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A Year of Asian Cookbooks

A Year of Asian Cookbooks

As we’ve been settling into our new home in Siem Reap, it’s been great to crack open the cookbooks that have been weighing us down — the ones that we didn’t leave back in Australia on our last visit. Having been hankering to get cooking and...
Happy 4th Birthday Grantourismo!

Happy 4th Birthday Grantourismo!

Happy 4th birthday Grantourismo! It’s hard to believe it was way back on New Years Eve in 2009 that we uploaded our first post. That post was about the 12-month grand tour we were about to embark upon, aimed at inspiring you to travel more slowly,...
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It’s been a huge year of travel for us here in Southeast Asia. The second half of it was just a crazy blur of photo shoots, working in hotel rooms, and having endless restaurant and street food meals. After obtaining our one-year Cambodian visa, we...
Monday Memories: Kind of Blue

Monday Memories: Kind of Blue

I have to give Doors bar and restaurant in Phnom Penh some kudos for giving the city a great live music venue and supporting the local jazz scene. On the night I took this photograph, a talented jazz combo were performing a wonderful set from the Miles...
Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

Our Tips for Road Trips in Australia

We’ve spent a lot of time recently on dusty red dirt roads here in Cambodia that have been reminding us of the many road trips in Australia we’ve done over the years researching travel guidebooks – the main difference being that in Australia those stretches...
Monday Memories: Missed Monsoonal Moments

Monday Memories: Missed Monsoonal Moments

While we love to settle into a place for a while, the luxury of staying longer in a destination also has some drawbacks when it comes to me getting work done photographically – and in a timely fashion. There have been many missed monsoonal moments...
The Myths About Monsoon in Cambodia

The Myths About Monsoon in Cambodia

The continual pitter-patter of rain on our rooftop here in Siem Reap has stopped, the geckos are no longer seeking shelter inside, and the green frogs that graced our steps night after night have gone. The wet season has ended and the rains have stopped,...