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Air BnB: Live Like Locals Do In Okinawa-Hai.

Air BnB: Live Like A Local CONTRIBUTED BY LOUISE DUPUY   One of the most exciting things about going away is getting to know the locale. Exploring...

Stationed in Korea & Japan: A Comparison

Stationed in Korea & Japan: A Comparison Sometimes, living abroad puts the wanderlust in our hearts, and when the opportunity to move from one OCONUS...

Travel Information for Osaka & Kyoto

CONTRIBUTED BY RACHEL NEWMAN Interested in taking a trip to mainland Japan? Rachel's given us a bunch of tips & tricks for making the most of...

Mount Misen

CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN "ELVIS" KING The interior of the diminutive Buddhist hall was dark and uninviting. The top half of the open entry was filled...

Cruising New Zealand and Australia – Part 2: The Itinerary

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are you interested in traveling to New Zealand and Australia, but you don’t want to have to worry about transportation between...

Cruising New Zealand and Australia – Part 1

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are interested in traveling down under, but you don’t know which city to go to? Do you want to maximize your...

A Traditional Ryokan Stay

CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN "ELVIS" KING A ryokan (旅館) or “inn” is a type of traditional Japanese lodge that originated beginning back in the 17th century,...

Visiting Seoul

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are you interested in seeing the Great Wall of China, but you don’t want to pay the hefty Chinese visa fee?...

Sapporo Snow Festival

CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES As I write this out, it is a scorching, hot Okinawan day. The armpits are sweating, there is no breeze whatsoever...

Visiting Hong Kong

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are you interested in seeing the Great Wall of China, but you don’t want to pay the hefty Chinese visa fee?...

Okonomiyaki: Nagata-Ya’s Hiroshima

CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN "ELVIS" KING “Nagata-ya,” said the tiny female valet as she tapped the map she was marking for us. We were checking into...

Mainland Trip To Gero

CONTRIBUTED BY HALEY MEAGHER My husband and I were in search of a vacation where we could once again enjoy crisp fall air, scenic woodland views,...

Beijing

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are you interested in seeing the Great Wall of China, but you don’t want to pay the hefty Chinese visa fee?...

Visit China Without The Visa Fee

CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE BUDZIEN Are you interested in seeing the Great Wall of China, but you don’t want to pay the hefty Chinese visa fee?...

Chiang Mai Elephant Rescue: Ran-Tong

CONTRIBUTED BY KELSEY HUGHES Spending a day with elephants was the only thing my husband insisted we do on our recent trip to Chiang Mai,...

Floating Torii

CONTRIBUTED BY KEVIN "ELVIS" KING Standing at the base of perhaps the most iconic torii in all of Asia, it’s easy to feel the divine...

Airport Transfer: Haneda to Narita

CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON R. The following sentence in airline search engines has always struck fear into my heart: *Note- this itinerary has an airport change* This line of...

Air BnB — Auckland, NZ

CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH BANCROFT When you plan a vacation what is your least favorite part? Is it finding a flight? Reserving a car? Booking a...

Etajima & Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

CONTRIBUTED BY KASSIE ODRISCOLL After a failed attempt to Space-A to Iwakuni, we finally made it to Hiroshima. We had one last ferry to take...

Mount Fuji on a Budget

CONTRIBUTED BY ANABELA DA SILVA JENKINS Expectations were high when we booked this trip. The plan was simple: quick three day trip solely dedicated to...

A Mission Trip to Cambodia

CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS/PHOTOS BY PETER VANOSDALL AND MARIE LEWIS I recently had the opportunity to go on a short-term Christian mission trip with a...

Traveling with Children

CONTRIBUTED BY SHANNON R. Following a last minute trip back to the States on emergency leave with my three children, ages 4, 7 and 9, I...

Macau: A Day Trip from Hong Kong

CONTRIBUTED BY HANNAH CURTIS With Peach Air’s new route, Naha  - Hong Kong, having just started in February 2015, I suspect a lot more people will...

Vietnam & Cambodia Vespa Adventures

Editor's Note: In addition to the vespa tours in Vietnam and Cambodia described below, Marie wrote about various places she stayed in those countries. Click...

Hoi An, Vietnam

CONTRIBUTED BY MINDY MORRIS Hoi An doesn’t have a checklist. The guidebook won’t provide you with a detailed itinerary with places to go and things to...

Navutu Dreams Resort & Spa – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Editor’s Note: This is one of several hotels Marie visited in Vietnam and Cambodia. Click here to read her full itinerary. CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS Navutu...

Tree Lodge – Mondulkiri, Cambodia

Editor’s Note: This is one of several hotels/lodges Marie visited in Vietnam and Cambodia. Click here to read her full itinerary. CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS Tree...

The Villa Paradiso – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Editor’s Note: This is one of several hotels Marie visited in Vietnam and Cambodia. Click here to read her full itinerary. CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS The...

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge – Chau Doc, Vietnam

Editor's Note: This is one of several hotels/lodges Marie visited in Vietnam and Cambodia. Click here to read her full itinerary. CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS After leaving the...

The Rex Hotel Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Editor's Note: This is one of several hotels/lodges Marie visited in Vietnam and Cambodia. Click here to read her full itinerary. CONTRIBUTED BY MARIE LEWIS We stayed at...

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