Koh Rong Cambodia: A Slice of Island Heaven

Koh Rong Cambodia: A Slice of Island Heaven

About a week ago, I filled you all in on my EPICALLY HORRIBLE night bus adventure from Siem Reap down to Sihanoukville. What I didn’t tell you is that I wasn’t actually headed to Sihanoukville. Instead, I went to Koh Rong! A Quick Stop in Sihanoukville Through my travels, I kept hearing negative things about Sihanoukville. It’s […]

Aboriginal Taiwan: Visiting Orchid Island

Aboriginal Taiwan: Visiting Orchid Island

This summer while backpacking around Taiwan, I made a trip to Taiwan’s Orchid Island, otherwise known as Lanyu. Before the Chinese arrived, Taiwan was home to aboriginal locals, similar in ethnicity to those from the Philippines and Hawaii. After the Chinese conquest (and subsequent Japanese rule), much of the native culture has been lost. Fortunately, Orchid […]