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A QUICK LOOK INTO THE GREEN RACE 2018

A QUICK LOOK INTO THE GREEN RACE 2018

In football you have the Super Bowl, in baseball you have the World Series, and in Hockey you have the Stanley Cup. In the world of whitewater paddling, you have the Green Race. - Andrew Holcombe The Green Race is otherwise known as the "monster mile" which is a...

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Okay I know what you are thinking, you are probably thinking that Global Giraffe has died and that the blog is now just collection of internet space dust. Well.... you are right it is pretty dusty around these parts of the web, but rest easy now because Global Giraffe...

Georgia’s Best Kept Secret German Town – HELEN

Georgia’s Best Kept Secret German Town – HELEN

I am extremely excited to tell you all about our new favorite place, Helen, Georgia! I know what you're thinking, "Dan really? Georgia? and who is this Helen girl? Well sit down and let me tell you about it. It was finally time for us to go on a mini "BABECATION"....

How to Visit New Orleans for the First Time

How to Visit New Orleans for the First Time

I've never been to New Orleans before and Teryn has only been there once before, but it was for a work event and she didn't get to experience it the way she wished she would have and this time we decided that we wanted the full experience of everything that New...

WHERE TO STAY IN VIETNAM

WHERE TO STAY IN VIETNAM

Vietnam, a place that was once known as a war torn country is now a growing vacation destination for Americans and world travelers alike. I'd say that many people only know of Vietnam from the countless Hollywood movies that have been made depicting the war, but I am...

How To Tour Ha Long Bay For Really Cheap ( Seriously Cheap! )

How To Tour Ha Long Bay For Really Cheap ( Seriously Cheap! )

For those of you that don’t know about Ha Long Bay, scroll down the page a little bit, check out our pictures or do a google search and then return to this spot. Okay, now that we got that out of the way, you can clearly see why I told Teryn that we had to go there....

Phuket Vegetarian Festival, Thailand’s most unique festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival, Thailand’s most unique festival

WARNING THE FOLLOWING CONTENT IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. THIS POST CONTAINS PICTURES THAT ARE GRAPHIC IN NATURE. Oh Thailand, we had a feeling things would be different from what we are used to, but never did we ever imagine a festival quite like this. Songkran...

A Photo Journey Into Singapore’s Weirdest Attraction

A Photo Journey Into Singapore’s Weirdest Attraction

I'm not entirely sure how I found out about this place, but I'm more than ecstatic that I made it a priority to find this place. Haw Par Villa. How in the hell do I even begin to explain this attraction? First off, the following picture journey is a bit graphic in...

Phuket’s Weekend Market

Phuket’s Weekend Market

I know what you're thinking, didn't we just post about a market that is in Phuket? Well, the short answer is yes, we did. What's the difference you ask? The other post was about Phuket (old town) Sunday market and this one is about Phuket's weekend night market that...

A Beginner’s guide to Vietnam’s Hai Van Pass

A Beginner’s guide to Vietnam’s Hai Van Pass

Okay, here we are again, our Thailand 90 day visas are expiring and it’s time to do our third “visa run” to renew our visas. Once again we were at the crossroads of where to go next. The first time we had to do a visa run it was to Malaysia, which you can read all...

Seminyak is the Go to Spot in Bali

Seminyak is the Go to Spot in Bali

Let me start out by saying that I wasn’t aware of what Bali would be like. I knew that the word Bali alone sounds like a tropical paradise. Just say it out loud, I’ll wait…. See doesn’t the word Bali just roll off your tongue and make you think of coconut drinks and...

Majestic Milford Sound

Majestic Milford Sound

Rudyard Kipling, a famous (supposedly) English poet and short-story writer, had absolutely no words to describe the beauty that unfolded before him on the road into Milford Sound. The South Island of New Zealand looks pretty much the same all over when you’re driving,...

A New Zealand Must Do – AJ Hackett Nevis Swing

A New Zealand Must Do – AJ Hackett Nevis Swing

We’ve always been a fan of swing sets, as I think every kid has. Swinging high and jumping out of the swing for that half second free fall really gets the little kid juices flowing. I’ve still been known to run and jump on one whenever I happen to pass a park or...

The Mountain is Calling – Climbing Mt. Roy in Wanaka, New Zealand

The Mountain is Calling – Climbing Mt. Roy in Wanaka, New Zealand

My first “real” hike up a mountain, yeah, you read that correctly. It was my first real mountain hike that I’ve ever done. Now I know what you’re thinking, how on earth can this be Dan’s first? I mean come on, this guy has lived in Colorado for 9 years! Not once has...

7 Reasons to Trade Your Northern Summer for a New Zealand Winter

7 Reasons to Trade Your Northern Summer for a New Zealand Winter

Yeah, yeah, We see your pictures of baseball games, barbecues, and pool parties. We know the usual happenings of a good old-fashioned American summer, and we love them too. Some people seem to think we are crazy for leaving that all behind and freezing our bums off...

Which Side of the Road Do I Drive On?

Which Side of the Road Do I Drive On?

The following post is a re-post from our original blog "We Out Here" that tells stories from our time in New Zealand.  One of the first dark beers that I had to try or as the kiwi's say it, "give it a go" was the Yeastie Boys, a stout from Wellington, New Zealand that...

The Best Gift Ideas for Travelers: Youtuber Edition

The Best Gift Ideas for Travelers: Youtuber Edition

Global Giraffe contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase from clicking on one of these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for reading! Looking for the perfect gift for your friend or family member that wants to become a YouTuber,...

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