Rice, Tsunamis, and Ladyboys: Interesting Facts About Thailand

Posted on August 27th, 2013 by BreAnn

James and I were SO excited for Thailand! After hopping around Asia, city to city for months on end, we were pleased to rest for awhile in one country: Thailand!  We set up a two-week volunteer opportunity in a city called Trat, and then planned to spend one month on an Island in the Gulf.  […]

Siem Reap and the amazing Angkor Wat

Posted on August 20th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia (on June 27th), we weren’t exactly sure what to expect. We knew about the amazing Angkor Wat temple complex, and even seeing photos of this wonder online ahead of time is enough to make any travel enthusiast giddy with excitement! But we soon found out that there were […]

Shocking Cambodia statistics: Average salaries $1/day, one-fifth of the population killed in the 70s, and more

Posted on August 4th, 2013 by BreAnn

When I was researching these statistics for Cambodia, I WAS ABSOLUTELY BLOWN AWAY! Most people in Cambodia only earn $1 per day salary, only 45% of Cambodian kids actually finish elementary school, men’s life expectancy is only 60 years old, and over one-fifth of Cambodia’s population was killed in a matter of three years (1975-78) […]

Forty percent of all Vietnamese share the same family name… and other interesting Vietnam facts.

Posted on June 26th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we landed in Hanoi, Vietnam, we stepped into the 90-degree humid weather, and the city was bustling with HUNDREDS of motorbikes all around us… our senses were definitely peaked!  Vietnam is a colorful country with a lot of history and a lot of character. It’s important to look into the country’s statistics and information […]

Our Experience: Top 10 things to do in Hong Kong

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by BreAnn

When we stepped off the Hong Kong airport bus on April 5th into the VERY VERY HUMID air, crowded by more people than we could imagine, and bright lights and signs in every direction we looked, our senses were definitely overwhelmed! We were excited to learn more about this city and get out and explore. […]

Japan: Karaoke, snow monkeys, and deer that bow to you!

Posted on April 18th, 2013 by BreAnn

From Tokyo to Fukuoka in the west, we traveled to many cities in Japan in the three weeks we were in this beautiful country and experienced some crazy and amazing things along the way! We arrived in Tokyo on March 14th, and continued west until we reached Fukuoka and flew out on April 5th.  The […]

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