Traveling Tall  [Blog]

Traveling Tall [Blog]

Destinations            [Index of places traveled]

Destinations     [Index of places traveled]

Art & Ephemera  [Museums, art, and other things found along the way]

Art & Ephemera [Museums, art, and other things found along the way]

A Penny Saved  [Traveling on a Budget]

A Penny Saved [Traveling on a Budget]

Off the Beaten Path  [Things you may not otherwise notice when on the road]

Off the Beaten Path [Things you may not otherwise notice when on the road]

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Traveling Tall [Blog]
Two Seatbelts

It finally happened on my flight to Seoul. I tried to squeeze my seat belt the last three centimeters to click it tight across my hips, but no matter how I adjusted in my seat, it clearly wasn’t going to happen. My absolute worst fears were coming true.

An American in Vietnam: Part 2

The following day we made the trek to the Chu Chi tunnels. The intricacy of the tunnels the Vietnamese created to evade the Americans were nothing but impressive. These tunnels represented true guerrilla warfare.

An American in Vietnam: Part 1

I went to Vietnam for more than the history of the war. I went for the food, the scenery, and the chance to experience another Asian culture apart from Japan. The war happens to be a part of my and their country's history, but it wasn’t the reason I went on the holiday. However, I felt like if I visited Vietnam and didn’t visit the museums and war attractions, I would be ignoring a huge part of their history, as well as American history.

Returning from The Flash Pack's Vietnam and Cambodia group tour

The Flash Pack, a relatively new company, promised basically the world for a group tour. A tour company for 30-40 somethings that offered luxury accommodations, a schedule that allowed for independence, biking/kayaking/hiking, a group that was no more than 10 people, and local tour guides in both countries.

Tall Girl Travels Packing Tips

I do this every time I am about to head out of town. I have every intention of getting my stuff together early, but I always get distracted doing something different. 

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