Cambodia

The best way to explore the Angkor Temples

There are a number of ways to explore the Angkor temples just outside Siem Reap. You can take a Tuk-Tuk and be chauffeured around from temple to temple. But the drivers usually don’t tell you anything about the temples and you feel like you are missing something. Walking isn’t really an option as the distances […]

9 interesting facts about Cambodian culture you probably didn’t know

A highlight for me when visiting a new country is to learn about the culture and customs of that country. I was lucky enough to strike up a conversation with a local tour guide. We discussed many things and I felt I gained a true insight into Cambodian culture. Here are some interesting facts I […]

Exploring Ta Prohm – My favourite Angkor Temple

Better known as the Tomb Raider temple in popular culture, Ta Prohm forms part of the Angkor temple complex located just outside Siem Reap. This beautiful temple is my absolute favourite! The trees are spectacular and there are lots to see and do around the ruins. To Prohm has such an interesting history too! Ta […]

Review: Angkor Palace Resort & Spa

The Angkor Palace Resort & Spa is a beautiful lush resort a mere 5 min drive from the Siem Reap International Airport and a 10 min drive from the city centre. When I arrived To announce your arrival at the resort, you hit the drum at the entrance. I received a warm local welcome: a […]

Siem Reap cooking class

As a self-proclaimed foodie, attending a Khmer cooking class in Cambodia was a must for me. There are a couple of companies that offer cooking classes in Siem Reap. I selected a class at Le Tigre de Papier’s cooking school. What a great choice! Here’s why you should opt to cook with them. It’s cheap […]

Review: The Siem Reap Hostel

The Siem Reap Hostel is located right in the heart of city, within walking distance from the old market and lively Pub Street. When I arrived The hostel sent a tuk-tuk driver to pick me up from the airport, free of charge. He was standing at the arrival terminal with my name written on a […]