Category Archives: Cambodia

In 3 days, after a little over two years, our stay in Cambodia comes to an end. It is difficult to know where to begin to sum up what our experience has been like. The fact we came here for six months and then stayed for 26 tells its own brief story. But in this Read More →

When I moved to Cambodia two years ago one of the first snacks I was introduced to was like something out of my worst nightmares. I was once on my way to a field trip with work and when we stopped for a break a lady with a basket full of fried tarantulas on her Read More →

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 →

Having a Khmer photo shoot done has been on my Cambodia to-do list for quite a while now. Cambodian couples usually do this the day before their wedding and the picture then gets displayed at their wedding reception. The happy couple gets a make-over and dresses up in traditional Cambodian clothes, making them look like Read More →