We have seen some crazy driving in our time, but Cambodians have a style of driving that is a class of its own. This includes driving on the wrong side of the street when they want to. Knock on wood but we have not been in any accidents!
Before visiting Cambodia, we had heard of the horrors of the Khmer Rouge. The difference between reading about a genocide and seeing the evidence firsthand is tremendous. While this video is nothing more than a couple images and video with some facts and figures cut into it, the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge were very Read Post
The Golden Rock is one of the most holy Buddhist sites in Myanmar and truly an amazing sight. However, I found the journey to the top of Mt Kyaiktiyo to be taxing on both the wallet and body. That is not to say I do not recommend visiting the rock, but I do so with Read Post
“Thanaka is a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark. It is a distinctive feature of Myanmar (formerly Burma) seen commonly applied to the face and sometimes the arms of women and girls and to a lesser extent men and boys. Apart from cosmetic beauty, thanaka also gives a cooling sensation and provides protection from Read Post
Myanmar (pronounced mee-an-mar) is a hip travel destination this year, topping many publications’ “Must-see in 2013” recommendations. But what is the name of the country you are supposed to be visiting: Myanmar or Burma? There is a lot of confusion over what to call the country. Guidebooks still print Burma in parentheses on their covers. Read Post