Siem Reap, Cambodia – The Incredible Temples of Angkor

** Arrived on 10/6 and departed 10/11 No visit to Siem Reap, or Cambodia for that matter, would be complete without a visit to the ancient temples of Angkor. Similar to the famed Louvre in Paris, people talk about how one needs multiple days to view them, but in our opinion, in order for either […]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia – Food, Markets, and Flooding

** Arrived on 10/6 and departed 10/11 Laos had a lot of character and while we didn’t find it as ‘majestic’ as some people have, it was an adventure to see it. One could also argue we didn’t capitalize on some of its beauty by adventure trekking, but we knew we had plans to return […]

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Laos – Vientiane, Vang Vieng, and Luang Prabang

** Arrived on 10/30 and departed on 11/6 **Unfortunately, our little camera with photos of Laos was lost/stolen, so we only have a couple of photos of our time there 😦 Hopping into a tuk-tuk at the border crossing between Thailand and Laos, we had no clue what to expect of our first stop – […]

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Entering Southeast Asia

**Arrived in Bangkok on 10/29 and took overnight train to Laos, arriving on 10/30 **Unfortunately, we have no photos to share because our little camera with photos of Bangkok and Laos was lost/stolen 😦 Sneaking in a visit to London was just the right medicine to cure our Big Apple withdrawals and charge up our batteries […]

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You two have been spending A LOT of time together – is there anything you’ve learned about one another that’s surprised you in this trip so far?

To answer directly, no, nothing has surprised us. We already know each other particularly well after nearly 10 years. Maybe living together in the same 500 sq ft in New York also helped to push that learning curve along. That being said, we have each learned some subtle little things about each other we didnt […]

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Random Observations

1. Cambodian vendors are the most aggressive and annoying in the world. It can not be an accretive business practice to blanket hound everyone who looks like a tourist and passes your location. 2. The flooding in Cambodia is unreal – we are talking knee deep water just off the main intersection in town. 3. […]

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The Art of the Pressure Sell

Who amongst us has experienced someone using the ‘pressure sell’ technique? I am counting on the answer being most of us in some way, shape, or form. For some, it comes the first time they go to buy a car. Your salesman explains how he can only offer you the car for X price, if […]

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