Ok, at this point I’m a little worried that my first overnight train trip was all a dream. I remember it so fondly… courteous train attendants that dealt with our passports at the border in the middle of the night, little containers of potable water, sharply made beds and a food car in case you […]
Rick Steves claims that Dubrovnik, Croatia is a ˝not to be missed fairytale of a town!˝ True as that may be, with its perfectly preserved walls and compact layout, I doubt he was here during the rainy season. I ventured out early this morning to set up a day excursion. Only to be told there […]
Took the two-day slow boat from Luang Prabang to the border town of Houay Xai. More later, when I'm not stealing wifi!
I’ll admit, I didn’t use to be as flexible and tolerant of less-than-ideal situations. But since I’ve started traveling more and more the past few years, that has clearly changed. I’m down with the crappy beds, the offensive toilets, the long bus rides, the questionable behavior and the totally different mindsets. I can deal with […]