Cambodia: Surprises, Shocks & Delights

by Allie on March 15, 2010

We are in Hanoi, after spending a couple nights in Sapa. We are missing the heat of Cambodia, as Vietnam has us breaking out our fleeces, long pants and sneakers. We shared one day of our trip to Cambodia, and we wanted to share a few of our other memorable Cambodian experiences while they are […]

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Visiting Angkor Wat

by Allie on March 8, 2010

The Angkor temple complex is enormous – it spreads over 1,000 square kilometers. It’s way too large to see in one day. We bought a 3-day pass, which we could use over the course of a week. The staff at La Noria recommended on our first day that we visit without a guide. We had grand […]


Cambodia – An Intro

by Allie on March 5, 2010

 Hello from Phnom Penh, the capitol of Cambodia. We arrived today after taking a 7-hour boat ride from Siem Reap (pronounced Re-up, like an order on The Wire). Siem Reap is the base for visits to the temples in the Angkor complex. We stayed at La Noria, a lovely guesthouse run by Khrousar Thmey, an […]


Learning to Relax

by Allie on March 2, 2010

We are in Siem Reap taking a couple days to catch up on writing and take care of logistical stuff. The challenge of two Type A personalities traveling together is that we want to see and do (and eat) everything…and we pack our days so full that we collapse into bed exhausted at the end […]