2 Days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

During my short trip in Malaysia, I only spent 2 days in Kuala Lumpur—but this was plenty of time to experience the highlights of the city. Here is my travel guide for two days in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. From food to accommodation to transportation, use these tips to get the most out of your trip […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

I visited my first temple in 2017. Before that, I had never visited a temple or pagoda per se. As an American, I learned quickly there are a lot of foreign habits that are completely off our radar. We can disrespect the culture without even realizing it. Eventually, you will realize. But, this post will […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

Tips for Visiting a Temple in SE Asia

As with most tourists, my trip to Siem Reap was purely motivated by the visit to the famous archaeological park—Angkor Wat. I wasn’t sure of other things to do besides that, so I followed a recommendation from a teacher friend for a Cambodia bicycle tour with the company Butterfly Tours. She said it was a unique […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

“Off the Beaten Track”—Cambodia Bicycle Tour

Thousands of people travel to Siem Reap every year to explore the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat. Listed as one of the Old Seven World Wonders, this historical site has its place on many people’s bucket-lists, as it did on mine.  The size of Angkor Wat and all of its temples are so big that […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

How to Tour Angkor Wat in 1 Day

Let’s all admit it: when looking for a new place to travel, or things to do once you’re at your new destination—Google is our best friend. When searching for “top travel destinations”, Laos doesn’t necessarily show up at the top of the list, especially compared to its border countries Thailand and Vietnam. But as all […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

2 Day Guide to Vientiane, Laos

One of my favorite parts about traveling is all of the NEW foods you get to try, and Siem Reap had so many options I was eating more than 3 meals a day to try and squeeze them all in. From vegan cafes to traditional Khmer food, there is something for everyone in this food […]

Southeast Asia, Travel

10 BEST Places to Eat in Siem Reap