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Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

Do you like ruins? They are major draws for tourists around the world, but they’re not for everyone. They serve as a warning against whatever was their downfall, they make epic backdrops, they are a window into the past. There is beauty in the broken, but sometimes it takes hundreds of years to find it.… Continue reading Ruined: Beauty in the Broken Places

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21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

Are you considering solo travel, maybe for the first time? It can be intimidating, particularly for women. But fear not! You totally got this. I am a firm believer that any place you go can be safe, but some places are generally safer than others if you’re just starting out and testing the solo travel… Continue reading 21 Best Destinations for Solo Female Travel

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10 Reasons to Visit Siem Reap

It’s usually bad when things get ruined. Usually, but not every time. Not in Siem Reap, Cambodia! Angkor Wat, the largest religious complex in the world, is one of the most beautiful and fascinating places I’ve ever visited, and for this Faraway Friday, I’m sharing 10 of my best photos with you in hopes of… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit Siem Reap

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What to Eat in Cambodia

It’s What I Ate Wednesday! This week we’re remembering Cambodian cuisine! Breakfast:  Let me just say I LOVE Asian breakfasts! Cambodia has some French influence, so it was a delightful surprise to find bread and croissants as part of our breakfast, along with juice and coffee. But the best part was the noodles with chicken!… Continue reading What to Eat in Cambodia

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Elephants and Tuk-tuks

Another day in Cambodia, another day of amazing temples! Today’s favorite temple featured one of the most adorable animals on the planet: elephants! I never did see a real one in Cambodia, but the pretend ones were a bit more manageable anyway. Despite it being the rainy season, the day started out bright and beautiful!… Continue reading Elephants and Tuk-tuks

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Adventures in Angkor

What’s the most impressive place you’ve ever been? The pyramids of Egypt? The Na Pali Coast on Kauai? For me, it is the temples of Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The massive scale and incredibly detailed stonework from 1000 years ago were truly amazing! Take a look: I’ve been excited about this trip for months… Continue reading Adventures in Angkor