"Will Eating this Make me Sick?", an insight into Sihanoukville, Cambodia

“Will eating this make me sick?” It’s a question that rarely comes to mind.   I gladly run the gauntlet when it comes to eating questionable food, and amazingly enough, I have only contracted a food born illness twice.  Once was off of seafood paella in Barcelona the night before flying back to DC (the plane ride…

5 Must Try Vietnamese Dishes even Picky Eaters will Love

While the food scene in South East Asia can be intimidating to tackle with odd sounding dishes and unique ingredients, the food in Vietnam is much more “user-friendly”, and some of the most popular locally made cuisine is what you’d find on a menu in a Vietnamese restaurant elsewhere in the world. Here are 5 dishes to try on your next visit to Vietnam.

5 Things to do in Pattaya that aren't Shady

Pattaya is a unique city. There’s cheap hotels, cheap food, cheap experiences, and cheap massages. Sounds pretty good, right? The problem is the fact that Pattaya is perhaps the most repulsive place I have ever been in the world. Here are 5 things to do that are family friendly as well as frugal!

Terminal 21 Food Review: Pattaya, Thailand

Terminal 21 is a massive, airport themed mall in Pattaya boasting 6 floors with hundreds of shopping and dining options.  You can find anything you need and eat whatever you’re craving while you beat the brutal Thailand heat and avoid the more unsavory pastimes Pattaya has to offer.  Jeremy and I headed to the food court,…

3 “Gateway” Hawker Foods to Try in Singapore for Non-adventure Eaters

Singapore is a frugal foodie’s paradise with expertly cooked, astoundingly flavorful dishes for well under $6 SGD ($4.45 USD). If you are new to Asia, the food looks intimidating, but don’t let that deter you. Here are three authentic “gateway street food” dishes to try that give you a taste of authentic Singapore to ease your way in to the bustling foodie scene.

United Flight Food

My travel began at 5:30pm, as I tearfully gave Jeremy one last hug before heading to the Hong Kong Airport.  A year ago, my stubbornly single self would have laughed if someone had told me I would be crying over saying goodbye to my Australian boyfriend. What can I say, I’m a changed woman.  The cab ride…

Taipei Speakeasy

We were on the hunt for a cocktail to kick off the night, and we saw a small bar store front with retro vibes and a jar of amazing looking cookies.  Everyone was standing around debating what to do, and the woman asked “are you looking for the bar?”  She proceeded to open up a wall leading…