Myanmar formerly Burma, as it is called these days, has a rather troubled recent history, with a military dictatorship running the country more or less continuously for the last fifty odd years. Only recently has it begun opening up. In the media, this was marked as the ruling party started freeing some of the many […]

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You might’ve already heard, but in case you haven’t – everything in sleepy Laos happens slowly. And when we say slowly, we mean that some things can take pretty much indefinitely to happen (we’re still waiting for a side order of rice we asked for in a cafe in Luang Prabang in 2007). So if […]

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You’ve probably seen it in the background of countless war movies, but nothing can prepare you for the epic beauty of Vietnam. While it isn’t my favorite country in the world, it is very beautiful and filled with delicious food – there is no denying that. From the natural beauty of Sam Mountain and Halong […]

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Thailand is the travel hub of Southeast Asia. Most people coming into the region fly into Bangkok and make that their base for doing the circuit around Southeast Asia. With its lush jungles, famed beaches, world-class diving, amazing food, friendly and cheap prices, Thailand is by far my favorite country in the world! I’ve been […]

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Siem Reap

Siem Reap is probably the most visited region out of Cambodia because Angkor Archaeological Park sits a couple minutes north of the city. Even if you are “templed out” from neighboring countries you have visited, you must visit the historical temples in Siem Reap for they are grand beyond imagining. If you are visiting for […]

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Angkor Wat – Cambodia

Millions of tourists visit Cambodia every year to gape at Angkor Wat, which is often equated with the entirety of the Angkor Archaeological Park, however it is just one of many within the confines of the park. And as Angkor Wat is equated with the Angkor Archaeological Park, so Angkor itself is equated with Cambodia […]

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