RTW Adventure

a trip by CrispyLife
From: February 6th 2015
Until: ongoing

Follow us on our "big trip" around the world covering SE Asia, China, USA, Central America & South America.
Trip Length: 4 ½ years
Blog Entries: 113
Photos: 4013
Words: 209285

Blog Entries

Date Blog Title Location
February 6th 2015 Packing: where does one start? Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater Manchester
February 6th 2015 What’s in our packs. Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater Manchester
February 6th 2015 Pre-trip Excitement, Overwhelming feelings and Emotional Goodbyes. Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater Manchester
February 8th 2015 Goodbye Manchester, Hello Tokyo Asia » Japan » Tokyo » Asakusa
February 9th 2015 Sightseeing across Tokyo, and venturing further afield to Nikko Asia » Japan » Tokyo
February 12th 2015 Part 2 Tokyo: The city of bikes, bright lights and amazing sights Asia » Japan » Tokyo
February 16th 2015 Kyoto: home to wooden temples, colourful shrines and the mysterious Geisha Asia » Japan » Kyoto
February 20th 2015 Hiroshima and the island of Miyajima Asia » Japan » Hiroshima » Hiroshima
February 22nd 2015 Osaka and Japan overview; cost, accomodation etc Asia » Japan » Osaka
February 24th 2015 Short stop over in Bangkok Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Bangkok
February 26th 2015 The ancient capital ruins of Thailand: Ayutthaya Asia » Thailand » Central Thailand » Ayutthaya
February 27th 2015 Culture shock in Myanmar: the city of Yangon Asia » Burma » Yangon Region » Yangon
March 2nd 2015 An enchanted kingdom of magnificent temples; Bagan Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Bagan
March 6th 2015 Humbled by our 3 day trek over the mountains of Myanmar. Asia » Burma » Eastern Burma » Kalaw
March 8th 2015 Inle Lake: Home of the famous fishermen and atmospheric waterways Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Inle Lake
March 11th 2015 Exploring Mandalay from the outside Asia » Burma » Mandalay Region » Mandalay
March 13th 2015 Langkawi: Sun sea and Malaysian tourism Asia » Malaysia » Langkawi
March 16th 2015 Art appreciation and food infatuation Asia » Malaysia » Penang » George Town
March 19th 2015 Cameron cups of tea, strawberries and trekking Asia » Malaysia » Pahang » Cameron Highlands
March 21st 2015 What daydreams are made of Asia » Malaysia » Terengganu » Perhentian Kecil
March 24th 2015 Enjoying KL with a day trip to Malacca Asia » Malaysia » Wilayah Persekutuan » Kuala Lumpur
March 27th 2015 Stunned by the poverty and contrasts in Manila! Asia » Philippines » Manila
March 29th 2015 Snakes On A Plain...!! Asia » Philippines » Banaue
April 1st 2015 The spiritual highs and the deep dark lows of Sagada Asia » Philippines » Sagada
April 4th 2015 The bloodiness of Good Friday Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Cebu City
April 5th 2015 Malapscua; our anniversary getaway Asia » Philippines » Cebu » Malapascua
April 9th 2015 Shh...The tarsiers are sleeping Asia » Philippines » Bohol » Tagbilaran
April 13th 2015 Our undiscovered Paradise Asia » Philippines
April 18th 2015 Sunsets on Sugar beach Asia » Philippines » Negros » Sipalay City
April 22nd 2015 Making new friends in the sea Asia » Philippines » Negros Oriental » Apo Island
April 26th 2015 Laidback in the sleepy village of Port Barton. Asia » Philippines » Palawan » Port Barton
April 29th 2015 Snorkeling, Adventure and Adrenalin in El Nido Asia » Philippines » Palawan » El Nido
May 3rd 2015 Island hopping, a dangerous encounter and an overnight stay on our own private island (el Nido p2) Asia » Philippines » Palawan » El Nido
May 12th 2015 Scam artists, bare feet and a Hit and run. Asia » Indonesia » Java » Yogyakarta
May 16th 2015 Exploring the gangs of Solo Asia » Indonesia » Java » Solo
May 19th 2015 The beautiful yet devastatingly destructive Bromo Asia » Indonesia » Java » Bromo Tengger Semeru
May 20th 2015 A treacherous decent into the blue flames of Hell Asia » Indonesia » Java » Ijen Plateau
May 21st 2015 Monkey trouble in Ubud (p1) Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Ubud
