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Our RTW Travel Essentials

Early on in our travel planning, we made the decision to travel carry-on only.  Knowing that we were going to be moving from place to place pretty often, we knew that having to lug around big suitcases with us was not something we wanted to do.  Similar with our Tech travel essentials, we were very...
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Another long transit day from Kep to Battambang, Cambodia

One of the more mentally and physically draining parts of long term travel are the long transit days between destinations. Our journey from Kep to Battambang was one of those transit days that really tested our patience!   The next stop from the sleepy town of Kep was to the town of...
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Exploring Kep, Cambodia by Motorbike

From the chill town of Kampot, we took a 30 minute bus ride to neighboring seaside town Kep.  Although we had a great time in Kampot, we were looking forward to our next stay which would finally have Air Conditioning! To recap, our stay in Kampot was our first attempt at "roughing it" to try to...
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Travel Inspiration on the Bokor National Park Tour, Cambodia

Around the corner from our Air Bnb in Kampot, they were offering tours of Bokor National Park that included an English Speaking guide, lunch, and a sunset cruise along the river for $10/person! Bokor Mountain is about an hour away from Kampot with a rich colonial history. This is one of the most...
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Khmer Roots Cooking Class in Kampot, Cambodia

An activity we've come to really enjoy during our travels is taking a cooking class.  It gives us a chance to learn more about the local culture through the food, gives us an opportunity to have authentic conversations with a local, and we also learn how to incorporate new flavor profiles our own...
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The Chill Riverside Town of Kampot, Cambodia

The beauty of having a flexible schedule when traveling is being able to discover towns you wouldn't have visited otherwise.  As we were planning our route throughout Cambodia, Sihanoukville was a town that was mentioned a lot within the backpacking circuit and we were getting a lot of mixed reviews...
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Cambodia Videos

A collection of videos of our time in Cambodia.  Click to play video, or click view more to see the original post with included video!...
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Our RTW Tech Travel Essentials

In the travel world, we're considered "flash-packers" - not quite extreme backpackers, but not quite luxury vacationers.  Budget conscious travelers with tech? With Minh's IT background, we had our share of gadgets to help us stay connected digitally during our RTW trip.  We chose tech gadgets...
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Central Market (Phsar Thmey) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

On our last day in Phnom Penh, we had a few hours to do some remaining exploration before hopping on a bus to the next city on our Cambodian tour to Kampot.   We headed out to the Central Market (also known as Phsar Thmey), which seemed catered to both tourists and locals alike.  It's a...
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A Grim Look into Cambodia’s Past – Our visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Prior to our visit to Phnom Penh, we didn't really have a good understanding of what happened during the Khmer Rouge era of Cambodian history, but we soon found some shocking and sad stories about how it all unfolded. Our visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide museum opened our eyes to a dark past of...
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