Beautiful Bai Tu Long Bay 

Better than Imagined

Cruising through a gorgeous, seemingly infinite number of limestone karsts. Sea kayaking through hidden lagoons from a secluded beach. Jumping off a junk boat into calm, cool, crystal water. Learning how to use fresh ingredients to cook authentic vietnamese cuisine.  Eating a deluxe dinner inside a romantic candlelit cave.

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Biking the Temples of Angkor

The Temples of Angkor had been on our bucket list for quite a while. Really, the place is just darn cool. It’s super old, super big, and super mysterious. The Angkor complex is located right outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is a world-famous UNESCO Heritage site with ancient religious complexes from the Khmer Empire dating back to the 9th-15th century.

We unfortunately only spent one full day touring the temples, which only gave us enough time to appreciate the three most famous ones.  They were certainly impressive, though we would have enjoyed checking out some of the lesser known temples and beating the crowds. Along with Angkor Wat, we also visited Tha Prom, The Elephant Terrace and the Bayon.

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