First Impressions of Cambodia

I walk out the doors of the airport and expect the normal rush of people trying to sell me crap and offer me rides. Something seems fishy. No one is trying to sell me anything. I get handed a flyer and a guy who looks official tells me I can save $5 by taking a …

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Into Indochina

I leave Thailand today for Cambodia. I’m flying instead of taking a bus because of heard so many bad stories about the road from Bangkok to Siem Reap. It is sort of expensive for a one hour flight. There are still things I want to see here in Thailand but 1) my visa runs out …

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Between The Blog Posts

I don’t get a chance to write about everything I do and experience on the website. In fact, the vast vast majority of things never get written about. A lot of the small things I put up on Twitter, and/or Facebook. If you haven’t already, you can follow me on Twitter or friend me on …

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The Seven Wonders of Australia

Planning a trip to Australia and have no idea what to see while you’re there? For your entertainment and information, I present to you the Seven Wonders of Australia. Kakadu National Park Kakadu is the premier national park in Australia and offers some of the most stunning displays of wildlife you can find on the …

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News From The Ground: Thailand Protests

If you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you’ve probably heard about the protests taking place in Thailand. In fact, most of the news I’ve been getting on the story is the same as what you’ve probably been reading. Despite some more indepth coverage in the local English language papers, I really haven’t seen …

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Final Thoughts on Singapore

Before I move much further on in my trip, I should adhere to my “one country away” rule and give my final thoughts on Singapore. Singapore is the second country in which I have previously spent time prior to the start of my trip (the other being Taiwan). After my first trip to Singapore in …

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Bangkok, Oriental City

I’ve been here for 24 hours now, so I’ve managed to get a flavor for the place. I think I’ve developed a bit of a blase attitude about going to new places. I’ve been traveling so long that I’m no longer surprised by new things anymore. I think Bangkok might have jolted me out of …

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