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Siem Reap Cambodia by Nicole Hammonds

Three Days in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I wake up at 5:30am on the overnight bus arriving in Siem Reap, Cambodia. As soon as I step out, I’m intrigued. The streets are empty, aside from a couple of tuk-tuk drivers cycling by, trying to give us a ride. I notice that the city seems to be half way built up with lovely […]
Chiang Mai Food Adventures

10 Food Adventures in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Looking back at my time in Chiang Mai, I think mostly about my food experiences. I emphasis the word experience because it’s not just about the taste. Chiang Mai is a serene, peaceful town. The narrow streets of Chiang Mai’s Old City are lined with luscious greenery that engulfs each guesthouse and cafe. This rectangular […]
Hanoi Image woman and bicycle

The Backpacker’s Guide to Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi was the most chaotic city I visited in Southeast Asia, but was certainly not the most boring. The city is a mess of honking motorbikes, local street vendors and tourists. You’ll see people running businesses out of their homes and families cooking together outside. People are constantly on the move in Hanoi, and because traffic lights don’t […]