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Journaling The Journey

Laos Fast Train Tickets – How to get them!

Laos-China fast train tickets how to get them

The Laos fast train has been anticipated for a very long time.  Before it’s inception in late 2021, it was difficult and timely to travel between the north of the country – Boten and the southern capital of Vientiane.  In fact to just drive the distance without stopping would take a minimum of 20 hours. […]

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5 Best Vegan Restaurants in Bangkok

One of the best of the 5 best vegan restaurants in Bangkok

Thailand is one of the best and easiest places to find vegan food.  Chiang Mai has always been one of our favorite places to find it.  And this time we discovered  5 of the best vegan restaurants in Bangkok.  Truly delicious and mouthwatering dishes from sushi to tiramisu and a lot in between!  Read on […]

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Finding Rare Proboscis Monkeys

Finding the rare Proboscis Monkeys

Once I saw a picture of elusive Proboscis Monkeys, I knew I had to see them for my myself.  But where?  Finding the rare Proboscis Monkeys is not so easy.  Why?  Because they can only be found on the island of Borneo.  Interestingly, this small island is home to 3 countries: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia.  […]

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12 Interesting Facts about Seoul and 1 Scary One!

12 Interesting and 1 Scary Facts About Seoul

Seoul is a fascinating, cosmopolitan city with over 2000 years of history.  It is considered a megacity because it has a population of over 10 million people.  There are so many intriguing things about this city! In some ways Seoul reminded us of Singapore.  We found 12 interesting facts about Seoul. Yet the city has […]

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4 Bali Properties to Maintain our Hyatt Globalist Status

Maintaining Hyatt Globalist status in Bali

The Hyatt Globalist status is revered by many.  Because it is considered to be the best hotel loyalty program out there.  And we can see why!  Yet, usually the only way to get to this level is to spend a minimum of 60 nights in one of the Hyatt properties.  This can be time consuming […]

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The Amazing Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa

The Value Le Meridien Maldives

The Maldives is an independent country in the Indian Ocean made up of over 1,200 islands and 26 atolls.  We have all seen the stunning pictures of the over the water bungalows sitting atop endless turquoise water stirring feelings of warmth and relaxation!  Well, Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa does not disappoint!  Read on […]

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The Worlds Longest Flight SIN-EWR

MashaSin-Ewr

“What!? 18 hours on a plane? Are you nuts? I would avoid that like the plague.” This was a common response when telling others we’re planning on flying the worlds longest flight, SIN-EWR. Singapore-New York. Because of a booking mistake I had made in March 2018 I now had to get us to Singapore a […]

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Singapore – Riverview

Singapore is one of those clean, cultured and cosmopolitan places that we enjoy visiting often. There is so much to see and experience in this diverse island nation that we make it a point to stay in a different part of Singapore each time we visit.

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Koh Lanta – Serene Simplicity

Koh Lanta is one of the most accessible tropical islands in Thailand that is mostly unspoiled and very welcoming. The island is only 70 kilometers from Krabi and it’s international airport, but feels a million miles away due to it’s gorgeous strands of never ending beaches, lush jungles, pretty coral reefs and bohemian laid back […]

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