Where a “Walkabout” is actually possible – Sydney

Although pretty mentally swamped when planning for my visit to Sydney, Australia, I did take a general inventory of certain sites that I HAD to see while in the city. The Sydney Harbour… Continue reading

Foot Update

For those of you who were curious about my gimp status, I am mostly recovered. A few weeks ago I made a trip back to the hospital to get my stitches removed and… Continue reading

The Apple Retreat, Kanchanaburi

My last weekend trip of my time in Thailand (so sad) was to Kanchanaburi! I always work until 5:30, so I bussed/MRT’d/BTS’d to Victory Monument in order to meet Jill and take a… Continue reading

Transportation Tips: MRT (Underground)

The MRT – a more air-conditioned, modern version of the BTS – is also a great way to avoid the rush-hour traffic. MRT Tips: You can buy MRT tickets (they are actually black… Continue reading

Back to Bangkok

Before returning to Bangkok, we had a leisurely breakfast at Peace Cafe. It’s hippietastic, peaceful (hence the name) and we wished we could have stayed longer. I also think there’s a hostel upstairs… Continue reading

Night #2: Our Cambodian Boyfriends

As our tour was coming to a close, Jill and I were asking the locals (including our tour guide, Ok) where we should go for dinner. They kept suggesting places that the tourists… Continue reading

A Day in Siem Reap

The morning started with our free breakfast at the hostel – the variety of fresh fruit slices (dragonfruit, pineapple, mango, and watermelon) continue to be one of my favorite features of Southeast Asia.… Continue reading

Out on the Tourist Town: Siem Reap

After we checked in, had a snack, and took a swim, we obviously couldn’t resist exploring Siem Reap a bit. On the way to the Night Market, we stopped at a street vendor… Continue reading

The Siem Reap Hostel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Since we rented a taxi to Siem Reap, the rental price also happened to include transportation to our hostel. Jill and I had already reserved a room at the Siem Reap Hostel I… Continue reading

Thaisgiving: The Outcome

Yesterday I booked it home from work to start cooking. Since we didn’t have any evaporated milk for the pumpkin pie, Ngo made some fresh coconut milk. With one stove (2 working burners)… Continue reading