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Welcome Riley Ernest
Yep, that's right! The wait is over and Baby #2 is finally here. And — surprise, surprise — IT'S ANOTHER BOY!
Noe Turns Two
Hard to believe, but the Mister is two years old! We celebrate Noe's landmark birthday, then our anniversary, two days later.
The Waiting Game
With Lori's brother's wedding behind us, the countdown begins until Baby #2 decides to grace us with his/her presence. But not before daddy reclaims his own birthday for himself.
Late Summer ’18 Update
We're quickly approaching the one month mark Stateside and thought it was time for an update. Fun times with family and friends, and awaiting the arrival of Number Two.
Buddha Park: The Hidden Gem of Greater Vientiane
Looking for something a bit different to discover around Vientiane? The mysterious “spirit city” of Xieng Khuan (commonly known as Buddha Park) is quite unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
15 Proven Tips for Baby Road Trip Success
Road trip fun doesn't have to end with an infant in tow! Here are 15 easy screen-free tips for a long or short road trip with a baby, honed from

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Dispatches from our daily life in Laos, as well as tips and hacks for others living and working overseas, particularly in developing countries.

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Vientiane, Laos
Sleepy and languid by East Asia standards, Vientiane, Laos will surprise you with its diversity of cuisine, quirky sights, friendly locals, and sense of ease.
Istanbul, Turkey
Heaving with 14 million people and millennia of rich history at every turn, Istanbul may shatter all your hopes of ever landing on a more spellbinding destination.
Luang Prabang, Laos
The charming former Laos capital of Luang Prabang has fiercely guarded its religious traditions for centuries. Yet, the UNESCO town's biggest test may still lie on the horizon.

Welcome to AwayGoWe.com!

I’m Dave. I’m an Oregonian living in Southeast Asia. I travel. I write. I do other fun stuff. And, I do most of it with a kid in tow—make that two this fall.

Since 2010, my wife, Lori, and I have been sharing our travel stories with the world on AwayGoWe, and more recently, on PlacesApart.com and Dadventurings.com.

In the interest of simplifying our lives further, we recently decided to consolidate our three sites into one—AwayGoWe.