All Walks of Life

On a trip like the one we just returned from, you’re bound to meet loads of interesting people from all different backgrounds.

The first “Travel Friend” we made happened to be a Brazilian guy named Tiago who spoke only Portuguese. Despite the language barrier, we hung out the whole week and he showed us all […]

World Heritage

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage site list is well-known to any world traveler. This list is comprised of 981 sites throughout the world that the UNESCO World Heritage committee considers as having “outstanding universal value”. During our trip, here are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites we visited:

August 12th, 2013 | Tags: , | Category: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Italy, Laos, Peru, Spain, Vietnam | Leave a comment

Think My History Book Was Missing a Chapter

Following our Angkor temple experience, we travelled to the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh. It was a bustling city built along a portion of the mighty Mekong river. Pagodas and presidential wats lined the streets, nestled amongst countless food carts selling everything from the day’s catch to fried insects and arachnids. At a glance it […]

Funny Story

So we’re walking around downtown Siem Reap and decide to get a massage. After our 2nd full day of exploring the Angkor Wat temples, it’s not a hard sell. Considering the heat/humidity, the 8+ hours of climbing centuries-old ruins, as well as the amazing prices ($4 per hour); it was a no-brainer. So we enter […]

Battle of the Ruins

After our trip to the Angkor Temples, after having been in Peru last month, some people have asked us which was better – Angkor or Machu Picchu? It’s not an easy answer and definitely depends on the person, so I’ll put the two head-to-head in a faceoff of ancient ruins.

-The Sacred Valley of […]

A Brief Guide to the Angkor Temples

Siem Reap, a bustling, bright, touristey city not far from the Thai/Cambodian border was our stop after reuniting in Bangkok. We spent three days exploring the Angkor Temples, renting a tuk-tuk driver (Mr. Sarak) for each of the three days to take us around from one temple to the next. Our itinerary, for those who […]

Reunited!

Back together again! More info to come on our explorations of the Angkor temples in Cambodia, but to start, I’ll leave you with your daily dose of cheesiness: