Everyone who knows us a little bit knows that we are addicted to food. We just love to eat and the more, the better! When traveling, we are always looking around for delicious food, whether it’s from a street food stall or a cool eatery. Phnom Penh has a lot to offer when it comes to eating possibilities ranging from Khmer to Western food. Of course, there are the well-known restaurants near the more touristic places. But we found it rather hard to find cool places where we could get a good meal in a relaxed atmosphere. These 4 hidden gems will give you a fantastic meal for a relatively low price if you want something different than the traditional Khmer cuisine.
When people imagine pearl white beaches, clear blue water, and palm trees, they immediately think about an island in Thailand. But what most of them don’t know is that its little neighbor Cambodia also has its own beautiful islands. One of these is Koh Rong. Once you arrive at the pier, it feels like you’ve arrived in paradise. Here you’ll find fewer tourists than on all the Thai islands. Koh Rong is the perfect place to get away from all the stress of work (or backpacking) and relax a bit because of its laid back vibe. This mini-guide is made so you can get the most out of your stay, together with 5 great things to do on the island. Don’t wait too long because the island is developing fast.
Hoi An used to be a major trading port between the 15th and 19th century but has now become one of Vietnam’s most beautiful towns. Comparing it with all the other cities in Vietnam is impossible. In the evening, the town’s center is traffic free and becomes the most romantic town in whole Southeast Asia. Almost every type of traveler loves Hoi An, and a lot of them stay a lot longer than they initially thought. Here are 10 awesome things to do in Hoi An.
Vietnam has a rough and violent history, but has become a real backpackers Walhalla in the last years. The country has a lot to offer, from the high mountains around Sapa to the beaches of Nha Trang. It’s easy to travel around and super cheap, so you won’t break your budget! We’ve hold track of all our expenses so you can get a good example of how much you should budget to travel around in Vietnam for one month.
Motorbiking in Indochina is without a doubt one of the best things to do if you want to explore these countries properly. Buying and selling a motorbike in Vietnam is really easy, and a lot of backpackers are becoming a “motorpacker” when in Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia. This ultimate guide on motorbiking in Indochina will give you all the essential information, so you don’t jump on the bike unprepared. Hit the road, Jack!
Hiking Mount Hua isn’t just a walk in the park. Standing on the edge of the cliff, on a one-foot-wide plank, and looking more than 6000 feet down into the valley isn’t something that everyone would do. There are stories that an average of 100 people die each year from falling off the cliff. We don’t want to be one of them. We’re doing this step-by-step, and every step we take is made carefully. The views are breathtaking! But at a certain point, the plank path stops and the only way to get back is by taking the same route again. But now we need to overtake numerous of scared locals on this narrow path. Is this really the most dangerous hike in the world?