Siem Reap, Cambodia: Exploring Angkor Wat & The Wild Wild EAST

DID YOU KNOW? Archeologists recently discovered an underground city near Angkor Wat which is now considered to be part of the largest empire in the 12th century.

4 Reasons To Choose The Elephant Nature Park

DID YOU KNOW? Elephants mourn their dead relatives by caressing the remaining bones, often for many hours at a time, and sometimes they try to bury the bones.

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Cliff Jumping And Kayaking In Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

After spending a couple nights enjoying the nightlife and street food in the Hanoi Old Quarter, I traveled to Ha Long Bay with some fellow travelers on the Hanoi Central Backpackers Hideaway Tour.  Several of us stayed a night in the dorms at Monkey Island Resort on...

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Da Nang: The Most Worthy Place to Live in Vietnam

According to the locals, Da Nang is the most worthy place to live in Vietnam. Da Nang was ranked 43rd on the list of 52 places to go in 2015 by The New York Times. With breathtaking views all around the city, I can see why.   My first impression of Da Nang - the...

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Exploring the Sand Dunes of Mui Ne, Vietnam

There is so much to do in the windy coastal town of Mui Ne: windsurfing, kitesurfing, regular surfing, sailing, hiking the fairy stream, and exploring the red and white sand dunes formed by the dry microclimate in the area. The town, nightlife, and restaurants were a...

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Hoi An, Vietnam: Exploring The Florence of Asia

As I'm walking around Hoi An I can't decide if I'm in Asia or if I was somehow teleported to Florence in my sleep.  This city is classy; an espresso-sipping-at-the-cafe-after-shopping-for-custom-tailored-suits kind of place.  It's also a quaint city with a lot of...

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Saigon, Vietnam: Pearl of the Far East

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) was my first stop in Vietnam.  It’s a huge city with around 8 million people.  There is plenty to do, and plenty of delicious vietnamese coffee to get your day started right.   Intense Saigon Motorbike Traffic Saigon is nice, but damn the...

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Otres Beach, Cambodia: A Rustic Beach Paradise

Situated on the Southern coast of Cambodia, just south of Sihanoukville, Otres Beach is a laid back beach village with plenty of good restaurants, nightlife, and beautiful sunsets.  I really enjoyed my stay here, and it was a nice break from hectic Phnom Penh. Like...

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Kuta Lombok, Indonesia: 7 Reasons To Visit

Lombok is the laid-back island directly East of Bali in Indonesia and is much less crowded and less touristic than Bali.  Many travelers say Lombok is their favorite part of Indonesia.  Kuta Lombok (not to be confused with Kuta Bali) is a resort town in Southern...

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