Archive | May, 2013
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Koh Rong Jungle Trek

The journey was worth it. After a hike through the jungle and a descent down a cliff, I had arrived at Long Beach on the island of Koh Rong, Cambodia. White sands stretched for seven kilometers, and I was one of four people who had the entire beach to themselves. The trek was easy to […]

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Temples of Angkor Tips

My day starts at 4:30 a.m. I’m one of two people in my dorm room, but my roommate is fast asleep. Meanwhile, I’m throwing on a T-shirt, shorts and grabbing water for my final day at the temples of Angkor. My tuk-tuk driver is waiting for me. I’m paying him $14 for the entire day. […]

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Full Moon Party Survival

On the island of Ko Phangan is the ultimate party that happens once a month: The Full Moon Party. Complete with drinks out of buckets, fiery jump-ropes and hoops and dancing far past dawn, this is the place to go for some western comfort after traveling in Southeast Asia. There’s nothing Thai about the Full […]

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