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6 Essential Tips for the Introvert Solo Traveler

I like to decompress in solitude, but I also find it very exhausting carrying on conversations with strangers. Can you relate? Yet, isn’t meeting and chatting with new people inevitable and what backpacking is all about? This “Who am I going to meet in this new city or hostel?”, is something I expect and genuinely always look forward to. As an introvert, it’s a difficult balance for me. These 6 tips have changed my life forever as an introverted traveler, and I know they can change yours too!

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How to Prepare for a Visit to Cambodia’s Genocide Museums

Visiting Toul Sleng (S-21) and The Cheung Ek Killing Fields makes for an emotionally charged day filled with eye-opening experiences about Cambodian history and the Khmer Rouge. There are many sites considered to be “Killing Fields” all across Cambodia, however, just on the outskirts of Phnom Penh lies Cheung Ek, one of the a largest sites and remains protected and available for visitors.