Five places to party the night away in Siem Reap before catching a 5 a.m. tuk-tuk to watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat.
The foreigner’s guide to eating, drinking and partying in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from a Brit who lived there.
A foreigner’s guide to living and teaching in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, including information on visas, apartments, and applying for work.
A brief look at the contemporary art and music scene in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
We were left to swelter for an hour under the mid-day Cambodian sun.
Visiting Angkor is a highlight for most visitors to Cambodia and Southeast Asia.
After bonding with several backpackers during the bumpy bus ride from Bangkok to Siem Reap, Cambodia, we set about exploring the various temples together. The top 3 are Angkor Wat, Bayon, and Ta Prohm. Then, if you’ve still got the energy, you can bicycle or tuk-tuk around to the smaller, lesser visited sites. But, it […]
Highlights – Meeting Alice, Sandy, Phillip and Ross on the bus to Siem Reap Exploring Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, Ta Prohm (“Tomb Raider”), and other temples My first shiatsu massage by a blind person Visiting and supporting local community – Butterfly Garden restaurant, Angkor Children’s Hospital, Handicap International Talking travel for hours with Alice, […]
I was up early and in the hotel lobby by 7:30 am. My destination was Don Det, an island on the Mekong River in southern Laos. On paper, it seemed like a short 8-hour day, the worst of which would be the 4 hours riding dirt roads on the way out of Ratanakiri. I was […]
I went with a different guide, who also operated the small internet shop next to the hotel. He spoke better English and was offering the tour “at cost” meaning he would not be earning a profit. I don’t know why. My guide from the first day said such a move was designed to “destroy” him. […]