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The Stories You Read On Grantourismo in 2015

The Stories You Read On Grantourismo in 2015

It’s been our best year yet on Grantourismo with more and more readers visiting every day. As it’s our birthday month – Grantourismo has turned six! – we thought we’d celebrate a fantastic year for the site and reflect upon the stories you read on Grantourismo in 2015. Ironically,...
Lodgeo — Our New Go-To Hotel Booking App

Lodgeo — Our New Go-To Hotel Booking App

Travel writers must be the biggest users of hotel booking apps and websites. Not a day passes without us using an accommodation app or site for research or making travel plans. Our latest discovery, Lodgeo, has become our new go-to hotel booking app. Our work as travel writers...
Our Favourite Home-Cooked Comfort Food Recipes

Our Favourite Home-Cooked Comfort Food Recipes

When we return home after a trip that has inevitably involved lots of local eating, no matter which part of the planet we are living on or what the season, I take to the kitchen and make our favourite home-cooked comfort food recipes. It’s been...
Last Minute Travel Tips

Last Minute Travel Tips

You didn’t know it was high season and now you can’t find a hotel room. You arrived at the airport without a visa and they won’t let you board. You didn’t realise only crisp dollar notes were accepted and credit cards aren’t used… don’t worry,...
Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

If you’re planning on renting an apartment or holiday rental and settling into Temple Town for a while, then buy a basket or cotton bag and make a beeline to the weekend Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Even if you’re not, pop down...
Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

The restaurant of Chef Joannès Rivière, Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap, has become the first Cambodian restaurant to land on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, the regional edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, where it was named Best Restaurant in Cambodia. This is fantastic news for...
Culture, Heritage and Tourism: a Chat with Elizabeth Becker

Culture, Heritage and Tourism: a Chat with Elizabeth Becker

The American author of Overbooked: the Global Business of Travel and Tourism, award-winning journalist Elizabeth Becker was in Siem Reap recently for the UNWTO and UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture. I chatted to her about culture, heritage and sustainable tourism in Cambodia. Elizabeth Becker...
Cao Lau, the Legendary Noodles of Hoi An, Vietnam

Cao Lau, the Legendary Noodles of Hoi An, Vietnam

In Vietnam’s historic riverside town of Hoi An, a noodle dish steeped in legend offers unique flavours and textures that only a rich culinary heritage and hours of preparation can produce. The ubiquitous dish, cao lau, is the essence of Hoi An in a bowl —...