All posts by Terence Carter


Best Camera and Lens for Travel and Food Photography

Best Camera and Lens for Travel and Food Photography

Best camera and lens for travel and food photography? I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked what’s my favourite camera and lens combination for shooting travel and food. Impossible to say before now, I’m relieved to let you know that I’ve finally found a camera...
Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Why You Should Avoid Over-Hyped Must-Do Eateries

Avoid over-hyped must-do eateries, and we’re damned if we do, damned if we don’t as travel writers. But these over-exposed eateries, whether street food stalls or fine dining restaurants end up being the most disappointing. And nobody wants a bad meal when they travel. Ever...
Crab Omelette Recipe — Weekend Eggs

Crab Omelette Recipe — Weekend Eggs

This crab omelette recipe makes for a great weekend eggs dish that’s perfect if you’re just back from an early morning shop at the fish markets, armed with fresh crab. It’s decadent, a little sweet, a little spicy, and very, very moreish. Crab Omelette Recipe —...
When it’s Okay to Blow Your Travel Budget

When it’s Okay to Blow Your Travel Budget

Writing our Gold Coast on a Budget post got me thinking about when it’s okay to blow your travel budget. While you might be intent to stretch your funds to stay on the road for as long as possible, sometimes that splurge can result in one of...
In Cambodia Epic Urban Landscapes Unearthed by Airborne Archaeologists

In Cambodia Epic Urban Landscapes Unearthed by Airborne Archaeologists

In Cambodia epic urban landscapes unearthed by airborne archaeologists have rocked the archaeological world. A recent airborne laser scanning survey of remote temples has produced remarkable outcomes, both confirming theories about the development of Khmer society, agriculture and urbanism, and debunking others, rewriting the history books. In Cambodia...
Ruining Amok, The National Dish of Cambodia

Ruining Amok, The National Dish of Cambodia

Travellers to Cambodia are told the must-try specialty when visiting the Kingdom is amok, a steamed fish curry with a mousse-like texture. We completely agree. But how do you ensure that what you’re eating is an authentic rendition of this national dish? And does it matter? Most versions of...
Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

With hundreds of chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands, and food media converging upon the Thai capital for Monday’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, we thought we’d share a list of the restaurants where David Thompson eats in Bangkok so they don’t go hungry. Just before the 2015 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, Conde Nast...
The Best Camera Gear for Photographing Angkor Wat

The Best Camera Gear for Photographing Angkor Wat

What’s the best camera gear for photographing Angkor Wat and the other temples is usually the first question I get asked by friends coming to Siem Reap who are into photography. Here’s what to pack for capturing memorable images. As a Siem Reap based photographer I’ve spent a lot of time...
Lodgeo — Our New Go-To Hotel Booking App

Lodgeo — Our New Go-To Hotel Booking App

Travel writers must be the biggest users of hotel booking apps and websites. Not a day passes without us using an accommodation app or site for research or making travel plans. Our latest discovery, Lodgeo, has become our new go-to hotel booking app. Our work as travel writers...