Archive for 'Cambodia'

Our Top 5 Favorite Destinations of 2012

Posted on 16. Dec, 2012 by .

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We visited 10 countries this year, and we fell in love with a lot of the places we visited. Which cities made it into our top five favorite destinations of 2012?

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Our Top 5 Favorite Beaches of 2012

Posted on 01. Dec, 2012 by .

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This year has been a total beach for the two of us. Having spent over five months on the coast around the world, we share our top five beaches of the year in this post.

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A bizarre bamboo train ride in Battambang

Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by .

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We were conflicted about a popular tourist attraction in Battambang, Cambodia. What do you think about the experience?

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Photo essay: The markets of Cambodia

Posted on 24. Jul, 2012 by .

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We go to the local markets in every country we visit – it is such a great way to find out more about a country’s culture! Join us for a visual tour of Cambodia’s markets!

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A comprehensive guide to Kampot, Cambodia

Posted on 18. Jul, 2012 by .

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This guide brings you our recommendations for Kampot – where to stay, where to eat, what to see and what to do in this charming colonial riverside town in Cambodia.

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Day 701 to Day 800: The Tops and Flops

Posted on 10. Jul, 2012 by .

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We celebrated our 800th day on the road yesterday! Today we’re sharing the tops and flops of the last 100 days, which we spent in India, Singapore, Malaysia, the U.S. and Mexico.

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800 days of travel: Reflections on the last 100 days

Posted on 09. Jul, 2012 by .

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We have been on the road for 800 days – and the last one hundred have been all over the map. We’re taking the time to reflect on our travels through Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, India, the U.S. and now Mexico…

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Life on the water: A floating village on Lake Tonle Sap in Cambodia

Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by .

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Floating basketball courts, hospitals, and supermarkets…The floating villages on Cambodia’s Lake Tonle Sap might have the comforts of home, but they are unlike any place we’ve ever lived….

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Bargaining for a tour of murder in Cambodia

Posted on 12. Jun, 2012 by .

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How bizarre was it to bargain for the price of a tuk tuk ride, when the driver was about to take us out to visit the Killing Fields, the genocide museum which explicitly tells the story of the reign of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979. The entire day we choked back tears and learned about Cambodia’s history.

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Hire a guide or go for a ride – what’s the best way to visit Angkor Wat?

Posted on 08. Jun, 2012 by .

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You can go independently or hire a guide, cycle to the ruins or hop in a tuk tuk to get there. From dawn til dusk, thousands of tourists explore Cambodia’s Angkor Wat site each day. Find out what we think are the best ways to take in this awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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