Banana Pancakes Travel Articles

Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #12: Juni in Bali – Bali, Indonesia
With birthdays at the beginning and end of June, Shannon and Erica spent the month wandering Bali with Shannon's parents.
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #10: Sapa – Sapa, Vietnam
Erica reports from Sapa, Vietnam, where she and Shannon joined up with a roving band of Hmong girls and drew less stares from the locals than the girls did.
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #9: Thanh Quit: Mr. Phong\’s Neighborhood – Thanh Quit, Vietnam
As the daughter of a career Marine who survived two tours in Vietnam, it was strange for Shannon to shake hands with a former VC soldier, but she'll never forget that day.
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #8: Hoi An, Vietnam: Vestiges of Interest – Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is home to about 200 tailors and cobblers - and Shannon may have bought something from all of them.
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #7: Southern Cambodia to Saigon – Cambodia and Vietnam
Shannon did make it to Siem Reap to see Angkor Wat - Wonder of the World and all that - but it was sometimes hard to feel the proper awe when surrounded by thousands of other people doing the same thi
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #6: Goats, Missiles, Chickens, and Fighter Planes – Southern Laos to Northeastern Cambodia
Our heroes float down the Mekong and up the Nam Ou, live the sauna-and-pate life in Luang Prabang, are momentarily taken in by the Bad Man Mr. Thandy, play with dead bats in Muang Nan, and eat silkwor
Yes, We Have No Banana Pancakes #3: Inle Lake to Mandalay: Bus-ted – Myanmar
One of the things Shannon likes most about travel is being wrong so often. Taking a wrong turn after dinner one night, she ended up having one of the happiest times of her life.