Worst Bus Ride Ever

Reflecting back on our trip, I can’t help but remember the world’s worst bus ride. Which unfortunately we decided to take overnight. With a bunch of humans who get carsick. Thought I’d share a map of the route. This is not a joke. (But I wish it was)


World Heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site list is well-known to any world traveler. This list is comprised of 981 sites throughout the world that the UNESCO World Heritage committee considers as having “outstanding universal value”. During our trip, here are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites we visited:

August 12th, 2013 | Tags: , | Category: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Italy, Laos, Peru, Spain, Vietnam | Leave a comment

Battle of the Ruins

After our trip to the Angkor Temples, after having been in Peru last month, some people have asked us which was better – Angkor or Machu Picchu? It’s not an easy answer and definitely depends on the person, so I’ll put the two head-to-head in a faceoff of ancient ruins.

-The Sacred Valley of […]

A New Chapter

Well, I have flown on to Thailand to meet up with my friend Jen while Z stays back in Lima until he has his new passport. We didnt want to split but knew that cancelling both flights and buying new flights for both of us would cost a fortune, so this was the best way […]

The Unfortunate Event

We really appreciate all the condolences, and thank you for the kind words. It sucks, but you can’t let it ruin your trip or sway your impression of an entire culture or race. There are bad eggs in every country, that much we all know. If anything else, let this be a lesson to everyone […]


What an understatement. We got a bag stolen from us yesterday. Inside said item (a nice Deuter backpack which probably drew attention in the first place): the DSLR camera, zoom lens, my passport and immigration papers, immunization records, credit/debit cards along with a few other odds and ends not worth mentioning but which I’ll still […]