Long-haul flights are proving to be a very useful time to get lots of new blog posts completed! I went to Singapore with my friend Kitti recently, and I used the 5-hour flight to start and finish a little video for Thailand.  It’s posted to YouTube, but there’s a chance it may only work on a laptop (not mobile).  So check it out!  Link to YouTube Click above!

We’ve crossed the official 2/3 point in our Chinese adventure and looking back on it, one of our best decisions was to prioritize traveling in China.  Since Chengdu sits near the geographic center of the country and the airport is a major regional hub, we have over 100 direct flights from which to choose.  Many of these are short (<2 hours) and frequent (many flights available per day), so we have found ourselves spoiled with options. We haven’t gone outside of China for the last five months- all…

Pronouncing names of places in Thailand is a tricky business. When you think about it, all the names of places we went in Thailand could be EASILY mispronounced into something dirty. Phuket (pronounced like Poo-KET, but Bruce said it like “F**k-it”) Koh Phi Phi (or the Phi Phi Islands, pronounced like Pee Pee Islands(really).), and of course Bangkok and Thailand (thigh-land). Regardless of how you pronounce it, Thailand is a gorgeous place.  It’s shares a long border with Myanmar, and so in some ways it had a similar…

We went to Myanmar (Burma) during Chinese New Year almost a month ago. It’s a long time coming, and here is the awesome video Emily made to showcase this awesome country and our little Burmese adventure: Escape to Myanmar [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PU4OeYbKAN0&feature=youtu.be&w=640] More posts with stories and pictures to come…. one day…. And make sure to watch the outtakes at the end! Thanks also to Omar for convincing us to make the movie available on mobile. 🙂