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.  […]

Our worst trip experience thus far: Mekong Delta tour with one aggressive and crazy tour guide!

Posted on July 26th, 2013 by BreAnn

Our RTW trip thus far has consisted of mostly “do it yourself” planning and travel, but when arriving in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) in the south of Vietnam, we decided to let a tour company take us for a whirl around the Mekong Delta and over the border to Cambodia. And—YIKES—what a WHIRL it was! […]

Japanese customs & our experience staying in a REAL Japanese home!

Posted on April 15th, 2013 by BreAnn

The Japanese are people with many deep-rooted traditions and rituals. It was fascinating to read and learn about many behaviors, customs, and habits of the culture before actually arriving to Japan, and then to actually experience them in person! We had the amazing opportunity to stay with a Japanese family for a whole weekend in […]

Japanese children get HALF the summer vacation Americans do . . . and other interesting facts about Japan!

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by BreAnn

Whenever I travel to a new country, I always like learning about the culture, the people, the country. And one of the reasons I love to write this blog is to educate people about the culture and differences in other countries, and perhaps motivate and inspire you all to travel to foreign destinations to explore […]

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