Asia, Travel

    Temples of Siem Reap

    Remember my trip to Siem Reap?  I told you I hadn’t done any of the touristy bits, but luckily for me, I had experienced these beautiful temples a decade ago.  I know, I’m old! Since then, the temples of Siem Reap are a massive tourist destination; the way this once sleepy little town has been built up with so many hotels and bars – it’s kind of insane, actually.  But it is what it is and I did say I would post pictures from a very long time ago.  Might as well make this a #tbt post while I am somewhere in East Timor!Temples of Siem ReapSo what brought me to Cambodia back in 2006?  A wedding in Jakarta, Indonesia.  My best friend’s older brother was getting married and I was blessed to have been invited and I jumped at the chance to go? I mean, when else would you get the opportunity to head back to South East Asia (can I just say that this wedding was an wedding that I will never ever forget!)?  So I saved up my pennies from my meager paycheck to attend the wedding of the century! And with that, it was also the holiday to meet up with my then boyfriend, who lived in London.  I was living and working in New York at the time so any chance to meet up was a bonus! And I was also super filled with wanderlust and this wedding was the cure.  But we all know how little days of holidays you get when working in the US, right?  Well, this trip pretty much used up all the leave I had for the year, so might as well make it epic, amiright? Right, so I hatched up this insane itinerary – oh to be young and filled with energy! Continue reading

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    The Weezer?

    I know, it’s not The Weezer, it’s just Weezer.  But I had to laugh because last night I was at their concert…

    Concerts, Singapore
    / August 16, 2016
  • 48 Hours in Siem Reap

    48 Hours in Siem Reap

    First, let’s acknowledge that we are in August and that August is the best month ever! Say it with me, “August…

    Asia, Travel
    / August 2, 2016