and is meant to be an integration between Hinduism and Buddhism. It…

Elephant Nature Park

When planning our trip to Thailand, we did a lot of research on elephants, as there are many options if you want to share an experience with these big, beautiful animals. We wanted to make sure that we did not contribute to any projects that allow elephants to be forced into unnatural situations like logging…

Adventure (and Irish Food) in Vang Vieng

When we arrived in the Lao town of Vang Vieng, our guide described it as a renowned party town with a recently cleaned-up reputation and many opportunities for adventure. While the closest we got to partying was drinking Irish beer and watching UFC fighting late into the night, we definitely soaked up all the adventure…

Siem Reap: Pub Street & Angkor Village Resort

While visiting Cambodia to see the famous temples, you don’t have to look far to find a place for an evening out. Siem Reap’s Pub Street is filled with bars, restaurants, and shops and it is a perfect place to relax and unwind after a long hot day of temple touring. We took a tuk-tuk…