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Working in a Hostel in Taipei, Settling Down, and our Next Adventures

Hello fellow Trekkers! Things have been a little slow on the writing front lately, mostly because we’ve been settling into a routine at our latest Workaway. Still, I thought it would be good to give a little recap on what we’ve been up to lately. 

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A Westerner’s Guide to Traveling Around Taiwan

When Anthony and I were deciding where to go after Vietnam we had a little trouble picking a destination.  Ideally we wanted to stay in Southeast Asia, but since we knew we would be going back to Thailand in November to meet his sister and her boyfriend, that didn’t seem like a good choice, and […]

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Our First Weeks as ESL Teachers

Before Breada and I ever left on this trip, we had a rough idea of how it was going to go. It was originally supposed to be a round the world trip and we budgeted for about a year, but within the first month that itinerary went up in smoke with our motorbike accident on […]

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Motorbiking Part 9 – The Final Leg and Selling our Bikes

In Motorbiking Part 8 I talked about our overnight train ride from Dong Hoi to Ninh Binh, and how it wasn’t exactly our favorite city in Vietnam. There were a few factors that played into this. First, Breada was sick most of the time we were there. For 2 out of the 4 days we […]

The Always Bustling Phnom Penh

A Love Letter to Phnom Penh

As I’ve mentioned before, our initial impression of Cambodia wasn’t the best, and after a few days in Siem Reap we decided to only spend about two weeks total in the whole country.  The beaches weren’t really something we felt like we needed to do since we spent SO much time at the beach in […]

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Our First Workaway

I can’t remember how I came across Workaway, but I can tell you from the moment I learned about it I knew it was something I wanted to incorporate in my travels. For a small fee of $29 ($38 for two people), you have access to thousands of odd-job postings from around the world, from […]