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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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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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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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Flying Qatar Business Class Airbus A330

Prior to taking off on our RTW trip, we had a few flights booked beforehand as our main "guidelines" of where we wanted to be throughout the year. We decided that Turkey would be the last destination in Europe, before heading off to Southeast Asia. Since there are no direct flights from Istanbul to...
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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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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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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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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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Romantic Lake Como, Italy

After hearing many great things about Lake Como, we decided to go there for one night. We hopped on another train heading north to  Lake Como before our last stop of Italy. The Milan station is a really large hub, and it looks like a newly renovated part of the station, as you can see the old...
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