Cambodia’s Choeung Ek: Once Brutal, Now Quiet

Behind the trees, unseen children shout and shriek in delight. There’s an occasional thud of a football being kicked. Birds twitter and trill. In the distance, some ancient form.

3 years ago

Food File: Lau Mam (Hotpot With Fermented Fish)

Bumping along in a crowded bus headed for the border town of Chau Doc in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, between the grunts from a piglet in a rice sack, Darling.

3 years ago

Pack Up Your Troubles …

Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile. Yep, just like the 1915 marching song recommends, we are packing up and heading off for.

3 years ago

The Truth About Cats & Dogs In Vietnam

It’s a difficult concept for outsiders to grasp – Vietnamese people keep cats and dogs as pets, they love them and are loved in return. Yet cat restaurants and.

3 years ago

Everyday Expat Adventures: The Chocolate Crackle Episode

Vietnamese kitchen don’t have ovens. Our kitchen has a two-ring gas cooktop. Underneath is a cupboard where the gas bottle is stored. So when Miss M first became aware.

3 years ago

Food File: Fabulous Fondue

The best fondue in Nyon is apparently found at La Pinte in Rue de Rive. I had never actually tried fondue before but it’s the dish I wanted to.

3 years ago

Meet The Dropouts: Handsome Hairy Daniel Nahabedian

Meet Daniel Nahabedian, a one-time nine-to-fiver who dropped out of the rat race to chase his dream of being a photographer. He has long hair and a beard, confirming.

3 years ago

Saigon Street Eats — It’s All About The Food!

It’s official! Our street food tours of Ho Chi Minh City are up and running. We’ve had amazingly positive feedback from our first customers at Saigon Street Eats. I.

3 years ago