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Exploring temples all day can make a girl tired. So after our first day of biking around Angkor Wat, Corey and I headed back to our hotel for a little r&r around the pool. And maybe a pineapple-y cocktail. That night we headed out to meet some others for drinks, get more two-for-one cocktails, explore the Siem Reap and Angkor Wat nightlife. And maybe get a shot that was set on fire… By that time, I was starving. And maybe a little drunk. But definitely starving. We found a place to eat, had some dumplings, had some cashew stir fry. We stumbled...

Corey and I decided to get the three day passes to explore Angkor Wat and all the Khmer temples. To me, it was plenty of time. A one day pass would have rushed it and, while we didn't see absolutely everything, I think seven would have had me crying. On our first day we rented bicycles and biked around some of the temples. By the end of the day I was yelling at Corey because he made my vagina hurt. Damn, I haven't ridden one of those in so long! ...

I usually spend Thanksgiving over an oven. Dressing the turkey, mashing the potatoes, casseroling the green beans. It's my favorite meal and one of those things I shared with my dad over the years as we both worked in the kitchen all day. It was one of those things I took over on my own the last couple of years. It was poor planning on my part that had me spending Thanksgiving traveling all day. Taking two mini buses and two ferries. From Koh Lanta back to Phuket. Alone. Getting back to a city that I didn't much care for just...