Category Archives: Asia

After the ‘Capture the Colour‘ photo competition, there is a brand new competition open for bloggers that I am excited to take part in. Southern Cross Travel Insurance have just started their ‘What does adventure mean to you?’ competition. They would like to know from bloggers what adventure means to them and all you need Read More →

The directions we were given by our host family were somewhat vague. We were just told to get off the bus once we reached the second bridge. From there we needed to hire a local boat which would take us to the remote community of Chi Phat. This was going to be my first Cambodia Read More →

It was 3am and I was suddenly awoken by torrential rain loudly crashing onto the tin roof of my home stay in the small community of Chi Phat. I managed to go back to sleep but when I awoke again at 6am it was still raining, heavily. This didn’t bode well for my upcoming, overnight Read More →

True paradise islands are hard to find these days. The Thai islands used to be such paradise islands, but thanks to the film The Beach, some of them have been turned into a horror of mass tourism. However, I think I may have found my perfect little tropical paradise, completely unspoiled – Koh Rong island Read More →

The lovely Jessica from Ways of Wanderess recently tagged me in Travel Supermarket’s Capture the Colour Contest 2013, which challenges bloggers to feature 5 photos that best capture the colours of red, green, yellow, blue and white. You can find more information on how to enter the Capture the Colour competition here. So here are my entries: Read More →

A few weeks ago I went on a field trip to interview and take photos of some of the beneficiaries of the NGO I am volunteering for. I love going on these trips, because it offers a fantastic opportunity to get to know rural Cambodia outside of the tourist hubs, and also speak to people Read More →

To celebrate my birthday this year, Chris and I decided to escape the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh and head to the coast for a few days. Which in Cambodia tends to mean a bus ticket to Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s number one beach resort. Although Sihanoukville receives mixed reviews due to some of the dubious antics it Read More →

I already mentioned in my last post about the Holi Festival of Colours that I have fallen completely in love with Kathmandu, Nepal’s wonderful capital. When I drove from Kathmandu airport to our hotel I didn’t think I would like Kathmandu as much actually. It was so dusty that I had to wear a facemask. Read More →