Beyond the dusty air of Vientiane, I found glittering temples, stylish old French villas, hippy cafes, and a laid-back vibe. Here’s a list of my favorite things to do in the city.
Guangxi, China: Two Days in Yangshuo
The town of Yangshuo in southern China is packed with tourists — but if you know where to look, you can still find some peace and quiet to admire the beauty people flock to see.
3 Days in Luang Prabang, Laos
My trip to Luang Prabang was a quick getaway, and I had 3 days to get to know the city. It was a little rushed, but I still had time to do lots of fun (and relaxing) stuff! This was the itinerary.
Siem Reap, Cambodia: The Angkor Big Circuit Tour, Banteay Srei and Roluos Temples
I spent 3 days exploring the ‘other’ temples of Angkor — some are unheard of, some are devoid of visitors, some are almost ruined… but all, beautiful and mythical.
Siem Reap, Cambodia: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Temples on the Angkor Small Circuit Tour
The Angkor small circuit tour includes the famous Angkor Wat, and other popular temples like Angkor Thom’s Bayon and Ta Phrom. Here’s a rundown of my temple tour, and visiting tips to beat the crowd!