May 23rd 2015 Cleansing the Mind, Body and Soul (Ubud p2). Asia » Indonesia » Bali
May 26th 2015 Surf's up Asia » Indonesia » Bali » Legian
May 27th 2015 Death at a funeral Asia » Indonesia » Sulawesi » Tana Toraja
June 3rd 2015 Why choose one when you can try all three! Asia » Indonesia » Lombok » Gili Air
June 9th 2015 How to fall in love with Singapore in 36 hours Asia » Singapore
June 11th 2015 Hong Kong: More than just a city!! (pt.1) Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon
June 13th 2015 Hong kong: More than a just a city (pt.2) Asia » Hong Kong » Kowloon
June 15th 2015 Saying goodbye to western norms as we enter China and the beautiful Yangshuo Asia » China » Guangxi » Yangshuo
June 17th 2015 Sitting on top of the world Asia » China » Guangxi » Xingping
June 20th 2015 The long stand off with an angry taxi man. Asia » China » Guangxi » Guilin
June 21st 2015 Planet of the apes meets Avatar! Asia » China » Hunan » Zhangjiajie
June 24th 2015 An uncovered long forgotten masterpiece Asia » China » Shaanxi » Xi'an
June 27th 2015 Into the desert Asia » China » Gansu » Dunhuang
June 29th 2015 A taste of Tibet Asia » China » Gansu » Xiahe
July 1st 2015 Friendly pilgrims, beautiful surrounds and delicious food. Asia » China » Gansu » Langmusi
July 3rd 2015 Rustic China: Cobblestone Alleys and Red Laterns Asia » China » Shanxi » Pingyao
July 5th 2015 Near death experience on the great wall! Asia » China » Beijing » Great Wall of China
July 9th 2015 We came, we saw, we conquered (part2 of the Great Wall and more sightseeing) Asia » China » Beijing » Forbidden City
July 9th 2015 Lijiang: Venice meets traditional China Asia » China » Yunnan » Lijiang
July 11th 2015 Leaping tiger, Hidden gorge(ous) Asia » China » Yunnan » Tiger Leaping Gorge
July 15th 2015 Waist deep in water in the middle of the jungle Asia » Laos » North » Luang Namtha
July 19th 2015 Mastering the art of doing nothing Asia » Laos » North
July 21st 2015 Swinging in the rain; Muang Ngoi Asia » Laos » North » Muang Ngoi Neua
July 24th 2015 The 40mile cycle in search of a stunning waterfall...was it worth it? Asia » Laos » West » Luang Prabang
July 28th 2015 What were we thinking? Get us out of here!! Asia » Laos » West » Vang Vieng
July 30th 2015 Nothing but time in the capital Asia » Laos » West » Vientiane
August 10th 2015 India, our dream or idea of a nightmare Asia » India » National Capital Territory » New Delhi
August 11th 2015 Running away from the scammers in Delhi Asia » India » National Capital Territory » Delhi
August 13th 2015 Taj Mahal: What's the big deal? Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Agra
August 14th 2015 Finding calm in the Chaos Asia » India » Rajasthan » Bundi
August 16th 2015 Exploring the majestic fort of Chittorgarh Asia » India » Rajasthan » Chittorgarh
August 17th 2015 Capturing moments that will stay with us forever: Udaipur Asia » India » Rajasthan » Udaipur
August 22nd 2015 Dog bites, soaring heights and flying kites Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jodhpur
August 23rd 2015 A night in the desert under the Stars Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaisalmer
August 26th 2015 Through the eye of an elephant Asia » India » Rajasthan » Jaipur
August 30th 2015 Witnessing life...and death by the Ganges Asia » India » Uttar Pradesh » Varanasi
September 1st 2015 Goa: I don't ever want to go home. Asia » India » Goa » Anjuna Beach
September 4th 2015 Don't worry be Hampi Asia » India » Karnataka » Hampi
September 7th 2015 Indian rules and southern hospitality Asia » India » Karnataka » Mysore
September 9th 2015 A love affair with the backwaters of Kerala Asia » India » Kerala » Alleppey
September 13th 2015 Watching the sun melt one last time in India Asia » India » Kerala » Kochi
January 17th 2016 New York; Burgers, Festivals and Comedy North America » United States » New York » New York
January 20th 2016 The draw(l) of Boston. North America » United States » Massachusetts » Boston
January 26th 2016 Washington, DC -In the midst of Pope-mania North America » United States » District of Columbia » Washington D.C.
