Amsterdam is a city that is both historic and progressive, elegant and bawdy. There are 17th-century canals and trendy cannabis coffeeshops. Grand, gabled houses line the streets, while a neon glow eminates from the Red Light District. Bicycles outnumber the human population and the city’s long history of beer is being revolutionized by craft brewers.… Read the rest
Our time in Kuala Lumpur was more of a long layover than an actual stop on our journey and we only had one full day to explore the city. As much as I would have liked to create an ambitious one-day itinerary, we actually had a few things we also needed to get done.… Read the rest
Our first day on the Angkor Temple Tour Trail took us to the Big Three: Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm, but there is more to see at the UNESCO World Heritage Angkor Archaeological Park than just those.
We routed out a self-guided tour based on the ‘Big Circuit’ and ignored some of the suggested itineraries and ‘best times to visit’ as a way to attempt to escape the crowds.… Read the rest