7 years ago… Carina and I lived were randomly assigned to the same freshman dorm (3rd Floor West baby!). It was our first year of college and were the only Floridians on our floor. We spent the first few months shivering the frigid Maine weather and we eventually bonded around the time of our first snow … More Happy Birthday Carina!
When planning our 3 days in Siem Reap, I knew I wanted to do a guided tour at some point to learn the history behind the temples. I also knew I wanted to do something active. I love to explore by foot and I love physical challenges. My favorite way to explore a new place … More Angkor Off-Road Bike Tour: The best (and dirtiest) way to see the lost temples of Siem Reap
I have never seen the movie Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. It is most likely due to the fact that I positively sucked at the game Tomb Raider on Playstation (I was too busy dominating Crash Bandicoot). It could also be that I am not a dude. Plus the movie came out when I was 13 … More Cambodia: Finding the Tomb Raider Temple with Lara Croft
Do you like Cambodian food? Before traveling to Siem Reap, I had never really heard of Cambodian food. Unlike Thai cuisine which has permeated American culture with infamous dishes like pad thai, Cambodian (or Khmer) cuisine is relatively unknown. Well at least it was unknown to me! By the time I sat down to some … More Cambodia: Banteay Kdei and Sras Srang
On our first full day in Cambodia we had already explored Angkor Wat, the most famous temple in Siem Reap. Next our tuk tuk driver took us to Angkor Thom, also known as the “Great City”. This enormous complex contains several temples including Bayon Temple, known for its multitude of stone faces. I was particularly … More Cambodia: The Many Faces of Angkor Thom
We arrived in Siem Reap on a Sunday afternoon, tired but excited to begin our adventure. Ever since moving to Malaysia, I have always had it in my head to visit the famous ruins of Angkor Wat. I knew very little about this enormous temple complex, except that it was something worth seeing. I have … More Cambodia: Awestruck at Angkor Wat
Hi guys, I’m back! Actually, I have been back in Penang since Saturday but am only getting around to posting today. Last night I dropped Carina off at the airport and am so sad and lonely now that she is gone. After spending 24/7 together for 21 days in a row, being on my own … More Cambodia through Instagram