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15 Favorite Travel Moments of 2010

2010 was a great year for me as far as travel was concerned. Apart from living the entire year in Singapore – which definitely still feels like one like big trip – I took quite a few trips of varying lengths. I took three trips to Thailand and got to see Bangkok, Koh Phangan, Koh...

Tubing 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Tubing in Vang Vieng

Tubing, for better or for worse, has become the activity most associated with Vang Vieng in Laos. It has become THE thing to do there, with the town’s entire industry effectively built around it. To the uninitiated, tubing is essentially taking an inflated inner tube (or any ring-shaped floatation device, for that matter) and floating...

Khawp Jai, Laos!

And so the adventure ends. It was my biggest and longest trip since last year’s three-week Southeast Asian trip, and my first major one this year (not to mention the first one with my new passport). It was an exciting one for me, too, visiting a new country for the first time, and revisiting a...