The Challenge And Reward Of Covering Distance In Vietnam

Vietnam’s slender shape, like a singular rose wilting away from the edges of the South China Sea, lends itself to linear travel.

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I Broke Rule Number One In Ho Chi Ming City

Border days are the final exams of the traveller’s world. If you don’t revise, you won’t be able to move forwards.

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Remembering History In Phnom Penh, Cambodia

For most of us, hesitant acceptance of the atrocities that the Khmer Rouge regime inflicted on its people is the closest we’ll ever get to comprehension.

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Roads To Nowhere On Cambodia’s Coast

On farmland near the small fishing town of Kampot, dusty paths ran poker straight around the edges of fields like grouting in between bright green bathroom tiles.

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The Enduring Mystery Of Angkor Wat, Cambodia

The thrum of mopeds darting down back streets was the lullaby of Siem Reap.

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The Slow Train From Bangkok To Poipet

I resembled a dog for most of the train ride from Bangkok to Poipet. Nose out of the window, breeze in my face and an open mouthed grin for anyone who wanted it.

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An Introduction To Thailand

Searching for the next shining Bhudda in Wat Pho was like panning for gold. I knew there would be another but I had to work to find it.

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Going Nowhere: Why I’m Revisiting South East Asia

Having made the personal decision that 2020 isn’t the year for international travel, I’ve decided to transport myself abroad by other means.

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A New Discovery At Ancient Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Well before sunrise Angkor Wat is bustling. Loaded tuk-tuks pull up in front of the iconic facade of Cambodia’s largest temple and immediately cameras start clicking. This is always how another day begins at the famous complex. 

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A Two Month Itinerary For South East Asia

On my way to Australia I travelled through South East Asia. On a tight timeframe and an even tighter budget, I’d planned an itinerary in advance. Would I experience the best of these countries during my fleeting visit? Or would I rush from temple to beach, not seeing much at all?

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