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The Best Food in South-East Asia

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After six months, 6 countries, 540 meals (a very conservative estimate) and a number of mad dashes for the loo, its time to talk about the best food in South-East Asia. The best part of travelling is eating.  I mean it.  We may not set off with this as the reason for our travels, but […]

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Treat Yo Self – Getting Pampered in Siem Reap

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Welcome to the second instalment of Treat Yo Self. Taking inspiration from Parks and Recreation’s very own Tom Haverford and Donna Meagle, ‘Treat Yo Self‘ involves exactly that – treating yourself to a whole day of good food, pampering, relaxing and shopping. Our first instalment saw us eating crepes, having massages and enjoying sky-high cocktails […]

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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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The Cheapest Alcohol in the World

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Cheap alcohol. Its one of the perks of living and travelling overseas. Even if you are living in Asia and earning a quarter of what you would back home, the booze still seems so cheap.  So where is the world’s cheapest alcohol? This post isn’t about finding the cheapest way to get as drunk as […]

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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

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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 Best and Worst Things About Travelling in Vietnam

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The Best Things About Travelling in Vietnam Banh Mi Back in Melbourne, we were always big fans of Vietnamese rolls, whether it was vietnam roast chicken rolls with pockets of eye-watering chillies from Jenny’s Hot Breads in Camberwell, pate-filled deliciousness from Johnston street, pork meatball rolls from that joint near Barkly square or bbq pork […]

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