For the month of June we were in the amazing country of Malaysia. We spent 2 ½ weeks in the city of Kuala Lumpur and then flew to the beautiful island of Borneo staying in the city of Kuching for 11 days. At the end of the month, we then left Malaysia for Bali. We […]
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was one of those places that pleasantly surprised us. Normally, we do not like big cities. This was especially true after four months of being in SE Asia and staying in some really, really big noisy cities. But we actually really enjoyed our time in Kuala Lumpur and found the city to […]
While planning our route through Vietnam one of the places I was most looking forward to visiting was Hoi An. Many travellers we had talked to had absolutely raved about the place. However, our two-week long stay in Hoi An, Vietnam became a love-hate relationship. I found the people to be incredibly grumpy, which is […]
Before leaving on our around the world adventure, we spent endless hours watching travel videos and reading travel guidebooks to get ideas of where to go. Laying on the couch dreaming of the possibilities, one place in particular captured my imagination: the eternal flames of Chimera. The flames, located in Southern Turkey, are naturally occurring fires that have been burning for over 2500 years. No one knows how these flames started. But in ancient times, these fires were so prominent that they could be even seen at sea and were used by mariners as a guide.