Mekong Cruise at Sunset

Mekong Cruise from Cambodia to Vietnam

There are some who believe cruises are just for old people. Or extremely drunk young people who ain’t looking for nothing but a good time. I used to think that way, and then I did a cruise around the Mediterranean. Followed by another one. Having recently completed my first river cruise down the mighty Mekong,Read More

Boutique Hotel Cambodia

Journeys Within Boutique Hotel Cambodia

One of my first memories of Cambodia, after the heat, and that wonderful tropical smell, is the hotels. The large, imposing, almost Vegas-size hotels that lined the road to the Siem Reap airport as we drove past to find my home for the next few days – the boutique hotel, Journeys Within. In retrospect, itRead More

Angkor Wat Sunrise

Angkor Wat Sunrise

“Watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat… Tourist cliche, or worth doing?” Brandon from Journey’s Within smiles before he answers. I’ve only just touched down in Siem Reap and arrived at his boutique hotel but I can’t help asking the big questions. Turns out, it’s a bit of both. As Brandon explains, it’s definitely aRead More

Only Female Mosquitoes Suck Blood

I’ve always loved the line “If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night in bed with a mosquito.” And now a mosquito has proved its mighty power by taking out a news reader live on TV. The poor Taiwanese television presenter ended up in hospital after the mosquitoRead More