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Laos Archives - Our Epic Adventure

16 Mar


4,000 Islands… Not a bad place to do our taxes!

March 16, 2014 | By |

At some point in 12 months of travel, you realize you need to do your taxes and be mature adults, so you look for a really pretty, chill place with decent wifi, gorgeous views that don’t require moving to see them, and a large supply of fruit smoothies. Read More

13 Mar


More Padding Maybe! The Thakhek Loop & Konglor Cave

March 13, 2014 | By |

We had heard that the Thakhek area would be a nice place to break up our travels southward, with beautiful surrounding areas, a taste of Laotian rural life, and remarkable caves. Read More

09 Mar


Vientiane: Chill Vibes in the Laotian Capital

March 9, 2014 | By |

Right on the Mekong River and just across from Thailand, Vientiane doesn’t seem a hopping capital city, but it has a slow pace, chill vibe, and great food. Read More

04 Mar


Angels & Freaks of Thai Massage Circus

March 4, 2014 | By |

For the first month of our Asia travels, we were not actually in Asia — but rather in a little bubble of hippie paradise. Before we left, we had asked a trusted friend for advice on a Thai massage school in Thailand, and were told that what we should do instead is go to the Circus. Read More

03 Mar


Luuu-ang Praaaa-bang!

March 3, 2014 | By |

Our surprising landing point in our Asian adventure was the city of Luang Prabang, Laos. A UNESCO site famed for its preponderance of temples, it’s quite charming although overrun with travelers. We spent a month at Thai Massage Circus an hour outside of Luang Prabang, so we were in the city for a few days before and after as well as on our days off from the training. Read More

02 Mar


Thank you & Greetings from Laos!

March 2, 2014 | By |

We feel so blessed to have such an incredible community at home, and have been sending our wedding thank-you’s from the road. We decided to send all of our remaining thank-you’s, and hope that the Laotian and other postal mail systems are up to snuff! Read More

01 Feb


36 hours from the Americas to Asia

February 1, 2014 | By |

In our year of anticipated travel, we had a rough plan through the end of February, and zero plans after that. Our biggest transit was from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Luang Prabang, Laos, which would take 36 hours from starting airport to finishing airport and cost a whopping $4K of our total budget. Read More