Kuang Si Waterfall in Luang Prabang

Kuang Si Waterfall

Our second stop in Laos after some trekking in Luang Namtha was one I had anticipated long before coming to southeast Asia. We were going to the city of Luang Prabang where we would visit the popular Kuang Si Falls. While the beautiful waterfall attracts lots of visitors and it can get very crowded, we […]

Things to do in Dalat

Pongour Waterfall

Set in the mountains of south-central Vietnam, Dalat is a beautiful city surrounded by waterfalls, lakes, flowers, wineries, and coffee plantations. While Ho Chi Minh City was interesting and helped introduce us to Vientam, we were happy to get away from the city and see more of the country. We took a few day stop […]

Coromandel Hikes

Wires Track

Collins Drive Loop Collins Drive Walkway is part of the Broken Hills Tracks on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island. The walkway passes through multiple short rock tunnels, past a nice waterfall, and as the highlight leads through a 500 meter long abandoned gold mine. An hour and a half drive from […]

Omanawa Falls

Omanawa Falls

We stumbled across a picture of Omanawa Falls on Instagram and after reading more about it, we had our minds set on going. We read online that the official trail to the falls had been closed off years ago due to safety concerns, but locals had created an unofficial path down to the base of […]



Hobbiton Movie Set Having read all of the books and seen all of the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies, visiting the Hobbiton Movie Set has been on our list of things to do in New Zealand since we got here, and David’s birthday was a very good occasion to make the trip […]