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Travel Report: The Strand Restaurant, Kep.

The Strand Restaurant, Kep. —— August 2020. Sometimes the most memorable travel experiences are the ones that come completely out of the blue. That place you didn’t even know existed. The one you ended up stumbling upon when your plan A didn’t work out. This is precisely what happened to Sladja and I one evening in […]

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Travel Report: Kep Crab Market, Cambodia.

Kep Crab Market. —— December 2015 & August 2020. It was late afternoon and the weather was not improving. While the rain had finally died out, there was now a blustery wind cutting in from the sea as we approached Kep Crab Market from the road that winds around the cliffs. With our arch nemesis […]

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Travel Report: Where to Eat and Drink, Kampot.

Where to Eat and Drink, Kampot. —— August 2020. Following individual articles on Bookish Bazaar, Cafe Espresso and Hotel Old Cinema and Tertulia Restaurant here’s my bumper roundup of all the other food and drink spots we visited during our two month stay in the Cambodian city of Kampot. There are countless coffee joints in Kampot. But […]

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Travel Report: Hotel Old Cinema, Kampot.

Hotel Old Cinema, Kampot. —— August 2020. Of all the places Sladja and I dined at during our time in Kampot, nowhere could match the charm and atmosphere of Hotel Old Cinema. Dating back to the 1930s, the building began life as a Chinese theatre called Maison de theatre le grandeur. During its golden years, they put […]

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Travel Report: Bookish Bazaar, Kampot.

Bookish Bazaar, Kampot. —— August 2020. There’s a well-worn saying about sleepy towns that goes something like: “It’s small and relaxed, but has everything you need”. Unfortunately, this doesn’t apply to the charming Cambodian outpost of Kampot. In fact, one of the things that struck me during our two month stay is how, if we lived […]

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Travel Report: Cafe Espresso, Kampot.

Cafe Espresso, Kampot. —— August 2020. During our first weeks in Kampot, Sladja and I spent a good chunk of time exploring the local coffee scene. Before long, there was a name that kept cropping up again and again. In online comment threads, through face to face recommendations and in overheard snippets of conversations, it […]

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Travel Report: Tertulia Restaurant, Kampot.

Tertulia Restaurant, Kampot. —— July 2020. It was our first night in the Cambodian city of Kampot and Sladja and I were strolling though the old town. Following the success of our guide on Where to Eat and Drink in Siem Reap, we couldn’t help but wonder if Kampot’s culinary landscape would hold its own. […]

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Travel Report: La Plantation Pepper Farm, Kampot.

La Plantation Pepper Farm, Kampot. —— September 2020. Who would have thought that the less-trodden province of Kampot in Cambodia is home to some of the world’s best pepper farms? It’s something to do with the mineral rich soil and the intensity of the rainy season, among other factors. Venture out of Kampot’s sleepy city […]

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Travel Report: Where to Eat and Drink in Malaga.

Where to Eat and Drink in Malaga. 2016-2017. The Spanish city of Málaga really has it all. Sweeping squares, a large jungle park, beaches, gorgeous architecture and a vibrant art scene to name just a few highlights. Oh, and the food ain’t bad either! In fact, in this article I’ll be going through my favourite […]

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Travel Report: Dongseongno Cafe Alley, Daegu.

Dongseongno Cafe Alley, Daegu. April 2019. Anyone who knows me understands only too well that I’m all about the coffee! It gets me going in the morning and motivates me in my endless quest to be as productive as possible. Moreover, coffee reminds me that sometimes I need to take a break, put my feet […]

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