Category: Asia

Taiwan – A Video

We’re still getting the hang of shooting and editing videos from our adventures but I’d like to think we’re learning as we go along.  That being said, here is a video recap of our trip to Taiwan. The videos were shot with the GoPro Hero4, my Asus phone and our Canon point and shoot digital […]

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Taiwan – Sun Moon Lake

Our third destination in Taiwan was Sun Moon Lake.  The lake is the largest body of water in Taiwan as well as a very popular local tourist attraction and it looked like an ideal place for us to spend a few days walking and riding bikes around the lake. First, however, we needed to get […]

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Taiwan – Hualien and Taroko National Park

The second part of our adventure in Taiwan was a trip down to Hualien to visit Taroko National Park. As I mentioned in our Taipei post, we were staying very close to the Taipei Main Station but really any part of central Taipei gets to the station pretty quickly on the metro.  There are several […]

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Taiwan – A Few Days in Taipei

We finalized our trip to Taiwan about a week before we went which didn’t leave a ton of time for planning an itinerary.  Usually Shani takes care of that, she loves trip planning! This time, however, she just didn’t have time to really look into things as she is working long hours and has a […]

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Videos from Vietnam

A while back we picked up a GoPro for our trip to the Philippines. We knew we were going to be swimming with the whale sharks and a GoPro made sense.  You can read about that by clicking here – swimming with the whale sharks. Since then the GoPro has mostly sat in a drawer.  Well […]

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Vietnam – Our Cat Ba Island Adventures

The final part of our Vietnam trip took us to the coast and to Cat Ba Island. Cat Ba is on the southern edge of the famous Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay share the same unique limestone karsts that make a maze of islands in the bay and […]

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Vietnam – Phong Nha Farmstay and Hang Tien Cave Trek

If you’re following along for our Vietnam adventures you know that we were using Hanoi as a home base of sorts and our goal for the trip was trying to see some of the awesome natural attractions Vietnam has to offer. You can read about our days in Hanoi here – Vietnam A Few Days in […]

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Vietnam – A Few Days in Hanoi

During our trip to Vietnam we only ended up staying a few days in Hanoi, using it as our home base of sorts between trips to other parts of the country. Since we only had a short holiday in Vietnam and really wanted to spend some time outdoors experiencing the unique things Vietnam has to […]

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Moscow Airport

A couple of snaps from inside the now famous International Transit Zone inside the Moscow Airport.  Burger King serves beer, how could I resist?  

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Swimming with the Whale Sharks – Oslob, Philippines

This was probably number one on the to do list for our visit to the Philippines (Who am I kidding, this was definitely on the very top of Shani’s list!).  It was our first destination and we would have stayed longer but there are just so many incredible places to visit and our time was […]

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