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Vacation Rentals – Hotel or Apartment?

VIDEO – After buying flights, accommodation can be your next biggest expense when traveling. You can save a lot of money renting an apartment instead of staying in hotels. Especially in developing countries, where you can usually barter for an even better deal. Check out the place...

Land of the Khmers – Phnom Penh and Siem Reap – Cambodia

“No page, no visa!”, the Cambodian immigration officer repeated to us at the tiny border stand. Bex’s passport was so heavily stamped that there wasn’t one entirely blank page to put the Cambodian visa sticker. We panicked. He was about to send us back to...

Treasures of Luxor & the Nile River – Egypt

Continued travels from ‘Welcome in Egypt!’ The basket is different than we imagined, extremely sturdy, comfortably padded, and connected to the balloon with steel bars. Captain Ahmed ignites the huge flame by squeezing a little lever and before we know it, we’re drifting over Luxor. Thanks to...

5 Year Old Kaiya Talks About Extended World Travel

VIDEO – Are you considering traveling with kids? We’ve been traveling the last seven months with our 5 year old daughter Kaiya. We are stopped regularly to be asked about how we manage to travel for so long around the world with a 5 year...

‘Welcome in Egypt!’

We floated though the streets of Egypt mesmerized, fascinated, overloaded with foreign sights, sounds and smells. A symphony of car horns and mosque prayer cries provided a soundtrack for the show of Egyptian life on display before our eyes. Egyptians zig-zagged through chaotic traffic with...

Lovely, Laidback, Lombok – Indonesia

After lively, popular Bali, Lombok seems like a secret hideaway. At the port of Pandangbai and on the huge ferry connecting Bali and Lombok, there were only a few other tourists. In preparation for the four hour cruise, we stocked up on Nasi Campur from...