There's nothing original about photographing the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, but they're just so photogenic!

Month 5: Summary and Statistics

Each month I do a summary of our travels and compile some random numbers from the month because I think it’s fun. You can find Month #1 here, Month #2 here, Month #3 here, and Month #4 here. I feel like I say this every time I write one of these posts, but Month #5 just flew by! We were in Tokyo at the beginning of the month. We didn't do a lot of "attractions" there. Mostly we just walked around, explored different neighborhoods, and ate food. We had planned on taking a day trip up to Nikko … [Read More...]


What We Ate in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is practically overflowing with good food and beverages, from cheap local street stands to high-end cafés and everything in between. There was more than enough to keep us interested (and our stomachs pleasantly full) during our three week stay. We didn’t even come close to trying all that Chiang Mai has to offer in the […]


Highlights of Chiang Mai

We spent the vast majority of our time in Thailand in the northern city of Chiang Mai. Chiang Mai is probably the most popular city in the world for so-called digital nomads (people who live nomadically because they can do their work from anywhere that has internet). It was easy to see why it’s so […]


A Day at Elephant Nature Park

My sister, Lilly, has a serious love of elephants. She went to school at the University of Alabama, whose mascot is an elephant. She adopted a baby elephant at an elephant orphanage in Nairobi. She collects elephant figurines from every country she visits. She just plain loves them. So, of course, we couldn’t miss the […]


Briefly in Bangkok: The Highlights

Ah, Bangkok. I’m not sure we could have chosen a more 180-degree change from Zanzibar. We went from a quiet, nearly deserted beach resort to a huge, loud, chaotic city. However, after a month in East Africa Bangkok felt so very luxurious! Upon our initial arrival in Thailand, we stayed for 3 nights in an Airbnb […]