Tag Archives: off the beaten path

Relaxing in Mai Chau

We have spent the last few days in an area of Vietnam known as Mai Chau, a rural area about a three hour or so drive from Hanoi.  It was a perfect place to visit after the hustle and bustle … Continue reading

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Hanoi Murals

When you have been to Hanoi multiple times like we have, you start looking for some off the beaten path things to do.  Luckily, there are two sets of murals in Hanoi and both are within walking distance of the … Continue reading

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Off the beaten track in Siem Reap

One of the things Robert and I like best is getting off the beaten track a little bit and seeing how people really live in the places we visit.  We were thrilled then to come across the combo tour offered … Continue reading

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A scooter ride around Phuket

After sitting on our butts and doing next to nothing for two weeks, we finally decided it was time to rent a scooter.  But renting a scooter in Phuket is a bit more difficult than some other places.  First, many … Continue reading

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Even further off the beaten track.

So…when the concierge has never even heard of the temple you plan to visit, you know you must be doing something right.  (And, the fact that she later expressed surprise that we visited the temple independently just sealed the deal). … Continue reading

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A bit off the beaten track

So…when you have been to Bangkok multiple times, and you’ve already seen most of the famous sights, you start looking for off the beaten track sights to see.

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