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Published : Apr, 2023

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As the saying goes, it’s about the journey not the destination, and this could not be more true of our renegade road trip through northwestern Cambodia.

We’d heard that within a couple hundred kilometers of Siem Reap was the mother of all overgrown tree temples, a former Angkorian capital, and finally a 1000-year old clifftop temple. This seemed like a natural progression of sightseeing, despite the fact it would bring us all way back to the border of Thailand and there were no bus routes connecting any of these locations.

With our packs on our back and our thumbs in the air, we set off onto the Cambodian open road. Here’s the story of hitchhiking in Cambodia.

Published : Sep, 2020

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Is it possible to travel in Nicaragua on a budget? Learn how much it cost me to backpack in Nicaragua — along with my favorite tips & highlights.

I think I’m in love. The Central American country of Nicaragua was a big surprise. I quickly got sucked into it’s laid-back pace of life, incredibly friendly people, and low cost of living.

I wasn’t planning on spending much time here. That scenario soon changed once I got to know the place!

Do you want to travel back in time? It’s possible in Nicaragua.

Venture into any of the many small towns to experience rural farming communities where water is collected with buckets, horses are the only way to get around, and even basic electricity can be hard to find.

Living in Nicaragua for a while was a refreshing pause in my journey, and I became captivated by it’s magic.