Angkor National Park Siem Reap Cambodia

Monks leaving Angkor Wat

My wife and I were in Cambodia as a guest of Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa. The hotel is plush but the real reason you’ll want to go to Siem Reap is for its proximity to the magnificent Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site of ancient Khmer Empire ruins. The most famous is […]

10 Reasons to Stay at Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa in Cambodia

Monk blessing at Anantara Angkor Resort

I’ve always dreamt of going to Cambodia so when Natalie and I were invited to go to Thailand with Anantara Hotels, we decided to skip the trip to their Phuket property and instead, visit their hotel in Cambodia. After all, it was half the distance (218 miles instead of 430 miles) from where we would […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Don’t Travel with Ripped Bills


Don’t Travel with Ripped Bills Many foreign countries will accept US dollars and in some countries, they’re even the main currency—like in Cambodia. When I was there last month, I was reminded that bills with a rip or slight tear aren’t accepted there, so if you plan on spending US dollars, make sure they’re nice and […]

Need Asia Advice


One of my buddies is going to Asia in the fall and needs some advice. Do you have any recommendations? Here’s his email to me: I would love your advice on a trip that we are taking at the end of September for 17 days in Asia. The only thing I have booked right now […]