Floating Villages, Siem Reap

A two hour drive southeast of Siem Reap will bring you to the floating village of Kampong Phluk. Lined with terracotta dirt roads with locals whizzing by on tuk tuks and motorbikes, you get a true glimpse of the outskirts…

The Temples of Angkor, Siem Reap

Nothing really prepares you for the magnitude of the Angkor circuit. You could spend days (weeks for some!) walking around the entire circuit, exploring every single temple and uncovering the history and heritage of this architectural masterpiece. We arrived in Siem…

Sunsets in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Time seems to pass slowly in Cambodia, the streets and its people are calmer, quieter and more accommodating than other parts of Asia. The best way to take in this relaxed atmosphere is to go for a sunset cruise along…

Exploring Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Cambodia is like the middle child, often overshadowed by its boisterous and bossy siblings, Vietnam and Thailand. But I found it to be such a wonderful surprise! I spent ten years living in Southeast Asia and only just made it…

La Mamounia, Marrakech

I feel like this past year my Instagram news feed has been nothing but warm, sun-kissed snaps of Morocco. And more precisely, the beyond beautiful La Mamounia, Marrakech. I was lucky enough to spend by birthday at La Mamounia and…

Exploring Marrakech, Morocco

We rose the next morning with the sun shining and a light November chill in the air. Breakfast at Riad Adore was fairly simple, local breads with jams and marmalades, freshly squeezed orange juice, tea, coffee and a  plate of…

The Streets of Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is one of those places that immediately captures your imagination! With its abundance of colours, beautiful architecture and Instagram-worthy corners at almost every step, it’s a traveller’s dream! I have been dying to visit this city for ages and…

Sintra, Portugal

I have to admit, I was most excited to visit this fairy-tale resort town perched on the foothills of the Sintra Mountains. We took an early morning train from Lisbon’s Rossio station (tickets cost around €5 for a round-trip, take about…

Exploring Lisbon, Part 2

Top priority on our list of things to do on our second day in Lisbon was to take a trip down to one of its most famous establishments and try out a Portuguese delicacy. Located in the district of Belém,…