A Day in Macau

Macau wasn’t really a place either of us dreamed about visiting, in fact I’m pretty sure Jake had never even heard of it before! ¬†Macau was added to our itinerary when I found AirAsia flights that were significantly cheaper to Bangkok and had us arriving at a more desirable time. Note for those planning a similar route: it is difficult to find fights from Hong Kong to Bangkok that get you in at a decent Read More …

Day 2 in Hong Kong

It was ironic and well fitting that just as my first time overseas was to visit the Pearl of Africa (Uganda), my first stop in Asia was to the Pearl of the Orient. Hong Kong certainly did not disappoint! We had an amazing first day in Hong Kong, exploring Lantau Island and seeing the Symphony of Lights show. Day two though turned it out to be one of our favorite days on our 19 day Read More …

8 Travel Mistakes We Made in Southeast Asia

Our recent trip to Southeast Asia was by far our most epic trip yet! It also was the most complicated trip we have ever planned. It was our first time traveling abroad together¬†and it was our first multi-country trip. Overall I am pleased with how we were able to pull it off. We navigated 7 airports, set foot on 5 different countries, we never missed a flight or ride and we somehow managed to come Read More …

First Day in Hong Kong

Arrival Day We arrived to Hong Kong International around 4 in the afternoon, fresh off a 13+ hour direct flight from Vancouver, B.C. We were pleased immediately with how smoothly everything operated, from the airport to the Mass Transit Railway (MTR). We were able to easily navigate to our hotel in the Tsim Sha Tsui area of Kowloon; just 2 short blocks away from the Victoria Harbor. The sidewalks were quite crowded since it was Read More …

3 Nights in Hong Kong {VIDEO POST}

We decided to buy a GoPro before the trip started to help us better document all our travels and adventures (including taking it under water for snorkeling!). This is the highlights of our travels from Seattle International to Vancouver, B.C. where we had a 24 hour stopover. And after a 13 hour direction flight on Air Canada we made it Hong Kong. We had 2.5 days to explore this amazing city! We loved the food, Read More …