Not quite a sunrise at Angkor Wat

Siem Reap, Cambodia

So here I am in Siem Reap and the first order of the day was to visit Angkor Wat, the reason most people visit. Most people apparently do some research beforehand and visit in the dry season. However after I booked my tickets in what is considered the¬†wettest month of the year I optimistically thought […]

Heartbreak and Hope, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Hot, dirty, chaotic, desperately poor and utterly charming – welcome to Phnom Penh. Once called the “Paris of the East”, there’s a lot to see and do in the Cambodian capital, so I’d set myself a busy few days. I started with a visit to the Royal Palace, which is also home to the Silver […]