In Siem Reap, Cambodia, sits the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat. For those slightly unfamiliar with the name Angkor Wat, think Tomb Raider. This was the site where the Angelina Jolie movie was filmed. I actually didn’t see the movie until after I visited. And while the movie was pretty good, it shows less than 1% of the […]
Welcome to my Asian travels!
Thailand is one of the most amazing places you’ll ever visit. Of course the temples and islands are incredibly jaw dropping, but the culture and way of life is just as awe inspiring. Thai people are very kind and patient, heck, their country’s nickname is ‘The Land of Smiles’. Being in their presence will make […]
Gardens by the Bay is one of Singapore’s many extravagant attractions. I spent 8 hours touring the ground here, admiring all of the amazing flowers that I had never seen before. This is something that can’t be missed. I highly advice using the MRT as much as possible while in Singapore. To get to the […]
My sister, Jen, accompanied me most of the time during my Southeast Asia tour. When we got to Bangkok, she had a flight home while I continued through Thailand. The taxi stand was incredibly busy sometime around midnight. There were 10 employees just organizing taxis for the travelers. I came extremely prepared with printed out confirmations for […]
While Phuket was by far the worst city I visited on my Southeast Asia tour, my day trip to the Phi Phi Islands was the most incredible place I got to see. Many friends suggested that I stayed in Patong, but I wouldn’t make the same suggestion. Patong was the equivalent of what you would imagine […]
Ho Chi Minh City is the capitol city of Vietnam. Previously named Saigon, it is now named after the country’s former president. I had just over 24 hours in Ho Chi Minh which was plenty of time to toured District 1. District 1 is the center of the city. There are many museums and governmental buildings here, […]