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Fashionable And Functionable Recycling in Cambodia

It’s been a long time coming, but I have finally found the perfect travel wallet! Not only is it functionable, but it’s cheap, fashionable, and down right environmentally friendly. Cambodia’s got a massive monopoly going on manufacturing bags, wallets, and purses out of used cement bags, and the prices couldn’t be better. My new elephant […]

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Long Beach on Koh Phi Phi Wins Our Best Beach Award!

On our way to Koh Phi Phi today, Katherine and I were debating what we thought the best beach we’ve ever visited was. We’ve been to A LOT of beaches, so picking the best wasn’t easy. First, there’s Kuta Beach in Bali for the countless hours of people watching it provides. However, it’s not really […]

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Dress Shopping Greatness in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Through word of mouth from the entire female staff at CIS, my dreams came true after an afternoon in the infamous dress shop Ambre in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Even though I had originally promised Thomas just a quick browse, I ended up submitting (quite happily no less) to the luxurious fabric and the divine details. […]

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#50 Complete – Sunrise at Borobudur ~ Java, Indonesia

Well, we checked another one off the list of While We’re Alive…catching sunrise from the top of Borobudur in Java, Indonesia.  We tend to be having some bad luck with these sunrise items on our list though (read: 5 Things to Know Before Trekking Mt. Batur For Sunrise, and #64 Complete – Climb Adam’s Peak), […]

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The Scams in Bali Continue

A while back we wrote a post about various scams to look out for when visiting the island of Bali (Read: 6 Common Scams to Avoid in Bali).  Since then, a couple of videos have surfaced on YouTube showing two such scams in action. The first video shows a man pulled over by police for […]

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