Vernazza, Cinque Terra, Italy 2
faces in cambodia2
Isla 2
why smartwings sucks

Why Smartwings sucks. And how consumers are getting fleeced by the airlines.

Announcing our next destination: Croatia. We’ll be flying Bangkok – Prague in late March, staying a week in Prague, and from there flying down to Split, Croatia. But this post isn’t about Croatia.

Vientiane, Laos

Why Vientiane is worth a visit

Vientiane gets no respect from Western travellers. We saw many travellers, mostly backpackers, at the Thai consulate getting their Thai visas or lounging around the backpacker hostels. Some could be seen walking along the main street (Setthathirath Road). But the general sense was


Looking back at 2014 (a.k.a our year in photos). And our hopes and dreams for 2015.

2014 was like two very different years in one as we went from conventional life in Montreal (the first 6 months) to living a life on the road. I don’t usually like to post personal photos or stories on the blog.

Best temples at Angkor, Cambodia

Ancient Angkor and the Top 10 Temples of Angkor Archaeological Park

Above: Monk at Bayon Temple When people say they are ‘visiting Angkor Wat’ they really mean that they will be visiting Angkor Archaeological Park; a large area just outside Siem Reap (Cambodia) which consists of more than a thousand different

flags in havana

Photos and Travel Tips on Havana, Cuba

Visiting Havana before Cuba changes has been on my list for years. The city reminds me of Venice; walking around this city is like stepping into a museum (a badly maintained museum). Most of Havana is a crumbling mess of buildings from the early to mid-1900s. The most interesting area

Trinidad street, Cuba

Photo Documentary and Travel Tips on the beautiful town of Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad was just what we needed after Havana. It is a Unesco world heritage site and is referred to as Cuba’s colonial jewel; a small town of churches, mansions, and pretty colonial buildings located in a valley between the sea and

Bangkok me luv you not so long time

Bangkok: Me luv you not so long time

This is my 5th time in Bangkok, the 2nd time for Lissette. I’ve previously written about Bangkok and how it is a city that grows on you. With a fresh – and different – perspective I don’t know if that is accurate. In fact the opposite might be true. I had a great time when [...]

Cost comparison by city

Cost breakdown: Montreal Vs Prague Vs Bangkok

When we left Montreal last July we knew that our money would go further overseas. While not the most expensive city in Canada, Montreal is an expensive city by most standards. We figured that Prague would be cheaper and Bangkok even