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We’re Joining the Peace Corps Zambia

Adam and I are so excited to announce that we will be serving in Zambia as Peace Corps volunteers starting February 2018! We have been in the lengthy application process for 6 months and only recently had we officially been given legal and medical clearance.  I added a menu to write about Peace Corps service … Continue reading We’re Joining the Peace Corps Zambia

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Skydiving in Goulburn, Australia – Adrenalin Skydive Review

Adam and I never exchanged Christmas gifts other than homemade paintings/cards or e-books. As frugal minimalists, we just don’t want to accumulate things we don’t need for the sake of giving a gift. But Adam gave me the best gift this year. During the warm and sunny holiday season in Sydney, we were housesitting in … Continue reading Skydiving in Goulburn, Australia – Adrenalin Skydive Review

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Road Trip from Cairns to Sydney: Top Destinations that Aren’t Beaches

Most people envision pristine waters and surfers under the sun when imagining an Australian holiday. True, Australia is blessed with spectacular beaches; it’s no wonder that 85% of the population lives near the coast. Not everyone, however, is into sandy stretches of coast. When planning your driving itinerary, switch it up by exploring the other gems of Australia’s coast. Here are six not-so-obvious recommendations on your Cairns-Sydney road trip.  

Northern Vietnam Travel Guide

When it comes to Southeast Asian countries, Vietnam is easily my favorite pick. Once a lesser-known destination, it has become more and more popular among tourists in recent years. With its beautiful nature and cultural diversity, Vietnam attracted 10 million visitors in 2016, an increase of 26.0% from 2015. From the peaceful rice valleys of Sapa in Northern Vietnam stretching to the bustling city of the Ho Chi Minh in the south, Vietnam is home to a wealth of attractions and amazing cuisine that will attract both budget and luxury-seeking travelers. Here’s your complete travel guide for your 1 week's trip in Northern Vietnam