Best Phnom Penh French Restaurants – From Elegant Fine Diners to Casual Buzzy Bistros

2019-01-16T19:50:15+00:00By |

The best Phnom Penh French restaurants include everything from elegant fine dining restaurant Topaz for classical French cuisine and sophisticated yet super-affordable Khema Pasteur to lovely Open Wine for quintessential French favourites and Bistro Lanka for a buzzy French vibe. We typically steer travellers in Southeast Asia towards Southeast Asian food, unless there’s good reason …

Best Travel and Food Lenses for Sony APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

2019-01-15T16:44:40+00:00By |

Best travel and food lenses for Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras range from the Sony E 10–18 mm F4 OSS, a super wide-angle zoom lens perfect for capturing vast landscapes and restaurant interiors to the Sony SEL35F18 35mm f/1.8 Prime Fixed Lens, which is fab for street photography. As a pro food and travel photographer, I frequently get …

Places You Went in 2018 – From Cambodia to Calabria, Italy to Indonesia

2018-12-28T15:46:12+00:00By |

The places you went in 2018 included everywhere from Australia to the Americas, Cambodia to Calabria, and Italy to Indonesia. Those are the places you, our readers, spent time searching for, reading about and booking travel to on Grantourismo in 2018. It’s that time of the year when we all take some time to reflect, when …

Barcelona Travel Tips to Reduce Overtourism – Local Tips to Help the Locals

2018-12-26T11:02:14+00:00By |

Barcelona travel tips to reduce overtourism and give back to locals rather than take away, include everything from avoiding the overcrowded sights and exploring lesser-visited neighbourhoods to visiting over the quieter winter and Christmas and New Year season. We thought it time to ask a local expert for some Barcelona travel tips to reduce overtourism …

King Father Norodom Sihanouk – Remembering Cambodia in Mourning

2018-10-20T15:26:39+00:00By |

King Father Norodom Sihanouk died on 15 October 2012, bringing Cambodians together to mourn the loss of their beloved former king in the capital Phnom Penh. On the eve of the anniversary of his passing, we thought we’d share our story of a nation in mourning. In October 2012, we rented an apartment for a …

20 Travel Lessons from 20 Years Living Abroad Travelling the World

2018-10-06T15:02:30+00:00By |

20 travel lessons from 20 years living abroad and travelling the world is a celebration of our two decades as citizens of the world. Travel teaches us things. Yet after a decades-long education on the road it feels like there’s still so much to learn. Last month marked the end of our 20th year living …

Sri Lanka Luxury Escape for Less at Fortress Resort and Spa

2018-12-26T11:08:30+00:00By |

This Sri Lanka luxury escape for less deal is for a 7-night stay at the seafront Fortress Resort and Spa boutique hotel at Koggala, Sri Lanka, which has been designed in the style of Galle’s historic fort and pays homage to Sri Lanka’s Dutch influence. Today’s Sri Lanka luxury escape for less package is at …

Song Saa Private Island Cambodia – A Luxury Island Escape for Less

2018-12-09T17:24:47+00:00By |

Song Saa private island on Koh Ouen off the southern coast of Cambodia is barefoot luxury at its best. Our friends at Luxury Escapes have an incredible 5-night package for our Australian readers, but you have to hurry as it’s ending very soon. Song Saa private island on Koh Ouen off the southern coast of …

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

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

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 …

Best Singapore Hotels for Views That Will Take Your Breath Away

2018-09-15T19:00:15+00:00By |

The best Singapore hotels for views that will take your breath away range from the unrivalled rooftop panoramas from the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands Sky Park to the sumptuous Mandarin Oriental's sweeping vistas of Marina Bay Sands and the city skyline. Who doesn’t want a room with a view when you’re on holidays? As …

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