Best Places to Visit for a Sabbatical Break

So you’ve decided to take a career break (read What Nobody Tells You About Taking a Sabbatical Break), the next million dollar question is… where? The whole world is now your stage, but deciding where to start can be daunting.

50 Places Indonesian Passport Holders Can Travel to Without Visa Hassle

Sometimes the only thing standing between you and your dream holiday is one visa application. After all the hassles, there’s still that little dreaded possibility that you have to cancel the getaway because your visa application is rejected. Being Indonesian, your vacation options are even more limited, but that doesn’t mean you can’t go to beautiful or even…

Siem Reap Itinerary Guideline + Places I Wish I Visited

There’s a lot you can do in Cambodia in 3 days. In fact, taking flights and layovers into consideration, technically I had only 1 day to explore the world’s largest religious monument. It’s not enough, surely. But should you ever find yourself having to visit Siem Reap with too little time, yet too many places to visit,…

Cambodia’s Crunchy Crawlies: Andrew Vs. Exotic “Food”

Spiders, snakes, frogs… There’s no limit to what the Cambodians eat, at least back in the days of Khmer Rouge when food was in short supply and these critters could provide a steady source of protein. When I passed by the crunchy crawlies market nearby Pub Street in Siem Reap, my mind was racing through “should…

The Beggars Dilemma: Why I Skipped Tonle Sap Lake in Cambodia

Should we give money to beggars? That’s the question that lingered in our mind when we decided to visit Cambodia back in March 2014. Travelers often find themselves facing this dilemma whenever they are in third-world countries. Surely, parting with money isn’t the main issue. Even the stingiest of the stingy must have had their heart…