The year 2014 was a banner year in terms of travel. I’ve visited Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Australasia, on top of the roadtrips we’ve done through the U.S. To spark up some travel lust, peer through these blog posts:


Nasi kandar in Penang. Photo by Tina.

Why You Should Take the [Aeroline] Bus in Malaysia

Penang Street Food Over Four Days

Leaving Koh Samui, to Penang via Hat Yai


Elephants having a feed by the river. Photo by Tina.

Leaving Koh Samui, to Penang via Hat Yai

How To Thanksgiving on Koh Samui: Eat Pie

Elephant Nature Park: A Day with 42 Elephants


Angkor Wat. Photo by Warwick Meade.

Exploring Angkor Wat

Exploring Angkor Thom and Beyond

Eating Insects at Bugs Cafe in Siem Reap

Fish Pedicure: A Supposedly Fun Thing I Will Never Do Again


Vietnam flags on Halong Bay cruise ships at sunset.

Free Gray Hair Plucking with Massage in HCMC

Attempting To Speak Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

How Will A Tall Husband Deal with the Overnight Sleeper Bus?

I Miss My Couch: Not Homesick, Creature-Comfort Sick

Cruising Ha Long Bay

Zen and the Art of Walking into Hanoi Motorbike Traffic

South Korea

Multiuse unit in a room at Small House Big Door

Seoul: Small House, Big Door, Cool Hotel


Osaka bento box with Asahi beer. Photo by Warwick Meade.

Hiroshima-Style Japanese Pancakes

Shinkansen and Ekiben: Eating all the JR Train Station Bento Boxes

How Will a Tall Husband React to Sleeping at a Ryokan?

Visiting a Cat Cafe in Tokyo

Surreal Experience Hearing Clean Bandit’s ‘Rather Be’ in Tokyo

United States

Flying Singapore Airlines’s A380 LAX-NRT

What I Carry On Board for Long Haul Flights

Photo 1 by Kiwi, photo 2 by Tina, photo 3 by Kiwi