Koh Chang, Thailand – A Great Place To Decompress And Eat Amazing Thai Food

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Koh Chang, Thailand has been my favorite Thai Island since visiting it last in 2012. I was excited to get back and show Shelly the island and experience it’s laid back vibe.  We decided to hit the road again and after working a wonderful 13 week nursing contract at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, California. […]

San Jose, Costa Rica – The Broken Dream Of Living In Costa Rica And Why We Don’t Care

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We made our way from Tamarindo to San Jose on our travel adventure and mini-dream of living in Costa Rica. Our plan is to begin working so we can begin living our “pura vida” dream and make some more money and eventually head to South America.  We arrived in San Jose and it wasn’t exactly […]

Teaching In Hanoi, Vietnam – Growing City, Talent Shows and Christmas Break

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We passed our one year on-the-road mark in November.  A lot has happened while teaching in Hanoi, and we are plugging along, meeting our goals, and generally enjoying life. School is a stressful atmosphere. Some days we love teaching. Some days we do not. It’s a roller-coaster career with ups and downs just like any job I suppose. […]

Teaching English In Hanoi – The Average Day In An International School In Vietnam

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I remember the 4th grade Vietnam is a strange place sometimes, however Shelly and I were determined to make teaching English in Hanoi, Vietnam work.  My most memorable year in early childhood schooling, was the 4th grade.  My teacher was Mrs. VanTine. She was a hottie from what I can remember. Although I really wasn’t “into […]

Getting from San Pedro Sula to Tikal - Maya De Oro's Hell On Wheels

Getting from San Pedro Sula to Tikal – Maya De Oro’s Hell On Wheels

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Traveling via bus in Central America is common for travelers and locals alike. Not being familiar with how the transportation system works can be frustrating for foreigners. You are typically sold a ticket for a certain kind of bus and told vaguely how things will work. More often than not things do not go as […]

Why Semuc Champey, Guatemala Might Be The Most Beautiful Place On The Earth

Why Semuc Champey, Guatemala Might Be The Most Beautiful Place On The Earth

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After making our way from Northern Chile, spending some time in Santiago, Vina Del Mar, and Renaca we flew down to the Chilean Patagonia to Punta Arenas, Chile.  Punta Arenas is one of the furthermost cities in Chile and the hub exploring the Magellan Straits, Magdalena Island, and Tierra Del Fuego.  The first thing we […]