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…

16 Things You Should NEVER Say to a Pregnant Woman

I was inspired to write this post when I was 6 months pregnant. I was actually feeling pretty good about myself – I’d only gained about 12 lbs and it was pretty difficult to tell that I was pregnant unless I was wearing something tight. I’d sent a few bump pics to family members back…

18 Best Things to Do in Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phu Quoc is an island in southern Vietnam (well, technically it’s off the coast of Cambodia) in the Gulf of Thailand where tourists and locals alike go to relax. Not only will you find luxurious resorts, white sand beaches, and friendly locals on Phu Quoc, but there are actually plenty of adventurous excursions to keep…

13 Things that Suck About Pregnancy That No One Tells You

Don’t get me wrong, there was never a fiber in my being that thought that pregnancy would be easy. Or fun. I figured I’d get sick and gain a bunch of weight and have to quit guzzling wine every night. Many of my friends have kids and they’ve talked generally about pregnancy but in a…

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Awesome New Travel Gadgets

The holidays are just around the corner! And no doubt you’ve got at least one friend who has been bitten by the travel bug and is already planning their 2020 vacation getaway. These clever travel gadgets are the perfect gifts for avid travelers as they are lightweight, compact, and can hold up to wear and…

The Top 7 Tours in Cappadocia, Turkey

If you are planning a trip to Cappadocia, Turkey, then you’re in for a real treat! It’s a magical area in central Turkey filled with towering rock formations called “fairy chimneys”, massive underground cities that were constructed for protection, and luxury cave hotels that were built right into the rock. There is so much to…