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Artisan Shopping in Battambang: Bric-a-Brac

This is post 5 of 6 in the series “Textile Stories” Have you ever wondered how tassels are made? OK, me neither. But when I found out about Morrison Polkinghorne, an Australian artisan living in Cambodia who hand-makes his own tassels and trimmings, curiosity got…

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Long After Dark

How lucky we are to have one of Phnom Penh’s most beautiful venues right on our doorstep. There are surprisingly few bars in Tuol Tom Poung – despite the large community of expats living here – so Long After Dark has quickly become a neighbourhood…

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Postcards from Koh Rong

Koh Rong, Cambodia. After professing my love for one of Thailand’s most subdued islands, I thought it was time to experience a different type of island getaway. Party island, backpacker island – whatever you want to call it, there’s no denying that Koh Rong is…

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Nature Lodge Cambodia & the L.E.A.F. Project

The promise of cooler weather is enough to lure many visitors to Mondulkiri, a far-flung province in Cambodia’s north-eastern highlands. After the initial disappointment of Sen Monorom – the tiny provincial capital that boasts little more than a dusty highway, concrete shop houses and the…

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Venice & Burano in Pictures

Venice has to be one of the most photogenic places on earth! I’ve been revisiting old photos from our trip to Europe and Morocco and I have so many pics from Venice and Burano, I thought they deserved a gallery all of their own.

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A Wanderer’s Guide to Kampot, Cambodia

This is post 4 of 5 in the series “City Guides” One hundred and forty-three kilometres of freshly laid highway connects Phnom Penh with Kampot, a small town just shy of Cambodia’s coastline and the most convenient retreat for those seeking a quick escape from…