Malaysia: Travel Day Nightmare

Anyone who has ever passed through an airport knows that travel days are, at the very least, exhausting. After a good travel day, the excitement of arriving allows people to overcome their fatigue and hit the ground running. On the other hand, after a particularly rough travel day, the phrase “Never again!” is mostly likelyContinue reading “Malaysia: Travel Day Nightmare”

Cambodia: Mysteries of Forgotten Temples and Fallen Empires

“Why Cambodia?” – We were asked this question multiple times before our trip. The short answer is that we wanted to visit Angkor Wat, the mysterious temple and mausoleum built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II from 1112 A.D. to 1152 A.D. The long answer is that we wanted to go on an archaeological adventureContinue reading “Cambodia: Mysteries of Forgotten Temples and Fallen Empires”

Bali: The Art of Capturing Authentic Cultural Experiences

Often people travel to carefully chosen destinations because they boast a monument, museum, or view that has been dubbed a “must see” by travel guides and tour operators world-wide. Almost all of these highlights have become tourist traps for a reason – they’re worth it! That being said, many guidebooks and tour companies are shiftingContinue reading “Bali: The Art of Capturing Authentic Cultural Experiences”

India: Diving Into the Heart of a Culture

Traveling can often be a mixture of exhilarating and overwhelming sensations. The farther from home you go, the more out of your element you will be. But that is the beauty of traveling! We long to visit exotic places that are nothing like our own home. We want to see and experience something radically different,Continue reading “India: Diving Into the Heart of a Culture”