I LOVE Salads No Matter Where I Go!

  We've been in Vientiane for 2 days.  This is our second time here.  Since J has to do a visa run anyway, we decided we'll make these  short holiday jaunts to Laos.  Our goal was to come in Thursday, get to the consulate office,  apply for visa then off to Luang Prabang on Friday … Continue reading I LOVE Salads No Matter Where I Go!

Travel Tech: Sights of SE Asia taken on a Nokia N97mini

    For two weeks in Southeast Asia, I had the privilege of using the beautiful (yes, I said "beautiful") Nokia N97mini (free trial phone from WomWorldNokia) smart phone as my primary camera.   As a lazy guy, it was great to have a pocket-sized camera to take shots at any given moment.  Compared to my … Continue reading Travel Tech: Sights of SE Asia taken on a Nokia N97mini

Our Laos Visa Run: How To Get A Double-Entry Thai Tourist Visa

For those of us living abroad, having to do the "Visa Run" is both challenging yet necessary.  We're not complaining about having to do it, but it sure can be confusing.  So here's our account of our trip to the capital of Laos to apply for new visas at the Thai Consulate in Vientiane.  We … Continue reading Our Laos Visa Run: How To Get A Double-Entry Thai Tourist Visa