Across Vietnam’s Central Highlands, Part 1

  Holy sweet heaven and earth. After four days on motorcycle and foot through Vietnam’s Central Highlands, I am ridiculously thankful for the experience and the newunderstandings gained, and ridiculously happy…

The $10 Tour Around Fascinating Dalat

What can you get for ten dollars and seven hours in Dalat, Vietnam? Sheesh– what CAN’T you get? Check out all the amazing and bizarre sights… 1. Linh Phuoc Pagoda:…

The Bumpy Bus Ride from Mui Ne to Dalat

Busty travelers of the world: strap on your triple strength sports bras before attempting the passage from Mui Ne, Vietnam, to Dalat! And if you’ve got back problems, hoo boy!…

$10 Touristic Day Package Joy

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com I am fundamentally a lazy bum. Therefore, I usually kick and scream when friends try to get me to mobilize for touristic productivity….

The $30 a Day Budget Secret

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com A major goal of this blog is to show folks who think they don’t have the luxury to travel that it’s actually…

A New Appreciation of Japan

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com I’ll admit it: when I was in Japan for those ten days in August, I didn’t get it. Everything was so quiet… so…

How do you Choose Where to Stay?

By Lillie Catch more of her travels at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com Five hours out of Ho Chi Minh City, our bus trundled into Mui Ne: a beautiful coastal town in South-Central Vietnam. What followed…

The “Pho 24″ Quest of Ho Chi Minh City

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com In the meantime, I am splurging on a fancy $10 a night hotel which is ooooh so needed. Recently, several people have referred…

Trust and Traveling: Enter Vietnam

By Lillie Catch more of her travels at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com “One dollar only to Pham ngo Lao,” the taxi driver said, holding open the taxi door. The blazing lights of Ho Chi Minh…

The Toxic Lake of Phnom Penh

By LillieCatch more of her posts at http://www.aroundtheworldl.comThere is a toxic lake at the heart of Phnom Penh. If you swim in it, your flesh may sizzle, or perhaps the…