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Oh, How We Miss The Suan Lum Night Bazaar in Bangkok!

There were rumours swirling around for years about the impending closure of the Suan Lum Night Bazaar in Bangkok, but we refused to believe them.  After all, it was our evening sanctuary.  A place where we could walk to in just 5 minutes from our hotel, at any hour in the night, to satisfy our […]

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The Best Part of Travel is the Traveling!

A lot of people cringe at the thought of traveling for 20+ hours to get somewhere.  We embrace it with open arms, and love the traveling almost as much as the destinations themselves!  Free movies, mediocre food, awkward sleeping positions, hours to kill in transit…it’s all part of the fun!  And, with so much time to […]

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#68 Complete – Dodge The Hornets While Climbing Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka

A massive plug of magma rock in the middle of Sri Lanka, we’ve been itching to get to the top of it ever since watching the boys on Departures climb the thing a couple years back.  Enter – #68 on our bucket list: Dodge The Hornets While Climbing Sigiriya Rock! It wasn’t the fact that […]

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“Baghdad at Sea” – Nilaveli Beach, Trincomalee ~ Sri Lanka

The 2009 Sri Lanka Lonely Planet calls it “Baghdad at Sea”.  We call it….paradise!  Not that we don’t trust what Lonely Planet has to say…we definitely did our research before going.  By research, we mean asking 100+ people if Nilaveli Beach was safe. The answer was always the same.  “Before, not ok.  Now, it’s ok.  […]

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The Tale of the Lost GoPro – Sri Lanka

While we traveled most of Sri Lanka by bus this summer, we were told that the route from Kandy to Nuwara Eliya is a must by train.  The scenery through the tea plantations that the train takes was described as unforgettable and one certainly not worth missing.  And, after a many hours on local crowded […]

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