January 28th 2016 The home of Country and Rock: where the music doesn't stop North America » United States » Tennessee
January 30th 2016 Uncovering secrets, finding strength and getting lost within the magic of music and food North America » United States » Tennessee » Memphis
February 3rd 2016 A taste of the South; New orleans North America » United States » Louisiana » New Orleans
February 4th 2016 Water life: Sailing through the Venice of Texas North America » United States » Texas » San Antonio
February 15th 2016 Slowing down to think in Austin North America » United States » Texas » Austin
February 16th 2016 Vegas on the cheap.. Mission impossible?? North America » United States » Nevada » Las Vegas
February 20th 2016 Mind blown North America » United States » Arizona » Grand Canyon National Park
February 22nd 2016 Surf, sunsets and lederhosen North America » United States » California » San Diego
February 26th 2016 Our search for the Californian dream in LA North America » United States » California » Los Angeles
March 1st 2016 Windows down, sun in our faces, cruising the Californian coast North America » United States » California » Big Sur
March 5th 2016 Desperate to get inside a prison others were desperate to escape from North America » United States » California » San Francisco
March 9th 2016 From the hammock to the beach and back North America » Mexico » Quintana Roo » Isla Mujeres
March 10th 2016 Bienvenidos a Miami North America » United States » Florida » Miami Beach
March 17th 2016 Whispers of Colombia South America » Colombia » Cartagena
March 18th 2016 Explosions of Colour, Music and Dance everywhere South America » Colombia » Cartagena
March 19th 2016 White sand, palm trees, turquoise waters and a Coco Loco in hand South America » Colombia » Cartagena
March 23rd 2016 Ditching a bed for a hammock by the sea South America » Colombia » Santa Marta » Parque Nacional Tayrona
March 28th 2016 From one extreme to the other South America » Colombia » San Gil
April 15th 2016 Walking the cobblestoned streets South America » Colombia » Villa de Leyva
April 24th 2016 A splash of colour bringing light to darkness South America » Colombia » Bogota
May 4th 2016 In the land of giants...and coffee South America » Colombia » Quindío » Salento
May 10th 2016 The city with a dark past and a silver lining South America » Colombia » Medellin
May 17th 2016 Green Hills, Blue Lakes and a Pink Pegasus! South America » Colombia » Medellin
May 22nd 2016 Celebrating Black and White in Colour South America » Colombia » Pasto
May 30th 2016 An emotional bus ride from Colombia to Ecuador! South America » Colombia » Ipiales
June 2nd 2016 Journey to the centre of the world South America » Ecuador » North » Quito
June 16th 2016 Beware of the dogs South America » Ecuador » Centre » Quilotoa
June 19th 2016 Don't go chasing waterfalls...unless your in Baños South America » Ecuador » Centre » Baños
June 24th 2016 The beginning of an end and the ugly face of Corruption!! South America » Peru » Piura » Máncora
June 28th 2016 Entering Narnia South America » Peru » Ancash » Huaraz
July 13th 2016 A day to explore the city of grandeur South America » Peru » Lima » Lima » Lima
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