Hoi An Sightseeing: The 7 Best Hoi An Tours & Day Trips

Often claimed as Vietnam’s most romantic city, Hoi An is a must-see destination when visiting the country. Situated off the central coast of Vietnam, Hoi An is best known for its fading yellow french architecture and the hundreds of Chinese lanterns that light up the town every night. Spared from fighting during the Vietnam-American War,…

Portland Sightseeing: The 10 Best Portland Tours & Day Trips

Affectionately known as Rip City, Stumptown and the City of Roses, Portland is one of the most eclectic cities in the USA. Bursting with personality and creative energy, this vibrant Pacific Northwest city seems to be on everyone’s must-visit list these days. But with a dizzying array of microbreweries, trendy coffee shops, art galleries, and…

Where to Stay in Hoi An, Vietnam: 8 Beautiful Boutique Hotels

If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, you’ll undoubtedly visit the most darling little city in the center of the country – Hoi An. It’s an incredibly popular tourist destination and for good reason! The pedestrian streets that run through the center of the Old Town are lined by old, yellow colonial-style buildings and…

Best Camera Gear for Travel Photography (March 2020)

“I love your photos! What camera do you use while traveling?” is a question we get frequently from people following our adventures. It’s a great question because light, compact gear is essential when you are carrying everything you own around with you everywhere you go (along with clothes, toiletries, random photo props, and a bottle of…

Moroccan Food: 22 Dishes You Must Try in Morocco!

No trip to Morocco is complete without sleeping in a stunning riad, snapping photos of colorful doorways, treasure hunting in the souks, or sampling the delectable Moroccan cuisine! Rich, exotic flavors of olives, lemon, and saffron melt in your mouth and will have you licking your plate. Strange flavor combinations like savory chicken pastries topped…

Ban Gioc Waterfall, Vietnam: How to Visit on Your Own

Tucked away in a remote area of Northern Vietnam, the province of Cao Bang is bursting with beautiful dramatic scenery and landscapes like the gorgeous Ban Gioc Waterfall (also known as Detian Falls in China). Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark, where the falls are located, is still relatively uncrowded during the week, making this majestic…

The 20 Best Things to do in Hoi An, Vietnam

Hoi An (Vietnamese spelling: Hội An) is a darling little tourist attraction town located in Central Vietnam. The old town was a trading port from the 15th-19th century and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1985. Today it boasts bright yellow colored colonial French architecture, a quaint riverfront promenade, pedestrian-friendly streets, and the…

Having a Baby in Vietnam: My Story of Giving Birth in Saigon

Most people thought that we were crazy when we first told them that we had decided to give birth in Vietnam. They asked, “Isn’t it a third world country?”, and “What are their hospitals like?”. “Do you have insurance?” We even questioned our sanity a few times – especially when I was laying on the…

65 Things To Do in New Orleans (Besides Bourbon Street)

“If there was no New Orleans, America would just be a bunch of free people dying of boredom.” Whether you call it the Crescent City, the Big Easy, NOLA or New Orleans, once you visit you may never want to leave. Unfortunately some visitors think that the whole city revolves around Bourbon Street and the…