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  • A child monk walks across the street in Luang Prabang, Laos
    Blog, Home Display, Laos, Photo Friday

    Photo Friday: Child Monk Crossing

    By Alexis I’m back! Sorry for the delay in doing these Photo Friday posts the last couple weeks. I had a family emergency and had to take a last-minute flight back to the States, but luckily David was able to keep the blog going while I was away. For those curious, everything turned out okay back home and now I’m back in Thailand, worry-free :) Since I took a little hiatus, I wanted to make sure…

  • Blog, Laos, Travel

    A (Mostly) Miserable Bus Ride Through Laos

    By Alexis Let me just start by saying that both David and I have had our fair share of uncomfortable travel experiences over the years: I have ridden a camel through a desert in Morocco, David has taken death-defying tuk tuk rides through Cambodia, I have endured food poisoning on an overnight flight across the US…Yet, our experience traveling by bus through the middle of Laos was definitely a trip for the record books.…

  • Blog, Laos, Travel

    Destination Guide: Laos

    By David We made a trip to Laos in July so Alexis could get her Non-Immigrant B Visa (more commonly called a work visa). Read her story about how she landed a teaching job in Chiang Mai. To get the visa, we needed to go to Vientiane, Laos’ capital city. We went over a long weekend, so we had a little more time and decided to make a trip out of it. We knew we wanted…