Indochina Day 7-8: Sleepy town of Chiang Rai

Day 7 of my Indochina trip was spent on traveling from Siem Reap to Bangkok. I used the service of Giant Ibis again because I found them very efficient in handling the cross-country border aspect of the ride.  The whole ride took us around 8 hours. Also we did not have to change rides in…

My Upcoming Trip to Japan

My trip to Japan is right around the corner. It will be my first time in the country so I have been researching thoroughly on the sites and cities to visit. I will be staying for two weeks coming in to Tokyo and making my way down to Miyajima and stopping in 6 other cities and destinations.

Indochina Day 5: Siem Reap’s Small Circuit Tour

I started the tour with so much excitement. I went home drained with energy but gained a lot of insights and knowledge about the history of the Angkor. It truly befits its description, as a place of gods, full of wonder.

Indochina Day 4: How to Spend 2 Hours in Phnom Penh

When I was researching on the places to see during my Indochina trip, Phnom Penh is not exactly included in my itinerary. I’ve heard some bad reviews about it from other travellers. But I was glad I decided to stay one night in Phnom Penh and do some sightseeing in the city before I leave for Siem Reap.

Indochina Day 3: Vietnam to Cambodia

Day 3 of my solo Indochina trip was spent on travelling from Ho Chi Minh City to the capital of Cambodia which is Phnom Penh. I used the service of Giant Ibis Bus which made the border crossing so much easier. You can book your tickets online. Click here. We left HCMC at around 9AM…

Indochina Day 2: Cruising the Mekong Delta

The scenery is so beautiful but there is something unauthentic about it. It has adapted a touristy function. Although there are still some houses that are built along the river, I believe they exist for the tourists to see.