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Balloons Over Bagan – Still In Progress…

Nobody said that completing our list of While We’re Alive experiences was going to be easy, and #9-Ballooning Over Bagan in Myanmar is proving to be one of those wallet draining experiences that will make completing it that much sweeter. Our first attempt really wasn’t a failure, but still an attempt nonetheless.  On our first […]

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#43 Complete – Visit the Taj Mahal at Sunrise

We have a few items on our list of things to do in India While We’re Alive, and knew that 10 days wasn’t going to be enough to experience all of it.  For our first trip to India, we had to pick and choose, knowing that we’d be back one day to complete the others.  Visiting the Taj […]

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#17 Complete – Sing Karaoke in Japan!

Who knew that singing karaoke in Japan was going to take us so darn long to cross off our While We’re Alive list?  It seems easy, right? Step 1: Fly to Japan. Step 2: Find a karaoke bar. Step 3: Sing. Well, if you’ve ever been to Japan before, you know just how intimating it […]

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#11 Complete – Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro!!

As badly as we’ve wanted to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, we have to admit that we never thought we’d actually do it.  At least, not anytime soon, that’s for sure.  When we made our While We’re Alive list a couple of years ago, it was really just a fun way to write down some […]

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#13 Complete – Get Into North Korea!!

Well, we did it!  And not only did we just get into North Korea, we spent a whole week there!  This one’s been on our bucket list, While We’re Alive, for a while now.  Most people thought we were crazy, and a few were genuinely concerned for our safety (like the United pilot who was certain […]

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