Phnom Penh, I Love You!

It was 2007, and I was only meant to be in Phnom Penh for three days. I had less than a month in Cambodia before I moved to Thailand, and I wanted to explore as much as possible and get off the tourist trail a bit. But three days became four, four became seven, and […]

The Tragic Death of Phnom Penh’s Lake

In my nearly six years of traveling the world, my days on the lake in Phnom Penh, Cambodia still remain some of my favorite. I had come for a few days and ended up staying for a few weeks. I spent my time in the famous Number 9 Guesthouse on the lake, watching movies, having […]

How Much a Holiday in Thailand Costs

Thailand can be as expensive or inexpensive a country to visit as you want it to be. This is a country where you can stay in $3 USD rooms or $1,000 USD resorts. Street food for pennies or gourmet dinners for hundreds. Thailand really runs the gamut. When my friends came to visit last December, […]

Why Are Backpackers in Southeast Asia So Stupid?

Dear Backpackers of Southeast Asia, We need to talk. I love you. Truly, I do. I’ve been a backpacker for a long, long time now. I love being one and probably will consider myself one for a long time to come. But while backpacking through Southeast Asia over the last few months, I’ve noticed some […]

The Ultimate Guide to the Full Moon Party

When my friends began planning their trip to Thailand, they had one requirement: that we attend a Full Moon Party. They didn’t know a lot about the party, but they’d heard so much about it over the years, they knew they had to go. After all, the Full Moon Party is infamous. The mere mention […]

Jungle Trekking with Leeches in Khao Sok

Located in the south of Thailand, Khao Sok National Park has always held my imagination. It’s constantly rated as one of the best parks in Thailand with amazing trekking, camping, limestone karsts, cooling rivers, and a beautiful lake. Ever since I’ve been coming to Thailand I’ve been trying to visit Khao Sok, but the road […]