Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm ruins – 3 major attractions in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat was never included in my bucket list. I was dreaming of seeing Machu Picchu in Peru in the future – if not, then it will be one of the constant places in my dreams. So I never really thought that I will ever have the chance of seeing the biggest religious ancient complex in the world … but you’ll never know what lies at the bend of each road. đŸ™‚

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Crossing the Vietnam border to Phnom Penh

July 14, 2017, Friday Woke up at 5:00 in the morning to prepare ourselves, packed our things and had our last breakfast at Meraki Boutique Hotel. Then, we went to the office of Giant Ibis to wait for the bus which will take us to the Vietnamese border and then to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Our…

Ho Chi Minh / Saigon Tour

“You are sunlight and I’m moon …” , the famous lyrics of the song entitled Sun and Moon in the theatrical play Ms. Saigon. That’s the only thing I’m reminded of regarding Saigon so it was nice to finally have the chance to visit and explore the said city.

Four Cities and 3 Countries in 2 weeks

Before giving a detailed account of our travel, here’s our DIY travel itinerary: Vietnam – Cambodia – Thailand  July 11 – Flight to Ho Chi Minh July 12 – Meraki Boutique Hotel, Ho Chi Minh Ho Chi Minh / Saigon District 1 Tour Parks Independence Palace Cho Ben Than Market July 13 – Saigon Sky…

Anawangin Cove in Zambales

After touring Potipot Island, it’s now time to visit a popular cove in Zambales – the Anawangin Cove. It took us 30 minutes by boat to reach the cove and it was a scary boat ride because of the waves. We traveled to the island right after a typhoon which explains the big waves and…

Potipot Island in Candelaria, Zambales

December 2016 I had the opportunity of visiting Potipot Island. Most of our colleagues decided to swim and enjoy the cool water … while some of us decided to go around and take a tour of the island. It took us roughly 25 minutes to go around the island at a normal walking pace, so…