Thailand : Don’t Get Farang Poisoning

Jun 13, 2013 by

Sure, we all know how to avoid Food poisoning in Thailand, but there’s another condition that’s not given enough attention : Farang Poisoning! Farang is the Thai word for “alien” and you will hear it used while walking the...

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What Are You Willing to Do for Free Accommodation?

Jun 11, 2013 by

  Brandy says: Do you know what some free accommodation can cost you? James of The House Sitting Couple is here to let us know the price you can wind up paying for a free night’s sleep. I won’t ruin the story, but I will...

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Bent Over in Bangkok : The Bikini Wax (TMI)

Jun 1, 2013 by

After surviving a night of food poisoning in Bangkok, a day of Spa horror that left me Ronald McD, it was high time to kick things in gear and get ready for a visit from my special man friend. Boys, you might not know the lengths we go through to...

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Bent Over in Bangkok – Part 2

May 29, 2013 by

Waking up sore, parched, and with the funkiest flavor in my mouth from the food poisoning that wrung me out the night before – I blinked a few times, and saw my dorm mate, Anna was already back from her morning errands. What time is it? Where...

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Hotel Review: Tsikeli in Kastraki, Greece

May 25, 2013 by

Arriving to the small city of Kalambaka by bus, we stepped down and paused at the sight of the towering stones. “We have to walk up those?” As intimidating as it looked, we carried on , dragging our backpacks toward the even tinier city...

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Bent Over in Bangkok – Part 1

May 25, 2013 by

It’s not always easy to travel - not even for “pros”.  There are some days / cities / countries that are simply hard – and that’s okay! To make you feel a bit better about any mishaps you have had on the road,...

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Soak up the Salvadoran sun! What to do and where to do it:

May 20, 2013 by

After spending a semester in El Salvador, learning about its tragic history, vibrant culture and hope-filled people, I feel compelled to share a few gems I picked up along the way.   Cheap fun in the capital city:   La Laguna...

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Top 10 things about Uganda

May 16, 2013 by

Ugandans are so notorious for their kindness that they say that if a Ugandan tries to rob you, he will apologize again and again as he takes your things. Uganda, fondly called ¨The Pearl of Africa,¨ is a great starting point for people who have...

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How My Kindle Made Me Cry… Twice

May 13, 2013 by

It’s not often I resort to tears while traveling, but last year in Thailand was an exception. I’d just arrived to the island of Koh Samui and was dying to break into the newest Haruki Murakami book, 1Q84. However, when I opened the cover...

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Do You Make One Of These Obnoxious Hostel Mistakes?

May 9, 2013 by

Brandy says : I had the pleasure of meeting Amy Sharaf in Madrid, Spain this year and was blown away by her wonderful tales and sense of humor. Amy is a hard core solo female traveler, who prefers the solitary challenges of travel to...

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