This past weekend Mike and I got a chance to visit the Mandir of Robbinsville, New Jersey. A Mandir is a Hindu place of worship, a “haven for spirituality and a place of paramount peace”. The cool thing about it is that this particular Mandir is quartered in what is to be the largest Hindu… Continue reading A Little Piece of India
Hey, friends! Happy news! I was recently nominated for what is referred to as the Liebster Award! Are you familiar with it? Neither was I, but everything is explained down below! I started blogging two months ago, sharing my experiences in international travel with anyone willing to listen. It has quickly become one of my… Continue reading Liebster Award
I had a friend tell me recently that my blog makes her nervous to travel. She’s read about me burning my hair off in France. She’s read about us getting lost in Rome. She’s read about us getting scammed in numerous different countries. She’s read about issues we’ve had with visas and passports. Basically, she’s… Continue reading Travel can be scary. Do it anyway.
One of the most popular things to do while visiting Thailand is to take a trip to one of the many infamous floating markets around Bangkok. We had originally planned to book a proper tour but we got lucky in meeting a local taxi driver, Nu, who offered to chauffeur us around for the day… Continue reading Floating Markets of Thailand
Christmas is upon us, and that means lights, gift-wrapping, and a whole lotta Christmas cheer. I don’t know about you, but my favorite thing to do this time of year is go out and feast my eyes on all things merry and bright. So! In honor of the holiday season, I’d like to share with you… Continue reading ‘Tis The Season!
The Great Wall of China is like the OG of my bucket list (along with the Pyramids of Giza, but I don’t think that’s happening anytime soon), it was on my list way before I even knew what a bucket list was. I have wanted to visit this place my entire life and it took… Continue reading The Great Wall of China: Mutianyu
I started planning for our trip to China about six months in advance. We were torn between Hong Kong and Beijing and initially started planning for Hong Kong. I looked up what we needed to go; vaccinations, visas, insurance, etc...all the stuff you look up before visiting a country you’ve never been to before. A… Continue reading Visa Fiasco