Things to Buy in Cairo and Tips for Shopping Khan el Khalili Bazaar

2018-09-17T16:51:30+07:00By |

Things to buy in Cairo include intricately engraved, hand-beaten copper and brass trays, coffee pots and urns, and exquisite mother-of-pearl inlaid wooden boxes and furniture, which have been handcrafted by artisans using centuries-old traditions. Sheesha pipes and incense also make memorable souvenirs. Forget the framed papyrus prints, scarab beetles and sphinx fridge magnets made in [...]

Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets – Where to Go and What to Buy

2018-12-28T15:28:43+07:00By |

Our guide to Siem Reap markets covers the liveliest local markets and petite neighbourhood markets in the northern Cambodia city, as well as artsy crafts and organic farmers markets. We also provide responsible travel advice on the night markets – should you or shouldn’t you shop at them? Our Guide to Siem Reap Markets Daily [...]

Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap

2018-05-10T17:51:55+07:00By |

Make a beeline to the Sunday morning Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem Reap, when you're in Cambodia. If you’re planning on renting an apartment and settling into Temple Town for a while, buy a cotton bag and do your grocery shopping. If you're not, pop down for some picnic supplies and post-temple snacks. Asana Organic Farmers Market in Siem [...]

Best Bangkok Floating Markets for Foodies – Tha Ka, Bang Noi and Amphawa

2018-12-17T17:07:11+07:00By |

Best Bangkok floating markets for foodies do not include touristy Damnoen Saduak. These are the mouthwatering markets to explore if you're a fan of fresh produce and street food. Make a beeline for these comparatively off-the-radar spots which offer a better insight into daily life as much as delicious food. The best Bangkok floating markets for [...]

Price Check: a Siem Reap Shopping List

2017-08-25T15:21:38+07:00By |

Having settled into Siem Reap where we've established a home, we’ve become familiar with what things cost in Cambodia and thought it was time to share a Siem Reap shopping list for our Price Check series, just in case you're planning to settle in for a while when you venture here. In short: shopping here is inexpensive [...]

Cooking Quality Australian Produce Home Delivered By Hudson Meats

2019-01-29T13:19:27+07:00By |

We love to cook when we settle into places longer than a week, which is why we prefer to use apartment rentals when we travel. There's something comforting about making your own meals after days of eating restaurant food — especially when the ingredients include quality Australian produce delivered to our door by Hudson Meats. We were thrilled to [...]

Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List

2019-01-29T13:21:36+07:00By |

After posting our guide to experiencing Sydney on a Budget and our apartment reviews, it seemed like a good time to do our Price Check: a Sydney Shopping List for you. Despite spending a great deal of time in Australia over the last 12 months, we still had trouble getting used to how expensive the [...]

Will Studd, the Cheese Guy and the Story of Australian Cheese

2019-01-28T12:46:41+07:00By |

When chatting with chefs around Australia for the feature stories we’ve been working on, one man’s name comes up repeatedly when talk turns to cheese — Will Studd. Or, Will Studd, "the cheese guy". Studd arrived in Australia in 1981 after establishing delicatessens in central London in the 1970s with the goal of concentrating on importing [...]

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