Trip roundup: More thoughts on Cambodia & Vietnam

Trip roundup: More thoughts on Cambodia & Vietnam

We are now safely back in Toronto, getting reacclimated to the brisk temperatures and snowstorms. I'm still trying to rework my circadian rhythm to get over this terrible jet lag, so am forcing myself to stay awake by writing this blog post, with a few more random thoughts on my recent journey through Cambodia and [...]

5 tips for staying healthy while travelling

5 tips for staying healthy while travelling

As we approach our departure to Southeast Asia, Mr. Chuckles and I are doing some final preparations for our first big trip of 2020. Unfortunately, some of the excitement about our impending international adventure has been dampened by anxiety over this Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. We were supposed to be travelling in a group of three [...]

E-Visa applications: Cambodia edition

E-Visa applications: Cambodia edition

In my last post, I outlined the e-visa application process for Vietnam. Today, I finally wrapped up my pre-trip preparation with approval of my Cambodia visa. The Cambodia tourist visa application process is a bit more straightforward than in Vietnam. There are again two options: visa on arrival (VOA) or the e-visa. Unlike in Vietnam, [...]

Best and worst of Intrepid Travel Thailand & Laos Adventure

Best and worst of Intrepid Travel Thailand & Laos Adventure

Those who followed this blog over the past couple weeks will know that my recent trip through northern Thailand and Laos was with a small group tour via Intrepid Travel, specifically the 13 day Thailand and Laos Adventure. Now that I'm settled back at home, I'll leave you with a review of my experience on [...]