Tag Archives: Southeast 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,

Five Things to Do in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was my favorite city I saw in Thailand. It’s a perfect blend of adventure, culture, delicious food, friendly people, and nature. I had five days there; here are the highlights of my trip: Grand Canyon The Grand Canyon is a natural pool about

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,