All posts by Lara Dunston


Cambodia Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat

Cambodia Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat

Our next travel and food writing and photography retreat will take place in Cambodia from 1-10 October 2016 in Siem Reap and Battambang. We’ll be exploring Cambodian cuisine and culture and getting creative and we’d love you to join us. Our travel and food writing and photography...
Help End Elephant Riding at Angkor Park, Siem Reap

Help End Elephant Riding at Angkor Park, Siem Reap

A petition to end elephant riding was started after an elephant called Sambo, whose job was to carry tourists around Angkor Archaeological Park, home to Angkor Wat near Siem Reap, collapsed and died. Since then, the petition has attracted over 146,184* signatures. We’re posting here to ask...
How to Get to Siem Reap, Gateway to Angkor Wat

How to Get to Siem Reap, Gateway to Angkor Wat

One of the questions we most get asked by readers is how to get to Siem Reap, Cambodia, the gateway to Angkor Wat and departure point for excursions into nearby Angkor Archaeological Park. Here’s what you need to do. Every day we get contacted by people planning...
Why You Need Travel Insurance – Top Advice from World Nomads

Why You Need Travel Insurance – Top Advice from World Nomads

Bewilderingly, many travellers don’t buy travel insurance before they go away. To mark the launch of our partnership with World Nomads, we asked General Manager Chris Noble why travellers should take out travel insurance and we got a whole lot of other invaluable advice too. Travel insurance...
Insightful Vietnam Travel Tips from a Saigon Insider

Insightful Vietnam Travel Tips from a Saigon Insider

If you’re planning a trip to Vietnam, you can consult guidebooks, travel blogs or TripAdvisor. But unless the advice is from a local expert it’s probably not going to be very helpful – unlike this new book of insightful Vietnam travel tips by Saigon insiders. I first...
Discover Cambodian Cuisine, Asia’s Most Misunderstood Cuisine

Discover Cambodian Cuisine, Asia’s Most Misunderstood Cuisine

Don’t miss out on the chance to join us this May in Siem Reap on a delicious journey to discover Cambodian cuisine, Asia’s most misunderstood and under-appreciated cuisine. While some participants on our 2016 Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat will be focusing on honing...
Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat Dates

Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat Dates

We’re excited to finally announce dates and prices for our 10-day Cambodia Culinary Travel Writing and Photography Retreat – in May and October 2016. We’re offering two experiences this year, and retreats instead of tours. Following on from our well-received culinary travel writing and photography tour in May...