Siem Reap Circus is a Must Do When You’re in Cambodia and Here’s Why

2018-11-27T18:29:20+07:00By |

Siem Reap circus is a must do when you're in Cambodia's Temple Town. Supremely entertaining, it provides an insight into everyday life in Cambodia that you won’t see at Angkor Wat or sitting with other tourists downing cheap beers on Pub Street. It's an absolute must-see. When we talk about 'circus', we're talking about Circus …

Cambodia Food Tour – Handmade, Home-Cooked, Hands-On Edition 2018 Dates

2018-04-09T19:07:14+07:00By |

Our new Cambodia food tour focuses on the handmade, home-cooked and hands-on. You’ll observe living culinary traditions at risk of disappearing, do Cambodian cooking classes and market tours with Siem Reap's best chefs, get lessons in Cambodian barbecue and traditional desserts, and try your hand at making fermented rice noodles and crafting Khmer cocktails. UPDATE: …

Things to Do in Siem Reap — From Village Tours to Cooking Classes

2018-12-16T18:10:53+07:00By |

Things to do in Siem Reap include everything from scrambling temples and cruising the floating villages to learning to cook Cambodian cuisine and indulging at super affordable spas. This is our hit list — a definitive list of our favourite things to do in Siem Reap. Despite all of the stories we’ve published on our adopted home, …

Tanah Lot Temple, Bali – Hindu Traditions and Sea Temple Ceremonies

2018-12-17T17:48:14+07:00By |

Tanah Lot temple, Bali, is a popular sunset spot for most visitors to the Indonesian island but like any must-do attraction in a major tourist destination it can get insanely crowded. We sensibly opted for the local experience of Pura Tanah Lot instead. We suggest you do, too. Tanah Lot Temple, Bali – Hindu Traditions and …

Modernism in Mallorca – Where to See Catalan Art Nouveau on Mallorca

2016-09-06T15:38:48+07:00By |

Modernism in Mallorca? When we think of modernism and Spain the first place that tends to come to mind is Catalunya’s capital Barcelona and Antoni Gaudí. Many don’t realise that Mallorca is Catalan let alone that there are many fabulous examples of Catalan Modernism on the island. Modernism in Mallorca – Where to See Catalan …

Georgetown Festival Director Joe Sidek on Art, Education, Humanity and Identity

2018-05-09T14:23:28+07:00By |

Joe Sidek, Georgetown Festival Director, says the Georgetown Festival is “no longer about the festival, it’s about what the festival can do” – from educate and inspire to placing ideas about land and humanity, creativity and identity centre-stage. Georgetown Festival Joe Sidek on Art, Education, Humanity and Identity Joe Sidek, Georgetown Festival Director, is busy …

Georgetown Festival Penang to Feast on Art, Culture and Food

2018-12-14T10:23:34+07:00By |

Georgetown Festival Penang kicks off on the Malaysian island of Penang in two days and we’ll be there! The month-long arts festival is jam-packed with events, exhibitions, screenings, and installations. It’s our first trip in 15 years and we can’t wait to get back. Our work is kind of crazy. It’s nothing new to us, …

A Night at the Phare Cambodian Circus in Siem Reap

2019-01-06T17:07:34+07:00By |

A night at Phare Cambodian Circus, Siem Reap, might seem like an odd way to spend an evening in the northern Cambodian city that’s famous for Angkor Wat and other Khmer Empire archaeological sites. Yet this quirky show has become one of the top things to do at night in Siem Reap, while turning around the …

Banteay Chhmar Homestay, Living Like Locals Amid Ruins in Cambodia

2018-05-27T15:35:39+07:00By |

Just a two and a half hour drive from Siem Reap, in northwest Cambodia, a rustic Banteay Chhmar homestay offers a rare chance to live like locals in a village set amidst the Khmer Empire ruins of a garrison-city. We’ve just returned to Siem Reap from the sprawling Angkor-era archaeological site, where our accommodation was …

Sacred Dancers of Angkor, the Original Apsara Dance Show

2018-11-26T14:58:58+07:00By |

An apsara dance show is a priority for most visitors to Cambodia's Siem Reap. The Sacred Dancers of Angkor, the original apsara dance performance, offers a more authentic experience in the form of an incredibly enchanting performance, as well as the chance to support the preservation of this ancient art form. A precursor to the entertaining spectacle that is …

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