The Best 15 Things to do in Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is an island in the spectacularly beautiful Gulf of Thailand. It is a common stop for tourists en route to the neighboring islands of Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao as Samui has it’s own international airport. And while it’s easy to fly into Koh Samui and then quickly catch a ferry to…

Tam Coc and Ninh Binh: What to do in Vietnam’s Hidden Gem

Tam Coc and Ninh Binh are areas of Vietnam that are often overlooked by visitors looking to experience this spectacular country. And it’s unfortunate, as they are only about 2 hours south of the bustling city of Hanoi. Filled with towering landscape cliffs, lush green rice paddies, and the friendliest people, Tam Coc and Ninh…

Koh Tao, Thailand: The Top 12 Things To Do on the Island!

Koh Tao is a peaceful, quiet island located in the Gulf of Thailand. And while it’s neighboring islands, Koh Phangan and Koh Samui are popular on the backpacker party scene, Koh Tao is more laidback and popular with an older crowd. If you’re looking for white sandy beaches, turquoise water, and beautiful views of the…

Thailand Travel Tips: 16 Things You Need to Know

If you haven’t already been to Thailand, it’s probably been high on your bucket list for quite some time. Known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, you’ve undoubtedly pictured yourself sipping on a fruity cocktail while gazing out at the turquoise blue water on a little island in the middle…

A Guide to Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa is located in the Lào Cai Province of Vietnam and is a region that draws visitors from across the world. The town is situated on the side of one of the many mountains in the massive Hoàng Liên Son mountain range and overlooks the valley below. The valley floor is filled with rice terraces that…

Guide to the Microbreweries and Craft Beers of Saigon, Vietnam

Bet you didn’t know that Vietnam is a rising star in the craft beer scene, did you? We didn’t either until we first visited Saigon in 2018 and sampled as many local brews as we could. (Fast forward to 2019 and we’re living here!) The Saigon beer scene rivals that of any city in the…

Cai Be Floating Market: How to Visit the Mekong Delta on Your Own

The Mekong Delta is a vast area covering over 15,000 square miles in Southern Vietnam. Often referred to as the “Rice Bowl of Vietnam”, the abundance of sun and water make for ideal farming conditions for rice and a variety of fruits and vegetables. A trip to the Mekong River Delta means sampling local products…

How We Became Models on a Vietnamese Cruise Ship

Nick and I moved to Vietnam earlier this year and immediately joined every Facebook expat group we could find in the hopes of making some new friends. As much as we’ve loved hanging out just the two of us 24 hours/day, 7 days/week for the past 3 years… it was time. So I was scrolling…