Landing in Phnom Penh was a bit hectic with the traffic here being much crazier than Chiang Mai. There doesn’t seem to be any laws and there are loads of motorbikes. It’s a true free for all. For some reason we didn’t believe it when people said you’d meet friends that you just click with […]
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Leaving Baan Dada was hard but we were ready in a way. It has become a home to us and we could easily spend more time here but there is still so much to see in Southeast Asia. We spent the morning getting our stuff together and squeezed in one last meal. Everyone joined together […]
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Not only are we here to volunteer and share our love with the children but we are passionate about learning from them and embracing their lifestyle, too. That means we are sleeping on thin mats under mosquito nets and taking cold bucket showers. For the next week we are vegans who do not drink alcohol and […]
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A few weeks ago, we were approached by “She-Explores”, as many of you remember we were featured on their website http://www.she-explores.com a year ago. The founder of Uproute, a new travel community platform, saw our profile on “She-Explores”and felt a connection because he takes Sriracha on every road trip too! They thought we would be a perfect […]
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The Gypsy Givers love spending time in Sacramento. It had been almost a year since we were both here together. Sacramento has become a routine stop when we travel in the area now. We wanted to volunteer and our friend Patricia who lives in Nicolas suggested the SPCA, an animal shelter she donates to. We […]
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When we heard back from The Happy Factory we had just began a new leg of the trip. We had just left Denver and were like kids on Christmas Day! We were so excited to be making toys like little elves and delivering them along our route to those in need of some cheer. We still had so […]
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After three days on the Vegas strip we were ready to explore more of what Vegas and Nevada were all about. We have no problem donating to Vegas at the roulette table but know it’s important to have the balance as well. After all, Mel’s new favorite saying is “Let it ride.” We picked […]
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