Phnom Penh: Highlights

When we were researching our trip, people I spoke to about Phnom Penh all seemed to say the same, that the Killing Fields are about all there is to see. But while these are important sites to visit and therefore listed first in this post, Phnom Penh is far more than just the legacy left … Continue reading Phnom Penh: Highlights

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Phnom Penh: S-21 Prison and the Killing Fields

Before I get into the actual topic of this post, I have to say it has been a difficult post to write, and may be a difficult one to read. The atrocities that happened at S-21 Prison and the Killing Fields, and the relative recency of the Khmer Rouge regime, make visiting these museums a … Continue reading Phnom Penh: S-21 Prison and the Killing Fields

Luang Prabang: Lao Cooking with Bamboo Tree Cooking School

Another country, another cooking class, and this time was Lao cuisine. Lao food is different enough to Thai that we thought it would be really interesting to learn more about, and particularly in Luang Prabang which has its own regional dishes. The format was not unlike the cooking classes in Chiang Mai where you visit … Continue reading Luang Prabang: Lao Cooking with Bamboo Tree Cooking School