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Doha Shopping Guide – From Atmospheric Souks to Shiny Shopping Malls

Doha Shopping Guide – From Atmospheric Souks to Shiny Shopping Malls

Our Doha shopping guide covers everything from atmospheric Souq Waqif, where artisans craft gold jewellery in tiny ateliers and locals sip coffee and smoke sheesha in breezy squares, to the shiny shopping malls that house luxury designer stores. Like the United Arab Emirates’ cities of Dubai and Abu...
Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

Make a beeline to the Sunday morning Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap, when you’re in Cambodia. If you’re planning on renting an apartment and settling into Temple Town for a while, buy a cotton bag and do your grocery shopping. If you’re not, pop down for some...
A Local Guide to Shopping Siem Reap

A Local Guide to Shopping Siem Reap

Much to the surprise of most visitors to Cambodia, shopping Siem Reap is a real delight, with everything from stonemasonry and woodcarving that date back to the Khmer Empire and artisanal crafts such as silk weaving and basketry to contemporary fashion and handcrafted jewellery. There...
A Revival of Traditional Arts and Crafts in Cambodia

A Revival of Traditional Arts and Crafts in Cambodia

After exploring the temples around Siem Reap, one of the real pleasures for those interested in the traditional arts and crafts in Cambodia is to visit the workshops, ateliers and silk farms, where stone and wood are carved, silk is hand-woven, and handicrafts are made...
Some Things To Do In Siem Reap When It Rains

Some Things To Do In Siem Reap When It Rains

Things to do in Siem Reap when it rains? There are countless things to do. So why is it that so many travellers think the only thing to do is scramble temples? Markets, cafes, galleries, shops, museums, galleries, spas, bars, restaurants, and there’s even a circus. Rain can ruin...
Meet the Local Behind The Hunt Singapore Guide

Meet the Local Behind The Hunt Singapore Guide

If we’re going to use a guidebook when we travel, our preference will always be themed, quirky little guidebooks written by locals or expats like The Hunt Singapore guidebook. As you know, we used to write guidebooks. We worked for all the big publishers: Lonely...
Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Dubai’s reputation as a tourist destination was built on sun, sand and shopping. While there is a lot more to the city than its great weather, beach and malls, if shopping is high on your list of priorities then we better help you to get...
Funky Fremantle, Perth’s Hip Historic Seaside City

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...
Will Studd, the Cheese Guy and the Story of Australian Cheese

Will Studd, the Cheese Guy and the Story of Australian Cheese

When chatting with chefs around Australia for the feature stories we’ve been working on, one man’s name comes up repeatedly when talk turns to cheese — Will Studd. Or, Will Studd, “the cheese guy”. Studd arrived in Australia in 1981 after establishing delicatessens in central London...