Tag Archives: Asia

Two Days in Siem Reap

Of course, most people come to Cambodia to tick off a major bucketlist item: Angkor Wat! And while I usually like to dive into places and go much deeper than the obvious “to-see” spots, I had anxiety over a passport with dwindling pages and had

Hanoi: Southeast Asia’s Most Chaotic City

Vietnam had been calling me. I was in the middle of my second month of my round-the-world trip, and was sad to admit that other than New Zealand, no particular place had really blown me away yet. I was certainly enjoying everywhere I was going,

36 Hours in Kuala Lumpur

Anyone who even semi-frequents my page knows one of my favorite travel hacks is spending a day or two in a city / country to see how many activities I can cram in (especially on a layover!). While my flight to Kuala Lumpur was not

Coron vs. El Nido

I wasn’t sure if I wanted to go to both Coron and El Nido, as they are both in Palawan and I have heard that they are both fairly similar. I ended up seeing both and am glad I did, because despite the similarities, they

Eating my way through The Philippines

“Your body is not a temple, it’s an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” -Anthony Bourdain One of my biggest influences in travel, of course, is the late and great Anthony Bourdain. Some of my most profound travel moments have been brought to me by none

Ten Must-Dos in Bali

Hike Mount Batur I sporadically ended up in Indonesia with little to no planning (I booked my flight 12 hours prior to arriving). I had heard from locals and backpackers alike that something I would be crazy to miss out on was a sunrise hike

One day in Singapore

I had a twenty-two hour layover in Singapore on my way from Bali to Chiang Mai, Thailand. I am always excited for a long layover in a new place. It gets my feet wet enough to get a feel for the city without having to

Food Poisoning: Why are you doing this?

My first “big” solo trip was to Thailand in June 2016. I had a day layover in Dubai, and then was off to Bangkok. Despite the long travel, I arrived in Bangkok ready to take on the city. I headed to where I was staying,