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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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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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Visiting the Pools of Pamukkale – Denizli, Turkey

After a long day exploring Göreme on the Green Tour, we checked out of our hotel to head to our next intended major site on our list of places to visit - Pamukkale.  From Cappadocia, the only transportation available are overnight buses (no direct flights or trains), so we were in for a long 9+ hour...
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The Cappadocia Green Tour – Turkey

A great way to explore a lot of Cappadocia in a short amount of time is by taking one of the organized tours that are offered.  The tours at Cappadocia are color based - Red, Green, Blue, or Orange. We decided to go with the Green Tour which encompasses Göreme Panorama, The Underground City...
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Breathtaking Cappadocia from a Hot Air Balloon

After the madness of Morocco, we were headed to our next country - Turkey! We had a stopover in Geneva, Switzerland where Minh looked at the backside of a posted dial clock (looking at the hands backwards) at the airport and thought we were going to miss our connecting...
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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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Learning to Scuba Dive in Koh Tao, Thailand

Scuba Diving was never on our radar or something we'd ever seriously considered doing.  During our time in Barcelona, we met fellow RTW Travelers, Angelo and Johanna, who told us about their time diving and how they fell in love with it during their trip.  Minh and I voiced our concerns about how it...
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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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Ninh Binh, Vietnam – A Pleasant Surprise

We had a few extra days to spend in North Vietnam and were looking for other destinations to visit in the area.  Walking around town while in Hanoi, we saw numerous pictures and advertisements of a place called Ninh Binh. The photos of the landscape of Ninh Binh looked interesting, so we hopped...
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