Siem Reap’s Best Cafes and Bars

2018-11-27T17:28:50+00:00By |

Siem Reap, like Phnom Penh, boasts plenty of cool cafés and bars, whether it's for a coffee and pastry to kickstart the day, a cold beer to quench the thirst, or a heady cocktail to sip after the sun goes down. There are so many options – these are just our favourites, below – that …

Saigon After Dark — An Itinerary

2017-06-20T16:58:26+00:00By |

Saigon’s leafy streets, art deco delights and elegant colonial-era villas mean the city is easy on the eyes. But after dark, when splendid old buildings such as the Opera House and City Hall are spectacularly illuminated, the city is stunning in parts and atmospheric everywhere else. While it’s fun just to wander about, …

Bangkok’s Best Local Bars – Our Personal Favourites

2018-12-17T17:15:13+00:00By |

There’s nothing like a few drinks at a buzzy Bangkok bar after a busy week. But we’re freelance travel writers I hear you say! Yes, but we still work every day, we work hard, and we still have those particularly demanding weeks we want to forget about – the ones with too many deadlines and too many …

Time Travelling in the Gritty Alleys of the Golden Gai

2018-11-26T11:00:47+00:00By |

I’m not going to name names, so don’t ask. But a Tokyo-based guide recommended to us emailed me to say he was away on a tour while we were in town. He apologised for not being there to meet us and kindly gave us his number in case we needed help. His one piece of …