HANOI, VIETNAM: Lost In Translation On the Very First Night

Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi, Vietnam / Where The Travels
Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport

It was half past midnight when we arrived in Vietnam’s capital. Vibrant city of blinding lights, lush parks, French colonial buildings, and masses of fast-moving Vespas.

Little did we know that the start of our adventure would begin in a small, quiet alleyway that housed the quaint 70s-style apartment we would call home for the next couple of days.

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SOUTHEAST ASIA: Notes On Traveling As A Couple

Couple Travel / Where The-? Travels

Notes On Traveling As A Couple
(The Make-or-Break Experience)

Our most recent Southeast Asian backpacking trip was a circus from start to finish. We can’t even begin to describe anything- anything at all. “How’d your trip go?” is THE universal question but it’s become futile to ask us as we just glaze up… and are just plain flabbergasted.

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SOUTHEAST ASIA: 3 Countries in 10 Days on a Shoestring (Intro)

SOUTHEAST ASIA: 3 Countries in 10 Days on a Shoestring

Introduction and Post-Trip Blues

Nothing could feel more peculiar than sitting in your room in the dark typing out words again as you are embraced by the dense profusion of familiarity.

One minute you’re scrambling for your passport on the immigration queue while someone prods you to hurry in a language you don’t understand, and the next you’re sipping a cup of coffee in the confines of your own world wishing it was milk tea from the streets of Bangkok.

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