One thing I love about my travels to Southeast Asia is that compared to our standards here in the US, it is all cheap. And when I say all, I mean ALL; everything from lodging to transportation to food to shopping. Having just come back from what I am coining as “the adventure of a lifetime” traveling through Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Hong Kong, I’ve come home with lots of great stories, food adventures and fun items while shopping in the markets in each country.
After one particularly hot and humid day touring (and shopping!) around Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, our Intrepid Travel tour guide Sam gave us a little downtime before reconvening for dinner. Even though I was kind of tired, I wanted to experience the city and decided to take a walk along the beautiful promenade on the banks of the Mekong River. It was such a fun area with great people watching, amazing French colonial architecture and a relaxing atmosphere. What a unique, fun place! Continue reading