Let Down in Phnom Penh

Let Down in Phnom Penh

After failing to sleep on a six-hour long bus ride from Sihanoukville during which the driver mercilessly blared Khmer pop music at top-volume, I was thrilled to reach Phnom Penh. And after being charmed by Siem Reap, I was expecting to adore Cambodia's capital city....
Blissing Out on Cambodia’s Beaches

Blissing Out on Cambodia’s Beaches

Oh, Sihanoukville. The infamous Cambodian beach town known for its intense party scene, bountiful beaches and rampant petty theft. It is a well-trod hotspot on the Southeast Asian backpacker trail as well as a jumping off point for Cambodia's idyllic islands....
In Awe of the Temples of Angkor

In Awe of the Temples of Angkor

What could be written about the temples of Angkor that hasn't been written before? Well after reading countless blog posts and travel articles about the temple complex, I thought there was no way I'd enjoy visiting: it's simply too well-known, touristy and firmly...
7 reasons Siem Reap is Surprisingly Charming

7 reasons Siem Reap is Surprisingly Charming

After arriving on a ten-hour bus journey from Bangkok which included a scam-ridden border crossing, pothole-riddled country roads and okay fine, the hangover from hell, the last thing I expected when I opened my bleary eyes was to find a charming Cambodian city. From...