Saying Yes to the Tuk Tuk Driver in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Over the past 9-ish months of traveling, there are certain moments that are etched into our memories forever. And, probably unsurprisingly, most of them didn’t come from a “Top 10 Things to Do in _” TripAdvisor list. Most of these memories come from connections we’ve had with other people, whether they’re locals or other travelers, […]

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Cambodia Expenses: 2 Weeks

Similar to Vietnam, it was really difficult to keep track of our expenses in Cambodia because most places only operate in cash (especially for food). Here’s what we spent over our 2 weeks (12 days) in Cambodia, with a little bit of guesswork on the details. As usual, the prices include both of us (2 people). […]

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Our Encounter with a Buffalo in Koh Rong Samloem, Cambodia

I was in that weird twilight place, right in between being awake and asleep, when I heard something outside our bungalow (pictured above) and then suddenly nothing. The strangest part was that the jungle was completely silent. On all of our nights, the creatures/insects in the jungle were boisterous throughout the entire night. This was […]

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Koh Rong Samloem: Travel Advice

If you read our post about Saracen Bay, you know we have mixed feelings about the main tourist destination on Koh Rong Samloem. It was hard finding information about this Cambodian island, so I’d like to give you some advice based on our experience. General Chances are, if you’re going to Koh Rong Samloem, you […]

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Saracen Bay: White Sand and…Sewage?

Ok, I know this title is dramatic. But since we’re very honest in this blog, I just can’t write raving reviews about Saracen Bay, the most populated part of the island Koh Rong Samloem, like everyone else. Don’t get me wrong – we had a fabulous time on this gorgeous Cambodian island. It’s just that […]

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Our Time in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Most famous for its access to the nearby Angkor temples, Siem Reap is an extremely popular tourist destination. We really enjoyed our time in Siem Reap and would love to share the details of our stay. Getting There We took a bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap quite painlessly. After our good experience with Mekong Express, […]

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