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  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 6 - 9

    Jun 29, 2013 Northwest, USA

    Part two of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us from day 6 to 9 with a day in Seattle, getting the tyres fixed in some little US town, outdoor cinemas in Roseburg, off the grid camping at the Lava Beds Nationa…

  • How We Slept in Our

    How We Slept in Our "Car" for Two Weeks

    Jun 29, 2013 Northwest, USA

    After travelling New York to Florida on our East USA road trip, we were told several times that the Pacific North West was even prettier and we had to do it. Having never been camper vanning before we thought that would be a neat way to see all the natura…

  • Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 1 - 5

    Pacific Northwest Mega Road Trip, Day 1 - 5

    Jun 28, 2013 Northwest, USA

    The start of our epic journey from San Francisco to Seattle and back again. This post takes us on the first 5 days from San Francisco through the Avenue of the Giants, getting bogged in the Oregon Dunes, feeling the spray of Multnomah Falls & witnessing t…

  • All about Antigua, Guatemala

    All about Antigua, Guatemala

    Apr 19, 2013 Antigua, Guatemala

    Here’s another place in Central America I had not heard of. After doing some research we decided we wanted to visit this little UNESCO-recognized colonial town.

  • A Little Bit About Panajachel

    A Little Bit About Panajachel

    Apr 12, 2013 Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

    So you want to know how to get there, right? And then where to stay and where to eat? Here is our little guide for Panajachel

  • Culture Shock in Cancun, Mexico

    Culture Shock in Cancun, Mexico

    Jan 31, 2013 Mexico

    Mexico may be America’s Bali, but it was super-foreign to us. And isn’t that the point of travel? To step out of your comfort zone and experience someone else’s way of life?

  • Road Trip Along The East Coast of USA

    Road Trip Along The East Coast of USA

    Jan 23, 2013 Northeast, USA

    14 days road tripping through the US was fabulous. You can leave when you want, stay when you want, there is no crazy security quips like “you can’t take water with you”, or “that’s considered a weapon”, or “please take off your shoes and walk through slo…

  • Where to Stay When You are Road Tripping East Coast USA

    Where to Stay When You are Road Tripping East Coast USA

    Jan 20, 2013 Northeast, USA

    So we took a 2 week road trip from New York to Florida. Here are all the places we stayed so that when you are planning the trip you have a one stop shop!

  • It's Good To Have Fabulous Family in New York

    It's Good To Have Fabulous Family in New York

    Jan 9, 2013 Northeast, USA

    A shout out to the relatives we stayed with in New York who were generous to the max and whom my kids still talk about. Plus a few Jewish Kosher food tips you might not have known.

  • The Long Haul Flight From Bangkok To Los Angeles

    The Long Haul Flight From Bangkok To Los Angeles

    Nov 30, 2012 Southwest, USA

    How did we do it? Nearly 48 hours of travel to get from Chiang Mai, Thailand to Los Angeles, USA. Including a not so pleasant stop over in Shanghai, China. You will also find our arrival in LA with shock to the system prices and our new home in Hollywood.…

  • Visit Chiang Mai: Accomodation, Transport & Food

    Visit Chiang Mai: Accomodation, Transport & Food

    Nov 22, 2012 Thailand

    Transport from the airport, where we stayed, where we ate. The practical things about Chiang Mai.

  • One Night In Bangkok Is All It Takes

    One Night In Bangkok Is All It Takes

    Nov 22, 2012 Thailand

    One night was all it took for me to fall back in love with Bangkok. The area we stayed in we had never been will living there for that month and I was in awe. It was so happening. An absolutely amazing location, being in the heart of everything and feelin…

  • Our New Favourite - Boracay

    Our New Favourite - Boracay

    Aug 10, 2012 Boracay, Philippines

    Taxi - Plane - Bus - Boat - Tricycle: The adventure we took to get to Boracay. Super long journey with kids, one we hoped would be beneficial... And was it every. Voted on Trip Advisor as Asia's Best Beach it was easy to see why. We fell in love instantl…

  • Our 2 Cent Spontaneous Flight to Boracay

    Our 2 Cent Spontaneous Flight to Boracay

    Aug 8, 2012 Boracay, Philippines

    1 peso flights to Boracay. How we got to Asia's most beautiful island for less then $30.

  • Visit Kuala Lumpur: Accomodation, Daycare & KL Tower

    Visit Kuala Lumpur: Accomodation, Daycare & KL Tower

    Aug 1, 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    A crazy blog post filled with the last tidbits of information on KL. Where we stayed and why we didn't like it. The daycares in the area and also our lunch buffet and the amazing revolving restaurant in KL Tower.

  • Welcome to KL

    Welcome to KL

    Jul 4, 2012 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    We have arrived in Ais Asia's hub Kuala Lumpur. This post is about Damansara Perdana, home of The Curve shopping Centre & [email protected] and it's long awaited movie cinema. It also covers car hire in KL & getting lost on the roads - 2 to KL, 0 to Benders.

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