Excellent post by our long-time friend and sometime colleague Armin on the controversial subject of Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand’s famous, or infamous, ‘Tiger Temple’. All text more..
If we’ve got this right, (and we’re not guaranteeing it!), the temple’s called Wat Kean Kleang. Situated a couple of kms after the Japanese Bridge more..
Just a few pix from our latest visit to the Prek Toal Saray Water Hyacinth Handicraft Project in Cambodia’s Siem Reap Province. Already mentioned this more..
The Yangon, (Rangoon), circular – a local railway line not a 6 lane ring-road or an underground line – does a loop from the city’s more..
As with for example Malaysia, the wide ethnic mix of Myanmar leads to a wide range of foods. Along with the Karens, Shans, Thais, Mon more..
Firstly please note these are our personal opinions and observations based on a recent recce trip to Burma and from discussions with both, persons involved more..
2 week recce trip to Burma/Myanmar where internet access is, to say the least, limited and a bit rushed off our feet since our return more..
Very attractive, but rarely visited temple a mere hour’s drive south of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. (Well traffic permitting that is.) Ta Prom is differentiated more..
When we first turned up in, what in those days was the small town of Vang Vieng, (must have been 92 or 93?), it was more..
The Nam Ou (Ou River) flows south from Phongsali Province in the far north of Laos, to join the Mekong at Pak Ou, (famous for more..
Hat Chao Mai National Park lies in Kantang and Sikao districts of Thailand’s Trang Province and consists of a stretch of coastline incorporating the spectacular more..
Now we can’t find an entry in the Oxford book of quotations but if we could it would indicate – source; several million Thais who’ve more..
Elephants in Thailand, and particularly the role in the tourism industry of these charismatic giants, can provoke some unusual reactions in people; emotive and misinformed more..
Many thanks to Dom at Fieldskills for this interesting article on an unusual subject – building bridges for orang-utans in Borneo’s Sabah State! Conservation, green more..
As we see it a tour of Laos or Vietnam, should include a tour of Lao and Vietnamese food so here’s a brief run down more..
Wouldn’t say we don’t like to mock, (‘cos we do a bit!), and yes many of the Discovery, Nat Geo, Animal Planet etc shows are more..
Firstly we’d like to say that we don’t agree with using the term ‘responsible travel‘ as a marketing tool. ‘Eco-tourism’, ‘sustainable‘ this and that, ‘green‘ more..
Unexpected, but much appreciated lunch invitation from Chloe’s mum on Koh Dach – the ‘silk weaving island’ in the Mekong just north of Phnom Penh! more..
Fascinating article by Angela Dennis on the Penan ethnic group of Borneo. Picnic with the Penan. A unique travel option for adventurous tourists through some more..
Wi’s just crossing the Mekong at Chiang Khong this morning with her group on a Northern Laos & the Golden Triangle tour, and is now more..