If you're visiting the Philippines, you'll probably be flying in or out via the country's capital, Manila. Today the city has little to offer the typical tourist, but it makes a great base for day trips. If you have a few days and want to escape the smog and sweat of Manila streets, you can … Continue reading What to Expect – Hiking Mount Pinatubo
Itinerary: Day 1: Fly to Hong Kong and settle in Day 2: Day trip to Macau Day 3: Visit Man Mo temple and Victoria Peak Day 4: Fly out to Manila, Philippines Dates: January 26-29 Our Odyssey: After our scary illegal layover in Beijing a few weeks ago, we scratched a return visit to China … Continue reading Hong Kong and Macau – Back in China After All
A lot of people are heading to South Korea soon for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Whether you're headed there to check out the games or just visiting, this itinerary is full of tips on what to see and do around Seoul! Day 1: Fly to Seoul, South Korea. We flew from Osaka and paid $122 … Continue reading Itinerary for One Week in Seoul!
Itinerary: Day 1: Fly to Seoul Day 2: Itaewon and Korean BBQ Day 3: Rest Day 4: DMZ and JSA tour Day 5: Gyeoungbakgung Palace Day 6: War Memorial of Korea Day 7: Fly out Dates: January 20-26, 2018 Our Odyssey: Between ongoing (and heightening) tensions with North Korea and the upcoming Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, … Continue reading So Cold in Seoul
Ever since Tim and I got back from our first round-the- world trip at the end of 2014, we knew we had to take time off again in the future for more extended travel. It's totally a cliche, but once you have the travel bug, it's a lifelong ailment. After 3 years of saving and … Continue reading We’re Going Around the World (Again)!
Itinerary: May 18, Thursday: Fly to Lisbon, Portugal May 19, Friday: Explore Lisbon May 20, Saturday: Explore Belem and fly to Sao Miguel, Azores May 21-24, Sunday-Wednesday: Explore island of Sao Miguel Day 1 – Sete Cidades and surrounds; Ponta de Ferraria Day 2 – Whale watching, Sanguinho hike, Furnas Day 3 – Vila Franca do … Continue reading Road-Tripping Around Portugal
Itinerary: May 18, Thursday: Fly to Lisbon, Portugal May 19, Friday: Explore Lisbon May 20, Saturday: Explore Belem and fly to Sao Miguel, Azores May 21-24, Sunday-Wednesday: Explore island of Sao Miguel May 25, Thursday: Fly back to Lisbon, drive to Sintra and Evora May 26, Friday: Tour Evora, Obidos and overnight in Nazare May … Continue reading Springtime in Lisbon
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Boston, Massachusetts Friday: Drive down to Newport, Rhode Island (about 2 hours away) for the day Saturday: Wedding in Boston Sunday: Fly back Dates: June 29 to July 2, 2017 Our Odyssey: While planning a trip for me and Tim to the Boston area for a friend's wedding, we decided to … Continue reading Rhode Tripping – A Day Trip to Newport, Rhode Island from Boston
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to San Juan, Puerto Rico Friday: Beach day and night out in San Juan Saturday: Pool day and evening kayak trip in bio-luminescent bay Sunday: Fly back to Atlanta Dates: July 20-23, 2017 Our Odyssey: Tim and I flipped a coin and it landed in Puerto Rico. Two weeks later on a … Continue reading Trips to Puerto Rico, Say the Word and We Go
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Fresno, CA and drive to our Airbnb in Mariposa Friday: Day 1 in Yosemite National Park; hiked Mirror Lake loop Saturday: Day 2 in Yosemite National Park; hiked the Nevada and Vernal Falls loop via the Mist Trail; dinner out Mariposa Sunday: Fly back to Atlanta Dates: June 8 to 11, … Continue reading You Had Me at Yosemite