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5 great reasons to visit Siem Reap, Cambodia
As the gateway to the spectacular Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is Cambodia's most popular tourist destination – but this bustling resort town has so much more to offer than just this ancient palace. With a thriving culinary scene that includes both traditional Khmer food and modern, stylish...
 
Lights, camera, action: 7 ways to go behind the scenes
Visual effects in film may have advanced dramatically, but most directors still choose to shoot in real locations, taking advantage of some of the world's most dramatic landscapes or filming in period settings that add authenticity to a scene. There's something quite special about seeing these...
 
5 luxury vegan experiences in Siem Reap
Siem Reap in Cambodia is home to the ruins of the ancient Khmer city of Angkor which include famous sights such as Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm (the magical ruins overgrown by giant trees where Tomb Raider was filmed). It's hot, dusty and busy; yet it's an amazing travel destination that...
 
Merhba Malta: Reena Patel Explores the Mediterranean Isle
The greeting of 'merhba', which means 'welcome' or 'hello' in Maltese, features on Air Malta's exterior and all around the airport. This warm greeting lured me in to experience the fascinating culture of this small, sunny island. Regularly visited by the British royal family and recently...
 
4 ways to experience and enjoy the Golden Gate Bridge
The Golden Gate Bridge is so well known it is easy to take for granted. It has been photographed more times than Angelina Jolie or the Queen. The only U.S. bridge that can compare to it in iconic grandeur is a continent away in Brooklyn. But even admirers of that bridge (of which I am one) must...
 
Top 10 stops along Florida's A1A Scenic Byway
Florida's Historic Coast is an eclectic combination of old-world charm and history, natural habitat, and beachy fun. The drive south along the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway from Ponte Vedra to Flagler beach is a visual feast of fish shacks, colorful beach houses, and 42 miles of unspoiled...
 
Top 10 tips for visiting Newfoundland – the edge of the world
When people find out I'm a travel writer, they invariably ask me what my favorite place is. I usually reply, "That depends on what I'm in the mood for. My favorite exotic place would be Papua New Guinea. Favorite country is Turkey. Favorite city is Buenos Aires. But Kauai, which had been holding...