Category Archives: Express & Explore Travelogue

Travel notes en route through the Middle East, Vietnam and other, as yet unknown destinations.

How Laos busses transformed us into SuperWomen.

March 26, 2015 By now Richelle and I have taken quite a few busses around Asia(1); they’re cheap and frequent, but that’s mostly it for their ‘pros’. If you’re a traveler on a budget, they are a necessary evil. In … Continue reading

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Express & Explore: Our Claim to Fame

Hai Duong, Vietnam I found out that being ‘famous’ isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. I guess it’s different if you were born into it or have an actual legitimate claim to fame; you probably get used to it … Continue reading

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Express & Explore: A week in Thailand

Nov.22/2015 While our passports were in the care of the ‘English Center’ there were some logistical problems in the renewing process and they expired, so Plan B: we had to leave the country in order to renew our visa’s.  Airfare was about … Continue reading

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Express & Explore: Nha Trang, Vietnam

February 21/2015 We took a cab from our hotel (Ngoc Thach Hotel, $27.50 US/night) to Long Son Pagoda ~ founded in the late 19th century. The Pagoda grounds stretch up the side of a hill where there are nice views … Continue reading

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