Sunset and Why I Love History

Written from the ancient steps of an ancient temple, while watching the steady flow of people and waiting for the sun to set. There was a really cheesy Nia Vardalous rom com called My Life in Ruins. She plays a tour guide in Greece. The movie isn’t amazing, but there’s a part I’ve always liked. When she’s standing with her tour group at the Acropolis … Continue reading Sunset and Why I Love History

Angkor Wat

There’s a bar in Siem Reap called Angkor What? bar. Pause for laughter. Siem Reap has become a busy tourism hub mostly due to the Angkor Archaeological complex. Fun fact: Angkor Wat is just one temple in a huge complex of hundreds of temples. It’s a humungous temple though. Anyone who knows me knows that I love history, especially visiting history. I love exploring ruins … Continue reading Angkor Wat

Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)

Our last stop of Ho Chi Minh City. AKA Saigon. Did I mention wine in Vietnam is better than in Thailand? Beer too according to my travel buddies. There’s a brewery in Saigon that uses local ingredients in its beers like lemongrass and coconut. Obviously we spent some time there. Considering I don’t like beer, the lemongrass one was pretty good. If they go to … Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon)