Category Archives: Laos

Blame it on the Rain

In the early planning phases for the World by Road, we wanted to be as flexible as possible in determining our route and setting timeframes for each country. There were, however, a few macro-level timeframes that we wanted to maintain to make overland travel in certain regions of the world as easy as possible. Namely, we […]

What is that smell?

At home we all have different ways of doing our laundry.  Some of us use a certain type of detergent with a certain smell, others use a special rinse or dryer sheet. As a wee lad friends of mine would end up with my clothes and depending on who it was, their parents would wash the […]


Just a little notice for those of you that may not have seen on the homepage. We have broken 10,000 miles! Along with this we have now also visited 10 different countries. The miles should start to turn over more quickly in the coming months. Our exact entry date into China should be available to us […]

You Guys Have it Pretty Easy

This is a statement we get from a lot of other travelers we meet on the road. The Toyotas stand out like a sore thumb anywhere we go and within minutes of parking them, whether it be at a guesthouse, a border crossing, a national park entrance or a popular attraction, we find ourselves deep in […]