These posts will be about the tours we do.

Savour Siem Reap — A Bespoke Culinary Experience Crafted By Lara

2018-12-28T11:28:05+07:00By |

If you don’t want to waste a meal in Siem Reap, you want to taste authentic Cambodian food and not the Thai-Cambodian fusion most tourist restaurants offer, and you're keen to sample street food and learn how the locals eat, then book my Savour Siem Reap bespoke culinary experience. Along with my bespoke Inside Siem Reap and Shop Siem Reap [...]

Inside Siem Reap – Book a Bespoke Itinerary with Lara

2018-05-28T16:03:53+07:00By |

If you're coming to Siem Reap and you're the sort of traveller who appreciates local knowledge, would love an insider to help plan your trip, likes to get off the beaten track, enjoys meeting locals when you travel, and likes the idea of having a local friend in a place, then book my Inside Siem Reap [...]

Our Guide to the Arts and Architecture in Battambang in Cambodia

2018-11-27T18:29:32+07:00By |

There’s much to experience when it comes to the arts and architecture in Battambang in Cambodia. In recent years the charming colonial city has blossomed into an arts hub as graduates from its excellent arts school have collaborated to establish galleries and collectives and organise group shows and arts events. Battambang's impressive architecture is everywhere. Boasting [...]

Our Guide to Eating and Drinking in Battambang

2018-05-28T14:37:53+07:00By |

Some of the best Cambodian cuisine in the country is found in Battambang, the capital of Cambodia's most fertile province and the country's rice bowl. Here's our guide to eating and drinking in Battambang. A few tourist restaurants aside, Cambodia's second city of Battambang, set in an agriculturally-rich region, is one of the best places in the [...]

Our Local Guide to Rio de Janeiro

2016-07-19T13:47:45+07:00By |

Our local guide to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s sexy seaside city, covers the things that locals love to do, from sipping sucos to samba dancing. As the 2016 Olympic Games is kicking off on 6 August, we thought we’d share some of our favourite things to do in Rio. Our Local Guide to Rio de Janeiro Start with a suco [...]

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 [...]

Halong Bay in Northern Vietnam, a Beguiling Seascape of Limestone Karsts

2019-02-06T09:11:26+07:00By |

Halong Bay in northeast Vietnam is a dazzling unspoilt seascape distinguished by clusters of verdant islands, craggy islets, limestone karsts, and schist outcrops that dramatically rise out of jade coloured waters. Immortalised in poetry, folk tales, myths, legends, and on the cinematic screen, beguiling Halong Bay in northeast Vietnam is one of those enigmatic places that captures the imagination and [...]

A Guide to the Hanoi Art Scene — Art Galleries, Museums and Arty Cafes

2018-05-10T14:52:18+07:00By |

Most travellers visit Hanoi for the fantastic food. That's why we went. After motorbikes, visitors to Vietnam’s capital find themselves dodging street food stalls and the footpaths are littered with locals perched on tiny stools tucking into something. Yet the Hanoi art scene is doing well to compete for attention with the city's food scene. Here's [...]

Exploring the Lost City of Mahendraparvata at Mount Kulen Cambodia

2018-05-10T17:46:29+07:00By |

Exploring the Lost City of Mahendraparvata at Mount Kulen or the 'mountain of the lychees' in northern Cambodia has so far been one of the highlights of our time here as travellers in Cambodia as well as a writer and photographer fortunate to be able to report on groundbreaking new archaeological discoveries. We've been fielding [...]

Slow Travel By Bus, From Bus Trips To Coach Holidays

2016-11-19T19:00:40+07:00By |

Buses must be the most unglamorous and unromantic form of travel, but they can be very handy, are increasingly comfy, are very affordable, and there's nothing like gazing out the window all day as fascinating landscapes rolls by. Slow Travel By Bus, From Bus Trips To Coach Holidays We’ve travelled on a lot more buses [...]

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