Let Down in Phnom Penh

Let Down in Phnom Penh

After failing to sleep on a six-hour long bus ride from Sihanoukville during which the driver mercilessly blared Khmer pop music at top-volume, I was thrilled to reach Phnom Penh. And after being charmed by Siem Reap, I was expecting to adore Cambodia's capital city....
Why I Honestly Came to Bali

Why I Honestly Came to Bali

It's no secret that I was unhappy for the first month or so of my Asia trip. Okay fine. I was inexplicably miserable for the first month of my trip. I descended into a dark place where I battled depression, anxiety and an overall despair for the future. For a while I...
Blissing Out on Cambodia’s Beaches

Blissing Out on Cambodia’s Beaches

Oh, Sihanoukville. The infamous Cambodian beach town known for its intense party scene, bountiful beaches and rampant petty theft. It is a well-trod hotspot on the Southeast Asian backpacker trail as well as a jumping off point for Cambodia's idyllic islands....
Up Next: My Travel Plans for the Next 8 Months

Up Next: My Travel Plans for the Next 8 Months

Greetings from Singapore! (A city I'm head-over-flip-flops in love with, by the way). As I just booked my ticket home for Christmas (yay!), I thought it was high-time I announce my upcoming travel plans. I just spent an adventure and work-filled month in southern and...
In Awe of the Temples of Angkor

In Awe of the Temples of Angkor

What could be written about the temples of Angkor that hasn't been written before? Well after reading countless blog posts and travel articles about the temple complex, I thought there was no way I'd enjoy visiting: it's simply too well-known, touristy and firmly...
7 reasons Siem Reap is Surprisingly Charming

7 reasons Siem Reap is Surprisingly Charming

After arriving on a ten-hour bus journey from Bangkok which included a scam-ridden border crossing, pothole-riddled country roads and okay fine, the hangover from hell, the last thing I expected when I opened my bleary eyes was to find a charming Cambodian city. From...
Bangkok For Beginners

Bangkok For Beginners

Ah Bangkok. The city that well, didn't leave much of an impression on me. The city, I, to be honest, am not quite sure I liked. The city that makes me feel like a bit of a failure as a travel blogger because I don't really know what to say about it. My distaste for...