Delhi Extremes

The New Delhi train station is not exactly the most lively locale at five in the morning.  And the journey there from the airport wasn’t exactly what one might consider a…

Trust and Traveling: Enter Vietnam

By Lillie Catch more of her travels at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com “One dollar only to Pham ngo Lao,” the taxi driver said, holding open the taxi door. The blazing lights of Ho Chi Minh…

Jetlag

Jetlag By Megan After a long journey back to the USA from good old India, including a surprise layover in Germany (Surprise! I only ate two German pretzels, just two this…

Thailand–Foodland

Thailand has golden temples, white sand beaches, beautiful blue waters, and lush green mountains. I am not here for any of that. My sole mission is to eat everything…or at…

How do you prepare for a trip to India?

By Megan I decided that there is no one way to properly prepare for a visit to India. You can read novels, guide books, ask other travelers opinions, but in…

The Toxic Lake of Phnom Penh

By Lillie Catch more of her posts at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com There is a toxic lake at the heart of Phnom Penh. If you swim in it, your flesh may sizzle, or…

Angkor Wat by Sunrise

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com/ At four thirty am, my cellphone alarm exploded me awake in my ridiculous supply attic room (pictured left– no joke). Was…

The Cambodian Child Sex Trade

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://AroundTheWorldL.com/ In Phuket, Thailand, I spent some creepy time chatting with womanizing older German men. They all had twenty-something year old Thai…

The Trap on the Cambodian Border

By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://AroundTheWorldL.com/ Part of the reason I stayed so long in Bangkok (besides the wonderful people) was I was terrified to cross the…

Where are the American RTW Travelers???

Where are the American RTW Travelers??? By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://lmarshallworld.blogspot.com Because so many of the spectacular temples in Bangkok are along the river, a night…

TIGER TEMPLE

TIGER TEMPLE By Lillie Catch more of her adventures at http://lmarshallworld.blogspot.com Note to my sweet Mother: This article recounts another thing that SEEMS terrifying and dangerous, but is actually a…

Discovering Pai

Discovering Pai By Marianne Thailand loves their king a lot. You won’t go into any building, or enter any town without seeing his portrait. Every year on December 5th the…