Monthly Archives: May 2013

Escape from Saigon

Two family friends came and visited us for a ride up the Vietnamese coast. They got to see firsthand how crazy it can be bicycling out of a major city. Morgan captured some great Go Pro footage from Day 1, … Continue reading

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The Best Books We’ve Read on this Trip

  Part of what this trip entails is unbelievable amounts of downtime. Whether it’s killing those last daylight hours before crashing in our sleeping bags, or spending an afternoon in a café waiting for an interview, we often find ourselves … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter: America in a Jar

We’ve been away from the United States for fourteen months now. By this point in the trip, one of the most frequently asked questions we get is, “What do you miss most from home?” My answer to this is always … Continue reading

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NPR Publishes Our Story on Child Boxing in Thailand

If someone asked you to bet on the outcome of a nine-year old’s boxing match, would you do it? In Thailand’s rural villages, it happens all the time, where child boxers and gambling are among the oldest traditions of Muay Thai … Continue reading

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4 Basic Questions to Help Understand a Foreign Country

Ask any seasoned traveler how long it takes to understand a foreign country and you’ll likely receive many different answers. Some will say you need to live in a country for a few years. Some will say it can be … Continue reading

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