Within a week of my stay in Hanoi and I’ve happily devoured Bun Cha three times now. Every day I’ve had to remind myself “Jimmy, you need to try something new”. A Canadian woman staying in my hostel and teaching in Hanoi says that for … Read all about it!
I had originally planned on spending a month in Laos but in the end I was pretty much ready to get to Vietnam. The possibilities of exploring further north of Luang Prabang was on the cards but I spent most … Read all about it!
After my disappointment with the range of food in Vang Vieng, I was desperate to find somewhere with proper authentic Lao food. Even Phonsavan where I went to see the Plain of Jars had some decent grub. I was told that … Read all about it!
Located in the northern region of Laos, Luang Probang was once the nation’s capital, located in a rich and powerful region due position along the silk road. Legend has it that Buddha would also use the area as a resting … Read all about it!
If an archeological site was said to be created because an ancient king wanted to store mass amounts of whiskey then I thought it would be a good place to visit. I was contemplating going straight to Luang Prabang after … Read all about it!
If you’ve been following me for long enough on this blog, then you’d know that I have a thing for taking photos of sunsets. Plonk me anywhere facing the direction of a saturated setting sky with a large cold beer … Read all about it!
I spent a total of 27 days in Cambodia. Unlike South America, I found that there were a wide range of traveller types from two week vacationing backpackers to high end wealthy Chinese, Vietnamese and Koreans. From the famous temples … Read all about it!
It was an unscheduled stop in my travel through Cambodia, but by the end of the few days we were all joking at about how my new friend Toni would start her own tour business called “Toni’s Tours” and find … Read all about it!
They said Angkor Wat was large, but I didn’t realise just how massive it was. Also known as the City of Temples, the early structures were built as Hindu temples but went through several changes over time depending on the king … Read all about it!
Phnom Penh was the first stop on my SE Asia leg as it was my friend Mick’s 30th birthday and I didn’t want to miss it. Phnom Penh, like most places around SE Asia that I have now come to … Read all about it!