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Around The World In Eig…. 100 Beds

        Photo: Found beside my bed in a room in Kolkata, India When I first started this blog there was a category labeled “80 Couches”. I had a planned on Couchsurfing around the world, documenting my stays and writing little reviews of my hosts and of my experiences. Around The World In 80 Couches was going to be the name of the original experiment. However, due to many factors, the idea never panned...

How Much It Costs: A Day In Sapa, Vietnam

  One of the favorite things of my pre-travel research included looking up long-term travel budgets. I would look up numerous different budgets for different cities and countries around Southeast Asia and then I’d be able to create a pretty realistic budget for myself. In the following post I’ll give you an idea of what it costs to travel comfortably (in my opinion) for a day in Sapa, Vietnam....

Good Morning, Veitnam: Days One And Two In Saigon

After 27 or so hours of flights and layovers between Calgary and Ho Chi Minh City, I finally made it to Vietnam – and what a relief it was. The journey was not ridiculously long, but after so much planning and research, it’s just nice to know that your work has paid off, that you’re alive, and that you can now relax (kind of). The long transiting and layovers weren’t all that bad. What I learned:...

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