Tag Archives: budget travel

Guest Blog | Laos Life in the Slow Lane

By Anne Kircher Trip clip from the perspective of a friend, roommate and travel cohort There is a concept in Laos, called “Laos time.” Things get done when the Lao people feel like it.  Efficiency, punctuality – not so big … Continue reading

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Recommended | Conjure new flavors with local cooks

By Perrin Anne and I kicked off our Thailand meal sampling with green curry, which we bought on the sidewalk for 30 baht (less than a dollar). Following ten minutes of belly rubbing, eye rolling, gum smacking, lip licking, and … Continue reading

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Fight and Flight: Four Planes to Thailand

By Perrin Think of the days of ship and wagon transport. Can you imagine Columbus floating in the Depressions, whining about a ten-hour layover?   I repeated this question to myself as if it were a relevant point. Anne and … Continue reading

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Kory French: Circling the Globe on $2000

Kory French, a 33 year-old Canadian-turned-New Yorker, spent five years working his way around the world. We asked him how he did it; his response is below. Visit him at http://koryfrench.blogspot.com. — “Raise High the Canopy, Travelers” By Kory French … Continue reading

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Where in the World Are We?

By Perrin My current travel companion is Dan Balk. He’s a college buddy. In school we called him Math Major Dan. This nickname stemmed from his choice of major, but it stuck because of the novelty factor: never before had … Continue reading

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