Koh Kradan, Thailand

We heard Koh Kradan described as ‘Paradise Lost? – Paradise Found’. It is a small island with beautiful beaches and only a handful of hotels, all of which are rustic. Most visitors come for a day by boat for snorkeling and never even set foot on shore, however the people that make time to stay on…

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Vang Vieng, Laos

Surrounded by breathtaking mountains, rice paddies, and rivers, it is no surprise that Vang Vieng attracts hoards of backpackers, vacationers, and adventurers. The town has a booming and still growing bar scene not unlike that of a spring break destination. At first it was overwhelming to see this Laotian oasis overrun by bars offering free…

Channel Islands National Park, CA

The Channel Islands are a national park off of the coast of CA which we almost missed. The park consists of several islands, but the real gem is the marine life that surrounds the islands. Water sports are a must if you want to see the Channel Islands. Day 69 October 10, 2014 Miles 8135…

Fenwick Island, DE

The Herr’s have a family tradition of spending one week a summer at a beach on the East Coast. Being from land-locked western Pennsylvania, beach vacations are relatively new to me. This year the destination was a beach house on the bayside of Fenwick Island (the northern tip of Ocean City Maryland ). Traditionally beach…

New Orleans, LA

For a long time I’ve wanted to go to N’awlins; the food, the music, the mysterious history, and the character. We went to New Orleans in mid-April, and it was hot! If you are not a night owl and plan to be out in the day, I wouldn’t recommend going to New Orleans in the…