Category Archive: Walking Tour

Do you enjoy a good amble through an atmospheric neighbourhood? In each destination we've visited, we've devised a walking tour that gives you a real flavour for the place. Take a look at our strolls below...

Aug 06

The Arts and Architecture in Battambang

There’s much to experience when it comes to the arts and architecture in Battambang in northweat Cambodia. In recent years the charming colonial city has developed a reputation as an emerging arts hub, as many of the graduates from its famous performing arts school, Phare Ponleau Selpak, have collaborated to set up collectives, opened art …

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Jun 07

Things To Do In Battambang

We’ve spent a lot of time in Battambang in the year since we moved to Cambodia, 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 …

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May 14

Weekend in Melbourne

When we lived in Sydney, Melbourne was one of our favourite frequent getaways for a weekend of eating, drinking and shopping. Here are our quick tips for a Weekend in Melbourne. Get a taste of its mouthwatering food scene here. Check in Stay in one of Melbourne’s city centre hotels if it’s your first trip to the …

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Aug 27

Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

Loft cafés, contemporary art galleries, unique concept stores, and vintage shops line the laidback streets of funky Fremantle, Perth’s hip, historic seaside city. When locals in Western Australia’s capital Perth want to kick back on the weekend, they head to Fremantle – or ‘Freo’ as it’s fondly called. A lovely, low-rise, low-key little city at …

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Aug 23

How To Experience The Real Dubai

I had one of those conversations the other night about Dubai that I’ve found myself having every now and again since we moved to the United Arab Emirates in 1998 – the year before the sail-shaped ‘seven-star’ Burj Al Arab hotel opened and Dubai’s tourism industry exploded. It’s a conversation I now find so tedious …

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