Do the Golden Triangle differently with this India itinerary One of the most popular itinerary routes for first-time visitors to India is the classic Golden Triangle. It's a great start to exploring India and visitors can fit in highlights like the Taj Mahal on a relatively short trip. This popular route is packed with tourists … Continue reading Off-the-Beaten-Path Golden Triangle India Itinerary
India can be a challenging place to travel, even for those who have plenty of experience immersing themselves in foreign cultures. After spending three weeks traveling the northern regions of the country, I learned so much that I wish I had known beforehand. I've made this list of what to expect on your first trip … Continue reading What to Expect in India for First-Timers
Myanmar is one of Southeast Asia's most enigmatic destinations. Long cut off from outsiders due to a military dictatorship from 1962 to 2011, Myanmar has only recently opened its doors for tourism on a broad scale. That makes now a great time to visit. This 10 day Myanmar itinerary is what we followed for our … Continue reading 10 Day Myanmar Itinerary
With two weeks in Thailand, you can get a taste of the north and the south and experience the best Thailand has to offer. Follow my two-week Thailand itinerary to discover more!
Standing in the green marshes of Yala National Park in Sri Lanka, three adult elephants and one baby expertly pulled out tall grasses with their trunks. After a quick back and forth swing of their trunk, they each shoveled their bounty into their mouths. I couldn't believe our luck. Our safari jeep was parked on … Continue reading Sri Lanka Road Trip Adventures
Spiti Valley lays in a remote pocket of the Himalayas. Tibetan prayer flags hang from trees, bridges and roadside shrines called stupas. Snowy peaks dot the skyline. Villages are few and far between, and many are only accessible by foot. This isn't Tibet, however. This is India at its wildest. Itinerary: Day 1: Fly Delhi … Continue reading India’s Incredible Himalayas
“Don't worry, sister. This is India.” Our tuk-tuk driver looked back at us with a small chuckle. We'd just explained to him the elaborate scam we'd fallen into, not even realizing yet that he was probably in on it too. We had arrived in Delhi just a few hours before. Navigating the airport and immigration/customs … Continue reading Don’t Worry, This is India
I'll never forget my first sip of lǎp’eq·ye tea on our first day in Myanmar. Decadent like Belgian hot chocolate, but with a distinct black tea flavor, the hot liquid sent an instant message from my mouth to my brain that THIS is the taste of heaven. Our local guide smiled knowingly in response to … Continue reading Exploring Ancient Myanmar