This article was created for Hotel Quickly. Beneath every big city’s anonymous veneer are cultures and customs waiting to be explored – but how to get deeper when you’re stuck on the well-worn tourist… Read More
This article was originally published by The Kindcraft There’s no English word for Morrison Polkinghorne’s chosen craft. When the Sydney-native first started making tassels, bullion fringing, and ornamental rope – a pursuit known collectively… Read More
Kratie might only be four hours by car from Phnom Penh, but it feels like a different country. The concrete, the rubbish, the traffic: it all slides away as you coast north on National Road… Read More
Kampot is my favourite place to go when I need to escape Phnom Penh. On our most recent visit, we decided to make use of our hotel’s free bicycles and go for an early morning… Read More
Koh Dach, otherwise known as Silk Island, is just a short drive from Phnom Penh. Famed for its small-scale sericulture and rich tradition of silk weaving, I was lucky enough to visit the island this… Read More
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 the… Read More
If I’m being completely honest, I still haven’t quite warmed to Khmer food. It may be Southeast Asia’s oldest cuisine – but Cambodian cooking is certainly not my favourite. I love a good fish amok,… Read More
Every expat in Phnom Penh has a favourite pool. Lush greenery; cool, clean water; a shady place to sit in relative solitude – Phnom Penh pools aren’t just for swimming in. Resort pools are an… Read More
Cambodia’s second-largest province by population, Battambang is widely known as a contemporary art incubator and a protector of colonial architecture.
Set in Kampot’s old Royal Theater, complete with original floor tiles and imposing concrete facade, Kampothead is a window onto Cambodia’s past.
There are a few things you should know about Cambodia’s cafe scene. Firstly, it’s one of the best and most diverse in Southeast Asia.
Like many of Cambodia’s provincial outposts, Battambang is teetering on the brink of disrepair. Well, on the surface at least.