Author: Jill Wigert

Unique Malaysia

No matter how many different countries I visit, I’m always surprised at how different they are from each other. Each country has its own rhythm. It is difficult to put into words. While Vietnam...

The Pain and Pleasure of Vietnam

I have no concept of time anymore. One week on the road can feel like a lifetime. Martin and I spent nearly eight weeks in Vietnam; six of those weeks were on motorbikes. I...

On the Road in Vietnam

It has been nearly 5 weeks since Martin and I arrived in Vietnam, strapped on helmets, and hit the road on motorbikes. In those 5 weeks, we’ve only made it to the center of...

That’s Different, Vietnam!

After two weeks in Vietnam, culture shock has finally kicked in. Cravings for the familiar instead of the novel are running rampant. I found avocados and almost started crying for joy. I have PB&J...

Assorted Adventures in Vietnam

To summarize my experience in Vietnam on motorbike is really hard. The experience is not made up of just one or two simply expressed stories. Instead it is made up of a bunch of...

On the Move to Vietnam

After weeks of stagnation, things are moving and shaking around here.  Oh man, I needed to stay still these past 7 weeks! Catching a cold and hurting my foot while in Sydney were loud...

Travel Adventures in 2015: A Retrospective

Looking back at my travels this past year, I’m flabbergasted that I’ve been on the road this long. When Martin and I first left our Minneapolis home July 2014, we had hoped to travel...

Sydney Beaches: A Natural Antidepressant

As much as I hate to admit it, it is holiday season. Even in Australia, Christmas music is playing everywhere. In fact, last night the dreadful sound snuck from the nearby carnival into my kitchen...