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They left the farm to see the world: Stop #4: Cambodia; Stop #5: Southern Thailand

They left the farm to see the world: Stop #4: Cambodia; Stop #5: Southern Thailand

Barb and Ben Dietrich, recently retired, travelled through Southeast Asia for three months last year and sent emails “home” describing the journey.  Cambodia Cambodia is a country that leaves a special spot in your heart. Cambodians have … Read entire article »

May I introduce: An Aussie who runs a B&B in Cambodia

May I introduce: An Aussie who runs a B&B in Cambodia

What inspires someone with 20 years experience in the hotel industry in Australia to pull up roots and plop them down again in Cambodia? That’s what Matt Elliott did. He first went to Cambodia as … Read entire article »

The Killing Fields: Where monks were made to disappear

The Killing Fields: Where monks were made to disappear

I was having one of those rambling conversations with the Aussie who owns the B&B where I was staying in Siem Reap and found myself saying that what I missed in Cambodia were the temples … Read entire article »

Tonlé Sap, Cambodia: Where houses float or sit on stilts

Tonlé Sap, Cambodia: Where houses float or sit on stilts

I met a woman from Denmark over breakfast at my B&B in Siem Reap who had just been to Kampong Khleang, a remote village where houses are on stilts. She went there by tuk-tuk and … Read entire article »

Ta Prohm (and the other Angkor temples!)

Ta Prohm (and the other Angkor temples!)

Everyone seems to know about Angkor, that archaeological wonder in the jungles of Cambodia where so many temples have been restored. The most famous are probably the Temple of Angkor Wat and the Bayon Temple … Read entire article »