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Breaking-in Baby (Pt.2): Trans-Pacific Air Adventures with Two
15 hours over the Pacific with a toddler and an infant. This is going to be interesting...
Breaking-in Baby (Pt.1): Riley’s First Flight
40 hours, 3 flights, 9,000 miles, 10 pieces of luggage, a 2.5-year-old, and a 3-month-old with his first cold. Here's the first leg of our journey as a newly-minted expat
We’re Back!
After reconnecting with family and friends (and disconnecting from the online world) for the past five months, we're back! — in Laos, and back on AwayGoWe!
Welcome Riley Ernest
Yep, that's right! The wait is over and Baby #2 is finally here. And — surprise, surprise — IT'S ANOTHER BOY!
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.

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Our travel hacks repository, from getting the best price on gear and essentials to helpful tips and tricks for making travel less stressful and more rewarding.

From helpful tips to inspiring stories about traveling anywhere and everywhere, near and far, short-term and long-term, with babies and older kids.

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

Featured Destinations

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.
Izamal, Mexico
Charming, Evocative, and Wonderfully Walkable, Izamal, Mexico is a worthy stop off the well trodden Yucatan tourist trail.
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.

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.