Asia

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...

Floating market boats, Can Tho

The Floating Markets of Can Tho

Heading to Vietnam's Mekong Delta? It's well worth checking out the floating markets in Can Tho.

Boys, beers and bikes in Vietnam

Of the many things I love about travelling solo, by far the best is that unless you really can’t get...

My stupid mistake: Lost and found in Nha Trang

On the list of dumb things to do while travelling, losing your passport has to rank pretty close to the...

Crazy awesome Saigon

I’ve been back in Vietnam for a little over 48 hours and have already fallen back in love with the...

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