The King of Soups

  I am a soup lover. Bean soup, meat soup, potato soup, noodle soup, clear soup, vegetable soup, creamy soup, bread soup, rice soup, shrimp soup – I could go all Bubba from Forrest Gump on soup for hours.  Except gazpacho.  I … Read More

Weekend Getaway: Washington, DC

At some point, we’ve all been asked for advice on visiting our hometowns, from providing tips for acquaintances and colleagues to playing full-on tour guide and host for visiting family and friends.  And, odds are you’ve asked people in your circle … Read More

The Best Pizza in Vietnam

Who eats pizza in Vietnam, right? I used to be one of those snarky people who said things like: “I can’t imagine why anyone would travel all the way to Asia, only to eat pizza when they can get it … Read More

A Very Vietnamese Christmas

Seasons greetings from Đà Lạt, Vietnam! It’s been quite a week here at Wanderrlust.  We made our biggest drive yet from the beaches of Mũi Né to the mountains of Đà Lạt, where we’ve been busy restocking various supplies, catching … Read More

From Rags to (Relative) Riches

That about sums up the second leg of our Mekong journey from Rạch Giá to Phú Quốc Island after leaving Cần Thơ. Rạch Giá will not make my list of favorite places in Vietnam.  It’s a classic port town – squalid with … Read More