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21 Things To Do In Cambodia

21 Things to do in Cambodia

I feel like Cambodia is totally underrated. It’s smaller than it’s neighbours and it’s just getting back on it’s feet after a pretty hectic time with the Khmer Rouge and all. But this doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to do. Here is a list of  21 things to do in Cambodia – must see places […]

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Phnom Penh – Feeling at home in the Cambodian capital

Phnom Penh

So many people had suggested Phnom Penh as being the best place for us to seek out work in the development sector (which for those of you who don’t know or don’t listen is the main purpose of this trip). But despite all the glowing recommendations for Phnom Penh, we were still leaning towards Bangkok […]

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Welcome to Cambodia… Now Please Bribe the Police So We Can Leave This Traffic Jam

cambodia_scenery

To travel from Saigon/Ho Chi Minh/whatever seemed easy enough. We had planned to splurge a bit and fly the short distance, after all it should only cost $50 or even less right? Wrong. For some reason the route between Saigon and it’s close neighbour Phnom Penh is ridiculously expensive, especially seeming as it’s such a […]

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The Scooter Diaries – Doing the Thakhek Loop

Loop day 1

The Thakhek Loop is a 450km loop around central Laos. It takes 4 days on motorbike. You can rent bikes from Mr Ku’s office, next to the Thakhek Travel Lodge for 100,000 kip per day with insurance. He’ll also give you helmets, a vague hand-drawn map, a quick lesson and a pat on the back before sending […]

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Luang Prabung

Spotted on the way down

We’d heard big things of this town so we were both pretty psyched to see what all the fuss was about. I guess the big deal is that it is so different from your regular SE Asian tourist stops. Thanks to the French stomping into Laos in the 1700s, this town still has plenty of […]

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