Category: Tours

  • A very boozy guide to Edinburgh

    A very boozy guide to Edinburgh

    Scotland is one of the world’s most prolific producers of alcohol running the gamut from high-end scotch whisky to beer and flavored gin. There is no shortage of places to learn about a variety of boozy Scottish creations and to drink yourself silly. The Scotch Whisky Experience The Scotch Whisky Experience is like an alcoholic…

  • Is the Last Supper worth it?

    Is the Last Supper worth it?

    The last time I went to Milan, I foolishly thought I could just stroll into the Santa Maria delle Grazie to check out Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting of the Last Supper. I couldn’t and I missed it. So armed with that knowledge, on planning a second trip to Milan, I made sure I could…

  • New year, new GPSmyCity app giveaway!

    New year, new GPSmyCity app giveaway!

    For the past two years, I’ve partnered with GPSmyCity to turn some of my articles into GPS-guided apps. Since then, my tips and guides have been helping people get around cities like Budapest, Miami, and Copenhagen. How does it work? GPSmyCity turns my articles into a helpful map that gives you easy-to-follow directions to each…

  • Taking a guided tour of Angkor Wat

    Taking a guided tour of Angkor Wat

    Obviously Angkor Wat was my primary reason for choosing Cambodia as a travel destination. So we wanted to make sure we did it right with a guided tour, and I’m glad we did because I can see how visiting any other way might be a disaster. Booking a private tour Our hotel, Mane Village Suites,…

  • Visiting the animals at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

    Visiting the animals at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center

    Cambodia is one of those countries full of rich wildlife. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those countries where animals are targeted by poachers, hunters, and illegal breeders. Animals that have been rescued out in the wild or who were abandoned as pets and are no longer fit to live in the wild are transported to…

  • It’s okay not to see the Killing Fields in Cambodia

    It’s okay not to see the Killing Fields in Cambodia

    From 1975 to 1979, the Khmer Rouge ruled Cambodia. Under their regime, an estimated 1.5 to 3 million people, roughly 25% of Cambodia’s population, were killed in one of modern history’s most gruesome genocides. Today, tourists in Phnom Penh can visit sites like Security Prison 21 (S-21), currently the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and the Killing Fields…