Siem Reap: Preah Khan Temple

So anyone who does their research will know that the Temples of Angkor cannot be seen in a day… Lonely Planet literally says, “if you’ve got only one day to see the temples, that’s unfortunate.” We spent several days exploring the temples, and I took hundreds of photos, so I will be splitting our visits…

Phnom Penh

Well I am now horribly behind in blogging! I was in Cambodia from March 1st to 13th, and have now arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I know this is a cliche… but time seriously flies when you’re having fun with your friends! I was really excited to leave India and start the next…

Kolkata: Last Stop in India

Kolkata If you ever hear anyone say that Kolkata is not a place for tourists, tell them they’re wrong! Kolkata was one of the most tourist friendly cities I visited in India, with street signs and sidewalks that allowed for easy navigation. Ronnie, our unofficial itinerary planner in India, highly recommended that we visit Kolkata,…

Varanasi, 2.0

Well, we went back to Varanasi after an attempt to leave and head to Darjeeling… After I finished writing “Varanasi is Very-Nicey” we had (what we thought was) our last meal at the Lotus Lounge and hopped in a cab to the Mughal Sarai train station, about 40 minutes from Varanasi. We thought we were…

Varanasi is Very-Nicey!

We’ve spent a relaxing two nights and three days in Varanasi, taking in the sights of the ghats, reading while enjoying the views from rooftop balconies, and strolling along the riverside. The title of this post became our catch phrase! Despite the relaxation we have enjoyed, our arrival in Varanasi was somewhat jarring. The day…