After five months of travel I now understand why people try to do this endlessly. This is the longest trip we’ve ever taken, and I am addicted to living this lifestyle of freedom with just a backpack, flexible plans and my partner in crime. I love not knowing what each day will bring, or even what day it is. (Tuesday?) I relish the choice to do what we want when we want, and to be open to new experiences and opportunities that come up throughout the day.
You CAN find cheap accommodation in Myanmar!
Dealing with money in Myanmar is easier than ever before.
Some of our favorite food to try in Northeastern China, the region known as “Dong Bei”.
Though we’ve known each other for ten years and have been together for a long time, it’s still important to acknowledge milestones in our relationship and make it a point to celebrate.
It’s a way to mark our achievements as a couple. After all, being in a relationship isn’t always sunny skies and smooth sailing. We are always getting better at it though, and that’s part of the fun.
Taking photos during your travels is a great way to capture the feeling of a place and remember the people and things that stood out to you during your trip.
In the past I was a picture taking fiend on our travels, but my shots were not well composed or really very nice to look back at, especially for family and friends I wanted to share them with.
Learn these key phrases in any language to enhance your experience with locals and save money during your travels.
Here are our top tips for things to do in Phnom Penh.
Phnom Penh often isn’t given the time it deserves on many travelers’ itineraries. There is plenty to do and see in the city and surrounding areas, and if you have the time we recommend spending at least three to five days exploring and getting to know this vibrant, historic and rapidly developing capital city. [Read more…]
Why travel in Cambodia?
Cambodia has something to offer every traveler: stunning beaches and secluded islands, the magnificent and historic temples of Angkor, the developing, bustling and rapidly changing capital of Phnom Penh, the hard hitting realities of recent history at the Cheung Ek Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, little explored jungles, wildlife, expansive countryside, and opportunities to work and volunteer. Cambodians are some of the friendliest people in the world, the food is underrated and delicious, and the scenery is gorgeous. No matter what you seek, you can find it in Cambodia.
Check out our guides below to help you plan for traveling in Cambodia:
It’s a common misconception that couples traveling long term are on a big romp around the globe, swinging arm in arm in romantic settings and drinking beers at sunset.
While that’s mostly true, and is definitely what most of us post on our websites and social media, we must admit to you that that’s not always the case.
Long term travel and living abroad with your partner is amazing most of the time, but there are plenty of times when it’s not.
Especially when traveling on a tight budget, our travels can end up being the exact opposite of sexy and glamorous.