Lara Dunston

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Name: Lara Dunston
Date registered: December 30, 2009
URL: http://cooltravelguide.com

Latest posts

  1. Things To Do In Battambang — June 7, 2014
  2. Behind the Scenes at Jaan Bai Restaurant in Battambang — June 6, 2014
  3. City, Sun and Sand – European Summer Escapes — June 4, 2014
  4. Breakfast in Singapore – Kaya Toast and Kopi — May 31, 2014
  5. Delicious Food and Wine Road Trips in Australia — May 30, 2014

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Jun 07

Things To Do In Battambang

We’ve spent a lot of time in Battambang so we know its attractions aren’t immediately apparent and it can take time and a little effort to appreciate its allure. A two and a half hour drive or 3-4 hour bus ride from Siem Reap, Battambang looks and feels like a country town with not a …

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Jun 06

Behind the Scenes at Jaan Bai Restaurant in Battambang

In October 2013, we went behind the scenes at Jaan Bai restaurant in Battambang to cover the opening of the Cambodian Children’s Trust‘s new social enterprise hospitality training restaurant, which has been supported by Australians Chef David Thompson of Nahm Bangkok and restaurateur John Fink of Quay restaurant in Sydney. We spent a lot of …

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Jun 04

City, Sun and Sand – European Summer Escapes

Portas Vells, Mallorca, Spain. Copyright 2014 Terence Carter / Grantourismo. All Rights Reserved.

Summer is upon us in the northern hemisphere – the time to start thinking about European summer escapes. If you structure your seasons by calendar months, as Australia does, summer would have begun on the weekend on the first day of June. If you follow the sun and farmers almanacs as much of the northern hemisphere does, …

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May 31

Breakfast in Singapore – Kaya Toast and Kopi

Kaya Toast and Kopi, Singapore.

The most quintessential breakfast in Singapore, kaya toast and kopi, did not initially excite us. However, it’s hard to resist an opportunity to participate in a local morning ritual that involves sipping, dunking and crunching. We’ve long loved a good strong kopi – since we first sipped the inky brew on our inaugural trip to …

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May 30

Delicious Food and Wine Road Trips in Australia

Vineyards in the Barossa Valley, South Australia.

With a ridiculously diverse range of jaw-dropping landscapes, a good connection of highways and impossibly scenic back roads, Australia is a country that is just made for road trips. Add fabulous produce sold from farmers’ gates, fantastic seafood served up sand-side, wonderful wineries with welcoming cellar doors, gastronomic restaurants overlooking the grapes, and small town …

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