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Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Top 10 Things to Do in Osaka, Japan

Osaka is located roughly at the center of the Japanese archipelago making it an ideal stop along any travelers’ path. Yet, it is often under appreciated by tourists who spend more time in the nearby ancient capital of Kyoto. Historically,…

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Tokyo Rush: Why a 6 Hour Day Trip From Narita Airport is a Bad Idea

Originally, I had just over a ten hour layover in Tokyo (Narita International Airport) before my final leg back to New York City and the conclusion of my 2015 summer vacation. Unfortunately, a series of thunderstorms in Hanoi, Vietnam kept…

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

Top 10 Suggestions for How to Spend a Layover in Mexico City, Mexico

When searching for flights to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, it became apparent that my cheapest option was to spend an almost full day layover in Mexico City. Considering I’ve never been there, I wasn’t upset by this idea. It was…

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

Exploring the Ethnic Enclaves of Singapore

In many ways Singapore can be viewed as a microcosm of Asia. As you make your way around the tiny island country, you will encounter a number of neighborhoods that embody the culture and cuisine of the ethnic minorities that…

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

5 Ways to Do Singapore on the Cheap

To put it simply I found Singapore to be extremely expensive and ranks as the most unnecessarily overpriced country on the planet I’ve visited thus far. There is a silver lining. Savvy travelers can save money a number of ways…

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Bokor National Park Tour from Kampot, Cambodia

Located approximately an hour’s drive west of the town of Kampot, Cambodia is Bokor National Park. As a result of its proximity and rapid expansion in the tourism sector, Kampot is now often referred to as the gateway to Bokor…

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

Top 10 Things to Do in Kampot, Cambodia

The town of Kampot is located in Southern Cambodia alongside the Praek Tuek Chhur River just kilometers away from the Gulf of Thailand. It serves as the capital of the Kampot Province. This quiet little riverside town is situated to…

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 4: National Memorials

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 4: National Memorials

The Benefits of Visiting the National Memorials on Sunday Morning On the way down to Washington D.C., my father and I discussed the smartest way to conduct our national memorials walking tour. Based on our schedule, it looked like it…

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 2: Georgetown Walking Tour

Washington D.C. Road Trip – Part 2: Georgetown Walking Tour

College Park, Maryland to Georgetown, Washington D.C. Rather than go to the highway, it was actually easier from where we were to take local streets into Washington D.C. Basically we took US -1 South to P Street past DuPont Circle.…