Tonlé Sap Lake

Two rivers meet at Phnom Penh – the Mekong and the Tonlé Sap. The Tonlé Sap is unusual because the flow of the river changes twice a year. The river empties out into the large freshwater lake… View Post

Dining Out in Siem Reap

Siem Reap, like most of Cambodia, has a lot to offer in terms of cuisine. Thinking back on it, I didn’t have a single bad meal during my stay – I’ve been incredibly lucky. As… View Post

Angkor Wat and Siem Reap

The fact that Angkor Wat doesn’t seem to be included on any ‘wonders of the world’ list really shocks me. Angkor Wat, meaning ‘temple city’ in Khmer is a 12th century temple complex located in… View Post

The Mansion and Miss Sarawan

Later on during our stay we went out to have a few drinks at The Mansion, one street away from the royal palace. ‘The Mansion’ is an old French colonial building that has had many… View Post

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

The Royal Palace in Phnom Penh is situated on the Western bank, where the Mekong and the Tonle Sap rivers meet. The opportunity to explore a royal residence for $10 doesn’t come round often, so… View Post