Weekly Photo Challenge: Room

“From the four walls that currently surround you to the infinite potential of space, this week we’d like you to show us your take on room, rooms, or a room.” Not one for being obvious, I didn’t want to fill this challenge with lots of photos of great hotel rooms. Instead I chose a few of […]

Sunrise vs. Sunset

Sunrise vs. Sunset When visiting Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, is it best to do a sunrise or sunset tour? Sunrise at Angkor Wat was definitely more crowded than the sunset. That is unless you go up to the mountain to get the classic sunset shot. In the morning there were a few thousand people all crammed around the […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

Running a bit late for this week’s photo challenge that I nearly abandoned it! I have seen a few abandoned things and places in my travels. Angkor Wat is probably the most famous of all the abandoned temples in Cambodia. Machu Picchu was abandoned by the Incas until it was “rediscovered” again in 1911 Jiaohe […]

Siem Weep

After what may have been a dodgy cold roll (which unlike the name suggests, wasn’t very cold) and wandering the  steamy Old Markets that traps the heat like a pizza oven, and then the Night market (oddly it was day time!) I really needed a bathroom. I also really felt like a coffee, a real […]


Today I fell in love! After being recommend by my cousin to try this restaurant in Siem Reap, and without any other researched options, I thought I’d give the New Leaf Book Café a go. After all, how bad could it be? I was assured that my cousin knew the person who, as recent as […]