Vietnam Voyage: Da Nang

To Qui Nhon! It was a good distance away but still a decent sized city so we trekked all day and made it there before sundown. It was a nice hotel room: two rooms with two beds each, nice amenities, a couple fridges and a balcony overlooking the city. It was dope. Cost us a pretty penny too. And unfortunately I left my full moon party shirt to dry on

Vietnam Voyage: Vinpearl Theme Park

Dalat, no. Nha Trang, yes. After leaving Mui Ne, we  headed for Dalat: the mountain city. It’s a couple hours inland from the coast, but supposedly a cool city to check out. We stuck to our coastal driving route until the turn off, but missed it somehow, so we just kept going. Looks like the new ‘next stop’ is Nha Trang. A few hours later, we arrived. It’s a big

Back In ‘Nam

  Ho Chi Minh City = Saigon So our bus pulls over at our destination in Saigon, Vietnam at about 8am. We’re pretty close to the tourist strip too, which is convenient, so naturally we decide to get food and figure out where we are and where we’re going. This is when we learned the important skill of crossing a street. There is SO much traffic everywhere in Vietnam, you

Phnom Penh: A Capital Idea

The bus ride was four hours from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh. On arrival, our tuktuk driver told us not to go to the hostel with good reviews and instead took us to a semi-touristy, semi Red-Light-Districty area right by the Mekong River. Pretty decent place to be honest: four beds, TV, fridge, A/C, and a nice big bathroom… with a dying cockroach in it. It was dying for the entire

Cambodia pt 2: Sihanoukville

Off to Sihanoukville So thiiiiis tiiiime, we ate happy pizza AND Valium before the overnight bus, and slept like babies. On arrival, the tuk tuks all take you to the same place: GBT guesthouse & restaurant. Coincidentally, yet unbeknownst to us, this was where two of our friends were staying (Mel and Dee). This is serendipity beach area, but we chose to look for a place at Otres beach. Serendipity

Onto Cambodian Soil!

Cambodian Border   So we found out that heading to the Cambodian consulate, about five minutes from the border, was a little bit cheaper than just going to the border to get our new Visas. But it was a pretty simple process. And there were guys there to help you the entire way through. When we got to the actual border, Ryker and Gatty went first. Gatty wasn’t over his

Koh Phi Phi

We got in in the afternoon and grabbed some wifi lunch at Italiano, and found a place to stay for a couple nights. En route, we ran into Colin, Zach and Devon. We hung out with them all day, but it was that night that was truly awesome. Reggae Bar So Reggae Bar has a food challenge: triple decker, 800g burger with like three roasted potatoes, cut into wedges, and a

Our Favorite Spot in All of Thailand – Koh Tao

Koh Tao   We cut it really close when catching this ferry. We were on standby until five minutes before departure. The ferry ride was about two hours long. First thing we did when we got in was rent scooters. Except Rush, I guess, he got a quad. We cruised around for quite a while trying to find a nice place to stay, but to no avail. Luckily I saw our

The Full Moon Party Experience

Koh Samui   The boat to Koh Samui was so freakin exciting! Everyone was chillin on the decks in the sun just lovin’ life. Dolphins were water galloping with great majesties right beside our boat; but I missed it. When we got to Samui, we grabbed some Thai soup, then cabbed to some backpackers dorm thing. Such a piece. Four crappy bunk beds and a fan. We paid for four nights

First Arrival in Thailand

Five hours from Delhi to Bangkok and we’re finally here. Let me point out that we have very high hopes/expectations of excitement, adventure and joy, so we are feeling pretty high on life right now. We pretty much went straight to NapPark hostel but we walked along a couple streets near Khao San road and got a pretty decent understanding of what we would be dealing with in Bangkok. And