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Transformational Travel and Kakadu Tourism

Transformational Travel and Kakadu Tourism

What does it take to have a transformational 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 home to be transformed....
Would You Pay to Meet a Local When You Travel?

Would You Pay to Meet a Local When You Travel?

The most memorable trips are worth cherishing for the people you meet as much as the places you experience, but how far would you go to meet people when you’re on holidays? Would you pay to meet a local when you travel? Would you rent...
Food Photography, Depth of Field, Aperture and F-Stops

Food Photography, Depth of Field, Aperture and F-Stops

In food photography, depth of field is one of the key tools that photographers use to make delicious looking images. Understanding depth of field, aperture, f-stops and their relationship is essential to mastering photography, particularly portrait and food photography — my bread and butter, so to...
Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Footpath Feasting: Phuket Street Food in Phuket Town

Authentic Phuket street food in Phuket Town includes everything from crispy savoury pancakes called a-pong to flaky roti dipped in tiny bowls of curry — all delicious outcomes of the Thai island’s deep culinary influences from China, India, Malaysia, Southern Thailand, and beyond. The first thing...
A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A Month on Phuket — Sun, Sand, Sea, and Food

A month on Phuket — sun, sand, sea, and food. That was our focus over thirty days on the Southern Thailand island. When we weren’t eating and cooking, we were squeezing in swims, strolls and surfs. We were out to prove Phuket is more than a beach...
Where to Stay in Siem Reap — Best Boutique Hotels

Where to Stay in Siem Reap — Best Boutique Hotels

Siem Reap may be better known for its luxury hotels like Amansara, Raffles, and La Residence but the little Cambodian city also has an abundance of smaller, stylish, and more affordable boutique hotels. From intimate, atmospheric properties in traditional Khmer houses in tropical gardens to...
Beyond the Cambodian Capital – Phnom Penh Day Trips

Beyond the Cambodian Capital – Phnom Penh Day Trips

While a weekend in Phnom Penh provides a wonderful taste of the Cambodian capital for first-timers, five days is even better. Take some extra time and you can do some terrific Phnom Penh day trips. There are plenty of excursions around the Cambodia‘s capital that you can...