Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery with TripADeal

Tour: Cambodia and Price : $2499 (plus single supplement) was excellent value.

Value: Excellent value for the price. The tour included return international full-service flights, two internal flights, an overnight junk boat cruise on Halong Bay, 12 nights in 4-star accommodation, and 17 meals including daily breakfast.

Group Dynamics: The group size of nine was ideal. We were able to get to know each other and form friendships, which made the trip more enjoyable.

Accommodation: The hotels were generally very good, with comfortable rooms and excellent locations.… Read the rest “Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery with TripADeal”

Final Day

The final day was one of those peculiar days when we had to check out of a hotel. We had several hours to spare before our flight and had to figure out what to do in the meantime. Realizing it was a great opportunity, I decided to book a walking tour.

We embarked on a very intimate walking tour with just three of us, accompanied by a local woman named Tea. Tea was a truly fascinating character.… Read the rest “Final Day”

Angkor Wat

Our tour guide, Rocky, shared today his fascinating life story. He grew up as an orphan, having lost most of his family due to the Cambodian genocide. As a child, he spent some time in a temple, living as monk from the age of eight to ten. After that, he stayed with nuns until he turned seventeen.

Interestingly, he even had a small role as an extra in the Angelina Jolie film, Tomb Raider, which was filmed around Angkor Wat.… Read the rest “Angkor Wat”

Phnom Penh Food Tour

One of the best ways to truly understand a country is through its food, as it reflects the culture and the people who make it. During our visit to Phnomh Penh, we were fortunate to have an incredibly passionate food enthusiast as our guide, who referred to herself as a “true foodie”. She took us on a culinary adventure through the city.

Neara, our guide, shared some intriguing stories with us. She mentioned that she was in her early thirties and had a difficult upbringing, growing up in the years after the genoicide.… Read the rest “Phnom Penh Food Tour”