We sat in silence for a minute, four twenty-somethings from so-called “first world” countries, with our infinite opportunities, our excellent educations, and the ability to do pretty much whatever we want. I could never think of myself or my life in the same way again.

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When I re-do my trip to Siem Reap, I will DEFINITELY include three days for Angkor Wat and the surrounding temples. While I did it in one day in the past, I am a total…

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A stunning Mekong sunset in Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

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A stunning Mekong sunset in Kratie, Cambodia.

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Today I woke up a bit before 6 (no alarm, I could not have imagined that a few months ago… I was the snooze button queen). I had plans to visit Tuol Sleng, also known…

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When I arrived in Phnom Penh to Okay Guesthouse, I went to pull my passport out to give it to reception so I could check in. After I realized it was not in my wallet,…

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Kompong Cham is a quiet, provincial town that is the jumping off point for Koh Paen by way of the Bamboo Bridge.

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Interested in the Mekong Discovery Trail? I arrived in Kratie as the base for my first ever homestay and first ever bike trip (with the Community Rural Development Tours – they’ve recently expanded their offerings!…

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My bus from Siem Reap arrived to Phnom Penh station in the wee hours of the morning, and I realized I was out of dollars and needed to change Thai baht over into Cambodian riel…

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Enjoy Siem Reap on a budget, other than just seeing Angkor Wat.

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