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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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The Seaside Town of Essaouira, Morocco

Located on the western coast of Morocco lies the seaside town of Essaouira. The town makes for a great day trip from Marrakesh as the atmosphere of the place is a mix between North African and Mediterranean. With a much more laid back and calm environment compared to the Medina in Marrakesh, it was...
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Must-Do in Morocco – 3 Day Desert Trek

When going to Morocco, a MUST do is going on a desert trek. You’ll find that there are numerous companies selling tours within the Medina in Marrakesh. They all practically have the same itinerary, but the quality of the van, driver, and guides are what differ between the tours. Minh and I had read...
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Exploring Castles and Mansions in Sintra, Portugal

A relatively easy day trip from Lisbon is to the city of Sintra.  We took an early morning train from Lisbon to Sintra.     The day we went, it was raining and foggy most of the day, so we decided to skip out on visiting The Castle of The Moors (Castelo Dos Mouros), as it's...
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Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon was one of the more memorable cities we've visited in Europe. If you ever find yourself in this charming city, here are some activities you can do during your time there.       TAKE A FREE WALKING TOUR One of the first things we look up when arriving to a city is...
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The Trang An Grottoes in Ninh Binh, Vietnam

The most popular attraction to visit in Ninh Binh are the Trang An Grottoes. The grottoes consists of a handful of caves and rocks towering out from a large network of canals and lakes.     To get to Trang An from Mua Cave is a short 40 minute bike ride away so we borrowed...
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A Day Trip to Cordoba, Spain

About 85 miles north-east from Seville is the medieval city of Cordoba. One of the major capitals during the Spanish Muslim rule and also designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO, we knew it was something that couldn't be missed when visiting Andalucia, Spain. The most popular major attraction in...
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Visiting the Milan World Expo, Italy 2015

While visiting Milan, the World Expo happened to be going on. The Milan World Expo was also being called the World Fair or World Food Expo. The theme was "Feed the Planet, Energy for Life", and focused on sustainable development and showcased each country’s cuisine. After having read reviews and...
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Day trip to Siena, Italy

While staying in Florence for about a week, we had time to take a day trip to the nearby town of Siena. This time, we took the bus since the train that runs from Florence to Siena did not stop in the historical center of town.     Siena is located about an hour and a half bus...
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The Amalfi Coast, Italy

Our next stop was to visit the small towns along the Amalfi Coast in Italy.  There are several options on how to explore the various towns - train, bus, or rent your own car/moped.  When researching which option we should do, we were considering renting a car, but after reading several warnings from...
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