Seven Month Update: March 2018

We continued our theme from last month by visiting big, pricy cities in quick succession.  We started the month in Tokyo followed by Hong Kong. Then we started our South East Asian leg of the trip, spending a week in Bangkok, and finally moving on to Chiang Mai. Countries visited: Japan, China (sort of), Thailand…

Six Month Update: February 2018

February was our most packed month yet. We started the month cruising in the tropical Galapagos and ended it watching the Winter Olympics in South Korea.  Countries visited: Ecuador, USA, South Korea Cities visited: Puerto Ayora, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Seoul, Pyeongchang Hotels/Hostels/Home Rentals/Pensions stayed at: 7 Cruises taken: 1 Cruising on the Nemo! When…

Five Month Update: January 2018

This month was a big one because we decided to change our approach to travel a little bit. We decided to start following our excitement and planning our trip around the places we really wanted to see rather than going to the places we heard were fun but didn’t light us up. This strategy has…

Four Month Update: December 2017

After our hectic and adventurous November we turned back to our city routes in the beginning of the month then headed to the mountains to volunteer on the Quilotoa Loop for the holidays. Countries visited: Peru, Ecuador Cities: Lima, Quito, Isinlivi Airbnbs: 1 Workaways: 2 Volcanos kayaked in: 1 Hanging with Hipsters in Barranco After enjoying…

Three Month Update: November 2017

November was a whirlwind month. We started in Mexico City and hit the tourist trail hard in Peru. By the time we got to Arequipa at the end of the month we were looking forward to a slower pace in December. But first a recap of our adventerous November. Countries visited: Mexico and Peru Cities:…

Beach Daze

When we first got to Puerto Escondido, every restaurant, shop, and bar was playing a funny mix of classic rock, reggae, and elevator music covers of Michel Jackson songs (seriously so many of those). One night we popped into a bar that was playing a contemporary sounding song, in Spanish no less, and I was…