Cambodia

Taking It Slow: Public Transport in South East Asia

I can’t think of anywhere else I’ve been with such diversity of public transport options as South East Asia. If...

Sea and beach

Oh God Not Another Year In Review Post

Another ‘Year in Review’ post, you ask?  Why yes, yes it is.  I figured there weren’t enough of them floating...

25 Tips for Backpacking Around Southeast Asia

25 tips for backpacking around Southeast Asia, from tuk-tuks to temples and everything in between.

Angkor Wat

Making the most of the temples of Angkor

Angkor Wat. Even the name conjures up a sense of wonder and mystery, an appreciation of both the incredible feats...

Mass grave sign, Killing Fields

Khmer Rouge genocide: remembering the horror

In an idyllic countryside setting in rural Cambodia, the birds are singing.  The heat of the morning sun is tempered...

Volunteering in Svay Rieng

Svay Rieng is a sleepy little Cambodian town of around 20,000 people near the Vietnamese border, nestled in the middle...

Life on the Mekong

As I mentioned in my last post, life in the Mekong Delta is dominated by water.  For the people of...

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