Asia 2019

Halong Bay, VietNam

I take a day trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay. I spend an entire day on the bay and even kayak to a secret lagoon. I even visit a fishing village and see the BIGGEST fish ever- they capture and feed it in preparation for a family celebration, like a huge wedding.

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Asia 2019

Ninh Bình, VietNam

I spent 2 full days in Ninh Binh; actually I stay in Tam Coc. I was enamored with the landscape and scenery here. Every part of Tam Coc seemed authentic! I hiked to an amazing view point and took a row boat through 9 hidden caves.

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Asia 2019

Phong Nha, VietNam

I am limited to 1 full day in Phong Nha due to bus schedules… so I book a tour to see Phong Nha Cave and Paradise Cave. I end the post with recommendations and tips I wish I had beforehand.

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Asia 2019

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

After visiting the thriving city of Siem Reap I arrive to Phnom Penh and learn about a secret war, a war my country has hidden from me. A genocide! I learn about this my first day, attend a theatre performance and dine in the dark. It’s a short time spent in a sombering state.

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Asia 2019

Siem Reap, Cambodia

As soon as I land in Cambodia I feel the euphoria of an energy vortex. I have such a fun time, form a group of 5 single travellers turn friends, and see all the temples! We also check out many restaurants- sharing food, and bars at night. It’s a much needed time spent with a dependable group; I still venture out solo, too.

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Asia 2019

What’s the capital of Thailand?

I ride a sleeper train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok. Not only do I explore the city, I take an organized group tour to the train to ride into Maeklong Railway Market, then hop on a boat to go into Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. I make a friend and explore more- Wat Arun, Wat Pho and Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan.

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