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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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Bangkok’s Grand Palace & Wat Pho

If you’re in Bangkok, you’ll want to take a day to see the temples and the sights of the old city. Start at 7 a.m. Grab some cheap breakfast from a street vendor for between ฿30 to ฿40 ($.97 to $1.29) and make your way to the Sky Train. If you haven’t done so, purchase […]

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