Road side stalls near Siem Reap, Cambodia

Road Side Stalls near Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of some roadside stalls in the countryside near Siem Reap, Cambodia. I took this photo from our tuk tuk as we made our way towards Banteay Srei. These two ladies had set up shop right on the side of the road, one selling watermelons and the other selling bananas and some… Read More

Angkor Wat at Sunrise

A Dawn Visit to Angkor Wat


I woke up in darkness to the sound of my alarm. It was 4:30am, a time of the day that I used to dread. For the past seven years I had been getting up at 4:30am to go to work. For those seven years I hated the sound of that alarm, and I hated that… Read More

Farmer and cattle on Koh Trong, Cambodia

Koh Trong: A Taste of Rural Cambodia


“The boat leave…maybe twenty minute” said a random friendly local as we stared out at the muddy waters of the Mekong River in Kratie, Cambodia. I was looking down at the empty dock, wondering whether there actually was a boat or not. This friendly man went on to tell us that the ferry wasn’t here… Read More

Deserted Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Deserted Beach in Sihanoukville, Cambodia


Today’s travel photo is of a deserted beach on a stormy day in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. We visited Sihanoukville for one reason – to get some quality beach time, but it absolutely bucketed down with rain for almost the entire time that we were there, so that plan went out the window. I took this photo… Read More

Street in Kampot, Cambodia

Backpacker’s Travel Guide to Kampot, Cambodia


Kampot is a sleepy little riverside town in Southern Cambodia, located a couple of kilometres from the coast. Here you will find quiet streets lined with old French shop fronts, friendly locals and a very chilled out vibe. Kampot hasn’t got a lot to offer in the form of tourist attractions, but its charm and… Read More

Two story building at Preah Khan in Angkor, Cambodia

Photo Journey Through Preah Khan in Angkor, Cambodia


It had been a very long and tiring day exploring the temples along the Grand Circuit in Angkor, Cambodia. We had a tuk tuk driving us around, but there was still a lot of walking and climbing involved and that mixed with the heat of the day had us feeling pretty exhausted. Our last stop… Read More

Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia

The Water Temple of Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia

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Today’s travel photo is of the water temple of Neak Pean in Angkor, Cambodia. Located near Preah Khan, Neak Pean is a small temple built on an island in a central pool. The pool is surrounded by four smaller pools, making it perfectly symmetrical, as was the style in Angkorian temples. This late 12th century… Read More

View of the Mekong River in Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Kampong Cham: A Sleepy City on the Mekong


There was no evidence of the thunderstorm that had woken me up during the night. The sun was shining above me through a blue sky and the only clouds around were those nice white fluffy ones. I pushed my bicycle out onto the street and started slowly peddling along. To my left was the fast… Read More

Ancient gate at Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia

The Jungle Temple of Ta Som in Angkor, Cambodia


Continuing on with our exploration of the Temples of Angkor in Cambodia, we headed from the temple mountain of Eastern Mebon to Ta Som – another temple that I had never heard of but was suggested by our tuk tuk driver. It is these sort of places that end up being really great finds because… Read More