Tag Archives: Asia

Buddha Park, Laos

If you’re looking for something to do while in the capital of Laos, then I would suggest checking out Buddha Park. It’s a little bit outside of Vientiane, so be prepared for about an hour drive… but it’s well worth it! Buddha Park is a park of both Hindu and Buddhist statues. It’s not an ordinary temple where people go to pray, necessarily, but more of a work of art. It’s really worth checking out!

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Southern Coast of Cambodia

Whether you’re looking to relax in a hammock, read a book, and soak up the sun, or do some partying and island hopping, the southern coast of Cambodia is the place for everybody! Between KEP, KAMPOT, and SIHANOUKVILLE you’ll find something that is perfect for you. Read to find out which place is your perfect vacation getaway on the southern coast of Cambodia!

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Sapa, Vietnam

Sapa is, by far, my favorite place in Vietnam – it’s a really cute and cozy mountain town. It is not a bustling city like Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, but rather a relatively quiet town. The streets are hilly and small with locals markets and charming shops. The cafes are cute and cozy with fireplaces and hot chocolate. This town really feels like another world compared to the rest of Southeast Asia.

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Papa Roti – found in Vietnam

If you happen to be in Nha Trang, Vietnam, then definitely go to a little place called “Papa Roti.”  It’s located directly across from the train station – which makes it perfect for grabbing something fast before sitting on a very long train ride… Papa Roti doesn’t look like much, but they make the best rolls I think I’ve ever

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  . Currency Cambodian Reil Reil is the Cambodian currency but, surprisingly, U.S. Dollars is more commonly used and actually preferred!  All prices for hotels, restaurants, water, activities, tuk-tuks [local taxis], etc. are in U.S. Dollars.  Bring U.S. Dollars when you travel here and avoid converting any money! US$1 = 4,000 Reil [check the current conversion rate: www.xe.com] Cambodia is

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