Hoping to find an eco-friendly resort in Southeast Asia but not keen on giving up creature comforts? Here are some venues you might like.
Different places have different customs, and expected behaviours vary as you travel. The main thing you have to remember is that no matter how many tourists and travellers pass through a place, that doesn't mean that the place should change to accommodate the traveller. You are the one who needs to adjust. Sigh. At the … Continue reading Respecting local culture.
Serenity Beach Slightly delayed by perpetually rubbish wifi (it's a hard life) here's that post I promised you about Sihanoukville, written from my hostel bed in Bangkok. Contrary to what the above photo would suggest, Sihanoukville is not the most picturesque place to stay. The town itself is expectedly shabby, and home to an assortment … Continue reading Sihanoukville
The view from the top of the mountain at Phnom Sampeau Situated around three hours' drive from Siem Reap, in northwestern Cambodia, Battambang is a name you'll likely spot peering out from bus posters in Cambodia and Thailand alike. Serving as a connecting stop between Phnom Penh and Bangkok, Battambang itself isn't as popular with … Continue reading Battambang
New Hope Cambodia are an NGO (Non-Government Organisation) based in Siem Reap whose mission is not just to provide free education for all, in order to break the cycle of poverty in Cambodia, but also to help provide the necessary healthcare and living assistance that make getting an education possible. In Modul 3 - one … Continue reading New Hope Cambodia