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After a 5 hour plane trip from Beijing (see previous post), we arrived in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I have tons of stories from our time in Chiang Mai, but I’ll break it down into highlights of what we did, tips and recommendations.         || WHERE WE STAYED: We booked an Airbnb to […]

Asia, Travel Hacks

December 15, 2019

Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Our flight departed from Newark around 11am. At 14 hours it was the longest flight I had done. Adam has been to India and Russia so he’s been on long flights.   Surprisingly, it really wasn’t that bad. We flew Air China which is not high end, but they had onboard entertainment for every passenger, […]

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December 6, 2019

Beijing 24 Hour Layover

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I went to Asia.   WHAT?! It still seems surreal. But dang, it was an amazing adventure.   Earlier in the year we realized we’d have a lull in work at the end of the year, and even though we had a family cruise planned for thanksgiving, we wanted to take advantage of the lull and […]

Asia, Travel Hacks

December 4, 2019

How I ended up in Asia

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A couple years back I went to a seminar about traveling the world for next to nothing. One of the recommendations the presenter gave was in regards to finding cheap flights. Have you heard of ITA Software? If not, check it out!   ITA Software technology is widely used by domestic and international airlines, online […]

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September 3, 2015

Looking for cheap flights?

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So I wasn’t aware of these sites until about a year and a half ago, but since then have used them about 4 times. These 3 sites i’d recommend to anyone looking for an affordable getaway to anywhere around the world. Instead of paying for a hotel, which are both boring, simple, and cramped, you […]

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August 20, 2015

Find entire HOUSES to rent, at HOTEL prices or less!

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