Travelling Asia, you’ll be aware of two types of travel bug.The first being the one with the hot flushes, the incontinence, projectile vomiting and a prayer to the gods that you’ll do anything to take away the pain.The second being far less physically agonising, but arguably just as painful. Yes, the holiday blues…times 1000. The… Continue reading The travel bug.
My first impression of Battambang was the sheer amount of phone shops there are along the river. Dozens upon dozens lined up next to each other- I had no idea Battambang was such a budding hub for phone repairs… How I wish I now that I hadn’t noticed them at all. When my phone broke… Continue reading Battambang: Bamboo trains, bat caves and beer aplenty
Of Cambodia’s 15.4 million population, only 4% approx. live in the little, picturesque town of Kampot. Think tall, green mountainous backdrops, a fusion of quirky architecture and cuisine – influenced heavily by the French colonial period – and a serene riverside buzz in the evening, with faint lighting from both the town and riverside (depending… Continue reading Five nights in Kampot
It all started with a backpack. My backpack. My lost backpack. 26 hours after leaving my hostel in Cairns I arrived in Phnom Penh. I had bags of excitement, but unfortunately not my actual bag. No, it’s definitely not ideal arriving in a foreign country bagless. But after hearing that it would turn up on… Continue reading Stuff to see in Phnom Penh