Category: Cambodia

Kampot, Cambodia

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Cambodia?

Cambodia is one of South East Asia’s hotspots, commonly visited on a typical Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam-Laos backpacking trip, and also drawing visitors from all over the globe to visit the famed Angkor Wat temples in Siem Reap. It’s other appeal is that its quite cheap to travel – you can get around on the smallest of budgets. Cambodia has some of the… Read more →

Kep Beach, Kep Province, Kep, Cambodia

Kep: Cambodia’s Best Kept Secret? 

Cambodia is not a country we’ve ever visited for it’s beaches. After all, I’ve spent my life growing up just a five minute walk from beaches in the south-west of Western Australia, where you can find some of the best beaches in the world. When we want a ‘beach break’ on our travels, we head to the one of the… Read more →

Abandoned Palace, Bokor National Park, Kampot, Cambodia.

Exploring Bokor National Park

Located in Cambodia’s largest national park, is a city of ghosts. Buildings – churches, hill stations, a palace turned casino – were built by the French in the 1920’s in Bokor as a place of retreat from the humidity below. Abandoned during the Khmer rouge in the 1970’s, the buildings were left empty, no longer used and left to the… Read more →

Bamboo Train, Battambang, Cambodia

Off The Beaten Track: Exploring Battambang

Not many people make it out to Battambang, Cambodia’s second largest city. Whilst it may not have the temples of Angkor like Siem Reap, the idyllic beaches of the south or the rich culture and history of Phnom Penh – it still has plenty to offer – namely, off the beaten track explorations of temples, ruins, and caves, as well… Read more →

Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat Archaeological Park, UNESCO, World Heritage Site, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Angkor Wat in A Day 

Angkor Wat in a day – say what?! Surely not – after all, Angkor Wat is the biggest religious monument in the world, built in the 12th century and spans over 162 hectares. Plus, it’s crawling with tourists and vehicles – how could you possibly see it all in a day? Well. Technically, you can’t. But that doesn’t mean you can’t… Read more →

Ten Months on the Road

What a whirlwind of a month – three countries, four flights and non-stop adventures once again! Our tenth month on the road started with our count down to our visit to Hong Kong, a city break where we were so excited for delicious street food, street photography, high rise bars and a taste of Chinese culture. Hong Kong was such an… Read more →

Our Worst Travel Experience Ever

Now that’s a title you don’t see too often! Despite the tales and stories of incredible once in a lifetime experiences and the wanderlust-inspiring Instagram photos – you CAN actually have bad travel experiences. Actually, it’s usually the norm – shit happens on a regular occurrence. It’s usually nothing major, just the typical pitfalls of long term travel – bad… Read more →