The boys and I went to have our hair washed today. It was $1.20 for me, and 60 cents each for them. The awesome hair stylin’ is complimentary. Jobes looked handsome. Deeds got a wet shirt. Jobes said that I looked “like a DJ”. He didn’t know how to express “from the 1980’s” Look at […]
Laos is a fantastic place to visit. Places like Bangkok or Chiang Mai, Thailand, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam have their charms but are undeniably saturated with western influence. Even after 9 years in Laos, I can still say that it is relatively “off the map”. In Luang Prabang, in Pakse, and yes, […]
I was excited to have the opportunity to review Fodor’s Thailand, 11th Edition: With Side Trips to Cambodia & Laos . But now that I am sitting down to write about it, it is quiet a difficult task. Why? Because I have been to Thailand more than 30 times in the past 6 years. Not […]
Enjoy a tour of Patuxay, the Victory Arch (or Victory Monument or Victory Gate, depending on who you ask). Patuxay is one of my favorite sites to visit in Vientiane, Laos. It has some interesting “urban legends” connected to it, but I think it is more polite not to post about those. I hope you […]
Please enjoy the premier of the Mom Most Traveled webisode series! Today: Mom Most Traveled and family visit a large new Chinese market in Vientiane, Laos. I have another one on in the cutting room for final edits, so stay tuned! I welcome your feed back! What do YOU want to learn from a Mom […]
Several months ago, I shared pictures of my sad bathroom on WW. Today, I want to allow you to behold the majesty that is our MASTER bathroom. Feel free to use any of the multitude of luxurious features in your own living space. Pay attention to these fabulous design elements: window, open to the outside […]
Jojo and Deeds being welcomed into our favorite jiaozi shop in Vientiane. A weird sign from the water park in Vientiane, Laos.
Jojo’s 4th birthday is on Saturday, so today (with permission) we went to his school to celebrate. At school the children take off their shoes and put them on a special shelf outside the door. When we arrived, the teacher was having the children make birthday cards for Jojo. I was impressed! I brought snacks […]