Welcome To Malaysia

Welcome To Malaysia

What a relief to leave the humid hot bustling City-state of Singapore and land on the laid-back island of Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia. Life be slow and mellow here, at just the right time for us. Marilynn and I walk to the beach and chill out after our check-in at the...
Kampot, Siem Reap & Temples of Angkor

Kampot, Siem Reap & Temples of Angkor

As the hot Cambodian temperatures drain us, we head to the town of Kampot, known for its pepper. Before the Khmer Rouge Regime destroyed all pepper farms in the 70’s, Kampot pepper adorned tables of the finest restaurants in Paris. Today it has made a comeback,...
Getting Our Travel Legs in Cambodia

Getting Our Travel Legs in Cambodia

After 24 hours of flying time (plus three stops), we arrive in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh, around midnight. Full bore jet lag symptoms (nausea, exhaustion, and insomnia) accompany us to the comfortable and affordable G Mekong Hotel. Not able to eat much of...
SLOW BOAT THROUGH LAOS ON THE MEKONG RIVER

SLOW BOAT THROUGH LAOS ON THE MEKONG RIVER

Chug along at a mellow pace for a slow ride on a long boat. Sometimes elephants roam, where mountainous jungle meets sandy shoreline along the Mekong River through Laos. This two-day river ride puts us in a different world, especially once we tune out the young,...