Sunday, February 19th, 2017

SOTM Tour: Month Six of Twelve

As of December 6, Mario and I have been on the road for six full months! The sixth month was filled with mostly joy, a few challenges, and a very special visitor as we traveled through Cambodia and Thailand. On to the round up! Destinations Visited Phnom Penh, Kampot, Kep and Siem Reap, Cambodia Bangkok, […]

Cambodia has changed, and not for the better.

Three years ago, I fell madly in love with Cambodia. For three years, it occupied a top five spot on my list of favorite countries. So when it came time to take Mario and the SOTM Tour to Southeast Asia, I knew that Cambodia would be a mandatory stop for us. I was beyond excited […]

Announcing: Adventurous Kate’s Travel Calendar Shop!

It’s December — and that means it’s time to buy a 2012 calendar! I am pleased to announced that I have opened my first online store, the Travel Calendar Shop! And before you read anything else, you can get 50% off if you buy two or more with the code GIFT4THEYEAR — not sure how long […]

Angkor Wat One Day Guide: The Best of Angkor

One day in Angkor. Guidebooks recommend spending at least three to get the most out of it.  I chose to do it in one, and a one-day Angkor itinerary, while not optimal, is absolutely possible. I put together this one-day guide to Angkor for people who appreciate temples, but don’t live and die by them. […]

Things Nobody Tells You About Angkor Wat

The temples of Angkor, flanked by Angkor Wat, are one of Southeast Asia’s top destinations.  And justifiably so.  These temples are beautiful, thrilling, and absolutely fascinating. But despite all the information that is out there, Angkor was very different from what I expected.  If you’re planning to visit Angkor on your trip to Cambodia, here’s […]

Losing My Fertility in Cambodia

I’m riding through the back roads of Siem Reap, Cambodia, on the back of a motorbike.  As much as I’d love to be the one driving, that just isn’t done in Siem Reap.  They’d rather have tourists hire drivers than attempt to drive on their own. That said, I’m having a great time exploring the […]