Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat Cambodia

Angkor Wat Cambodia is one of the most popular destinations in the world. It’s a huge temple complex that looks like it is straight out of an Indiana Jones movies. I was really looking forward to my visit. I had to get up early in order to put some food in my belly prior to … Read more

Ta Prohm Temple Angkor

Ta Prohm Temple Angkor

After leaving Angkor Wat we headed to our next stop, Ta Prohm also called the Tomb Raider temple. It got the nickname because it was featured in the Lara Croft/Angelina Jolie movie of the same name.  It is most well known for the large banyan trees growing atop the temple with their roots flowing down the sides … Read more

Bayon Temple Angkor

Bayon Temple Angkor

Bayon Temple was one of my favorite temples I visited during my trip to Angkor.  It is best known for the giant faces carved into the temples.  Although it has undergone some renovation, it is still in a state of disrepair that makes it feel like you are exploring an ancient temple. I’m still amazed … Read more

Angkor National Museum

Angkor National Museum

After two very full days with my tour guide I was finally on my own.  I slept in and had a leisurely breakfast in an empty dining room; the tourists had all headed out by the time I got up.  I decided on a nice leisurely day of sightseeing and wandering about town. The first … Read more

Cambodia War Museum

Tank at Cambodia War Museum

After my visit to the Angkor National Museum, I grabbed a tuk tuk out front and made my way to the Cambodia War Museum.  The ride over took about 20 minutes.  The driver asked me if I wanted to buy a ticket before going there, I smelled a scam so asked him to take me straight to … Read more

Cambodia Landmine Museum

View of large amount of landmines collected in Cambodia

The Cambodia Landmine Museum is a bit of dark tourism that highlights some of the dangers that the Cambodian people have faced for the last 50+ years. Every year people still lose life and limb to unexploded landmines and ordinance scattered throughout the country. This museum is founded by one man who made it his … Read more

The Best And Worst Airlines In America

Virgin America plane taking off

The ratings for the best and worst airlines in America are in.  Topping the list once again is Virgin America for the third year in a row. This is the first year for Spirt Airlines on the list and they’ve managed to take up the bottom slot. Probably not the way they wished to enter … Read more