Welcome to Bangkok, where the prices are made up and the meter doesn’t matter.

Getting through the Thailand border is a pretty complicated process and takes almost full day. There are lots of scam artists on either side of the border trying to convince tourists they need to get a special overpriced visa or try to sell fake visas and fake bus tickets. Canadians don't need visas, so we [...]

Cambodia – Siem Reap

Siem Reap is like a whole other country after Phnom Penh. The amount of tourists is through the roof in comparison. It feels like the main industry is tourism - people toppling over each other to go see the Angkor temples. They have 1, 3, and 5 day passes to see all the temples in [...]

Cambodia – Phnom Penh

Now this, was a culture shock.We were lucky enough to meet an Australian on the plane who was heading back to Cambodia to finish his non-profit teaching position at an elementary school. He was kind enough to warn us about common scams and inform us about the politics, some history, how to haggle and even [...]


This was our first country on our South East Asia trip. Considering I've never been anywhere in Asia, I had no idea what to expect. Other than some possible culture shock. And the heat. Dear God, the heat. We only spent a couple of nights here since we had our next flight (to Cambodia) booked [...]

Travel blog!

My travel blog - only about 6 months overdue! I've finally decided to jump on the bandwagon and blog about my recent trips. There were a lot of moments during the trip I wished I had a blog to write down the experiences and advise future travellers on what to watch out for in the [...]