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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...
Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Come Eat With Us On A Cambodia Culinary Tour in October 2016

Cambodia Culinary Tour? That’s right! In addition to our Travel and Food Writing and Photography Retreat we’re offering a Cambodia Culinary Tour from 23-31 October 2016 in Siem Reap and Battambang and we still have spots left. We’re exploring Cambodian cuisine and culture at a deeper level and...
The Remote Cambodian Archaeological Sites You Need to Explore

The Remote Cambodian Archaeological Sites You Need to Explore

Inspired by the exciting new archaeological discoveries? Dislike crowds? Then explore these remote Cambodian archaeological sites, a short drive, easy day trip or adventurous overnight excursion from Siem Reap. You’ll be blissfully alone. The Remote Cambodian Archaeological Sites You Need to Explore Few things capture the imagination...
Want to be a better home cook? Work in a real kitchen

Want to be a better home cook? Work in a real kitchen

Watching the chefs from Noma work at Nahm in Bangkok over a couple of days recently, reminded me how my professional kitchen experience completely changed the way I cook. Even if you’re a keen home cook who has no intention of going on a reality...
Green Hua Hin, Eco Resorts in Pranburi and Cha-Am

Green Hua Hin, Eco Resorts in Pranburi and Cha-Am

In Thailand‘s Hua Hin and neighbouring Pranburi and Cha-Am a handful of eco-friendly resorts, spas, and a winery, are endeavouring to do their bit to reduce their environmental footprint, from establishing kitchen gardens and using local organic produce to recycling and supporting green initiatives. Thirty kilometers...
Join Me On An Online Language Learning Journey

Join Me On An Online Language Learning Journey

Learning some of the local language when you travel can make an amazing difference to your experience of a place, but language learning is not easy for everyone. I’ve been struggling even though I’m living in Asia, which is why I’ve decided to embark on...
Transformational Travel and Kakadu Tourism

Transformational Travel and Kakadu Tourism

What is transformational travel and what does it take to have a transformative travel experience? Some people climb a mountain, cross a desert or sail solo around the world. Others seek spiritual solitude, do a retreat or volunteer abroad. After a decade living overseas, I returned...