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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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The Largest Water Fight in the World at Chiang Mai, Thailand

One of the most unforgettable and fun experiences (besides volunteering with the animals at Safari) during our time in Thailand and RTW trip was being able to celebrate Songkran in Chiang Mai.  Songkran is the festival that marks the beginning of the New Year according to the Thai...
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The National Museum & Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

We'd finally arrived at our hotel, Rambutan Resort in Phnom Penh after spending the day on a bus from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.     After settling into our hotel, we took a tuk-tuk into the main area of town in search of food.  We were dropped off right in the heart of the...
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Frequently Asked Questions

After discovering the huge online travel community and so many other long-term and frequent travelers, we sometimes are surprised and forget that our Round The World trip is not considered common and we are usually met with a bunch of questions from people.  We left our hometown of Los Angeles in...
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Taking the bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh

We initially were going to start our Asian travels in Vietnam, but due to friends coming to visit later in the month (yay!), we moved around our schedule and would head to Cambodia and then back to Vietnam later on to meet with them, as we had a 3 month, multiple entry Visa for Vietnam.  We decided...
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Eating Like a Local in Saigon, Vietnam

Food has always played a major part of our travels. We have an unofficial motto that the food of the destination makes or breaks our trip in that particular city/country. With Vietnam, it was definitely the food that will keep us coming back. Landing in Saigon was the first Asian city of our RTW...
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The Most Luxurious Layover in Doha, Qatar

Arriving at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar from Istanbul, Turkey was an experience all its own. This airport was brand spankin' new as it literally just opened in 2014, and had only been opened for about a year and a half at that point. Knowing that it was in the world's richest country...
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