14 Months in 14 Pictures

It’s been a month since we’ve been home, and it’s almost as if it never happened. Lucky for us, we have the pictures as proof of our adventures! I literally took thousands upon thousands of pictures along the way, but I thought I would pick just 14, one for each month we were away. These aren’t necessarily my favorite moments (though they’re all great memories!) but the ones I thought really showed what our trip was all about. 

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Our Visit to Angkor Wat: Day Two

After spending a little over an hour at Angkor Wat the previous evening, Anthony and I were ready for a full day of temples, jungle, and photos in interesting places thanks to our wonderful guide, Mao.  We packed a few snacks in our bags, made sure our water bottles were full, laid out our clothes for the morning, and turned off the lights…only to watch four Continue reading “Our Visit to Angkor Wat: Day Two”

Our Visit to Angkor Wat–Day One

If you’re traveling to Siem Reap, chances are you’re there pretty much for one thing: the Angkor Wat Temples.  A massive complex of temples that was once swallowed up by the jungle, Angkor Wat is basically the Machu Picchu of Cambodia…if you’re there you can’t miss it.  The city of Siem Continue reading “Our Visit to Angkor Wat–Day One”

My First Impressions of Cambodia, and Why You Should NEVER Let Your Empty Stomach Decide Where to Eat.

After spending a month in Thailand it was time to move on to Cambodia. Anthony and I spent an entire day (literally 15 hours) traveling from Krabi Province in Thailand to Siem Reap in Cambodia. It was a very long day with the bumpiest bus ride of all time, but we made it safe and sound, if a little tired and road weary. Our first night in Siem Reap got off to a bit of a bumpy start. We arrived fairly late, and decided to walk to the night market to get something to eat since we assumed it would be like all of the Continue reading “My First Impressions of Cambodia, and Why You Should NEVER Let Your Empty Stomach Decide Where to Eat.”

Bangkok to Siem Reap by Bus

We had decided after a month of traveling through Thailand that Cambodia would be our next stop. We had a fully paid ticket from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, but this was purchased for the sole purpose of having a return ticket out of the country in case someone at the airlines or customs was having a bad day and wanted to give us a hard time. No worries though, the tickets were just $30 each and were factored into our budget as a necessary cost. Continue reading “Bangkok to Siem Reap by Bus”