Author: MeanderingMassholes


Elephant Jungle Sanctuary: A Day with the Gentle Giants

While visiting Chiang Mai, Thailand with our friends, we visited some gentle giants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, a haven for formerly mistreated elephants. Sadly, some elephants here are used for labor as well as a popular tourist attraction where many of the animals are kept in poor environments and forced to carry tourists around on their backs. Unfortunately, many visitors… Read more →

Halfway Around the World: Our Favorite European Cities

Wow. We have officially been-full time backpackers for three and a half months. We’re still alive, we’re still dating happily and we still don’t know when we’ll return. In this very short span of time, we’ve already traveled all throughout Europe, 12 countries and over 20 different cities to be exact. Time has been flying by and we can’t wait to… Read more →


Renting a Vespa on the Amalfi Coast – Is it Safe?

Renting a vespa to explore Italy’s famous Amalfi Coast was one of the most rewarding and beautiful experiences we’ve had on our trip so far, but we couldn’t help but notice the surplus of safety concerns in online forums. Well, we lived to tell the tale and found a moped to be a great way to get from Sorrento to Pompeii to Amalfi and… Read more →


Amalfi Coast Moped Adventure & Planning Yours

Renting a moped to explore Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast was by far one of the best decisions we’ve made on this trip. Thinking about an Amalfi Coast Moped Adventure yourself? Here’s what our day looked like and some tips for planning a similar trip: Why Travel by Moped   Incase you need any inspiration, just watch! Mopeds seem to rule the… Read more →

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