"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

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The Little Red Fox Espresso Cafe, Siem Reap.

The Little Red Fox Espresso Cafe. May 2020. Ask me to reveal my favourite Siem Reap restaurant and I might give you a different answer on any given day. But pin me down on the subject of the city’s best coffee and there’ll be no beating around the bush. For the real deal… the bomb… the dog’s […]

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Remembering The Village Cafe, Siem Reap.

The Village Cafe, Siem Reap. April 2020. I think a part of me had always wanted to have breakfast at a 1930s style NYC jazz cafe. Call it a bucket list wish. I suppose this was something I could have done in New York City itself during my visits, but alas the idea never came […]

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Dining at Dakshin’s Indian Restaurant.

Dakshin’s Indian Restaurant, Siem Reap. April 2020. I’ve said it before on these pages of mine. In fact, dear readers, I’ve no doubt expressed it too many times. But hey, I’ll throw it out there again, just for the sake of consistency you understand. I absolutely love Indian food! It was my mum and dad […]

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RIP Georges Restaurant, Siem Reap.

Georges Restaurant and Distillery, Siem Reap. April 2020. It was a characteristically sweltering late afternoon in Siem Reap as Sladja and I made our way through the large entrance gates of Georges Restaurant and Distillery. Rays of sunshine slanted through the jungle garden in all directions as a pair of smiling Khmer ladies came out […]

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Travel Report: Krousar Cafe, Siem Reap.

Krousar Cafe, Siem Reap. April 2020. Sladja and I were on our way to Kulen National Park one humid Siem Reap morning when I suddenly had a brainwave. “Shall we grab a couple of flat whites from Krousar?” Needless to say, her answer was a resounding “yes”. Before the pandemic broke, Siem Reap was a city […]

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The Legendary Ivy Guesthouse, Siem Reap.

The Ivy Guesthouse & Restaurant, Siem Reap. April 2020. It was a typically scorching hot day by the pool outside our Siem Reap apartment. Sladja and I had just posted in the Siem Reap Expats Facebook Group to say that we were looking for local businesses to write about. Suddenly, much to our surprise, a […]

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The Wonderful Wild Bar in Siem Reap.

Wild Bar, Siem Reap. In the spring of 2020 Sladja and I found ourselves stranded in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap. Like so many others we had tried to exit when the global pandemic exploded. But in the end, following numerous failed escape plans, we decided to simply stay put. The decision turned out to be a […]

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Travel Report: Burano Island, Italy.

Burano Island, Italy. January 2008. Header image courtesy of Mazzorbo.  The pretty Italian island of Burano sits in the northern Venetian Lagoon, just a forty five minute boat ride from the city of Venice. Home to just two thousand residents, Burano is renowned throughout Italy for its lace production and charming, multicoloured houses. In fact, […]

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