Scary People, Scary Places

“This is the place we should say we’re from Canada”, we discussed as we took our short flight from Bali to Yogyakarta, Indonesia. As the country is home to the largest muslim population in the world, we figured this was a safe bet. But it could get worse elsewhere. What about Cambodia where the shadows…

Less Preparation, More Try

Sometimes we get so caught up in planning that we never get around to doing the thing we’re planning. When Jocelyn first mentioned we should try climbing Mt. Kinabalu in Borneo, Malaysia, I blew off the idea but acted like I was interested to please her. I figured it would be one of those neat…

The Difference a Few Days Make…

As you might have read on our Laos spending review, we had one of our rougher stretches as we traveled through the northern part of Laos on the Mekong River “slow boat cruise”.  There were some incredible sites, but the lodging wasn’t quite up to the same standards as the rest of SE Asia!!  In…