Posted by Caleb | January 24, 2017 Continuing our retroactive posting strategy….here’s another! Thinking about taking a short trip over to China to explore some of the grub, culture and mega-city life?  We thought it was a good idea and with new visa rules, and turns out it is a […]

Comparing short stays in Shanghai and Hong Kong

Posted by Beth | December 31, 2016 Days we spent in the country: 30 (The most we could stay with the 30-day visa. Vietnam is one of only a few countries we had to get a visa in advance. We used an online visa service, which was cheaper and faster than […]

Vietnam recap and budget breakdown (our cheapest country!)

Posted by Caleb | August 9, 2016 I am not a photographer, heck I just went on a trip around the world without even carrying a camera.  However, as I get more connected to digital devices and social networks, my initial reaction to seeing something cool on this trip was to […]

Points High Trip – A to Z in pictures

Posted by Beth | June 13, 2016 We adored our 10 days traveling around Laos and encourage anyone interested in traveling through Southeast Asia not to overlook this landlocked country. There are no beaches, but there’s plenty of natural beauty, adventure activities, delicious food and accommodations perfect for a “flashpacker” budget. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Flashpacking Laos