With only limited time to see Iceland, I had to make my one full day trip count. The most popular tour from Reykjavik is the Golden Circle, but I opted for the Southern Coast, famous for its waterfalls, glaciers, and black sand beaches.
I couldn’t leave Cambodia without writing a short post about Siem Reap. Angkor Wat tends to steal the thunder, but Siem Reap was a total blast on its own, too.
My hostel was pretty close to town, so it was a short walk into the main area with the majority of bars and restaurants. The centre of town is touristy but pulls it off in a way that other cities can’t; the entire place is packed with backpackers and expats but all integrating with the locals in a really unique way.
I completely fell in love with Siem Reap. Cambodia feels like a dream; Somehow four days feels like a lifetime.
I arrived in Siem Reap early Friday morning after a long journey from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur to Siem Reap, with the addition of a nine hour layover overnight. I was met (after some delay) at the Siem Reap airport by a Tuk-Tuk driver, Devi, who would come to be my partner in crime for my entire stay in Cambodia. The drive from the airport to my hostel was fantastic – I was exhausted but the fresh air kept me awake and I very quickly fell in love with travel by Tuk-Tuk.