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Tini Tinou International Circus Festival 2015

  The Tini Tinou Circus is in town! When Bart saw the event post online that the circus would be in town, we jumped at the chance to see their performance. We’ve heard of the Cambodian circus troupe who was mostly ...

Royal Buildings: Kensington Palace

  A Royal Palace in our neighborhood. When my parents told us that we would be heading to London, I was excited as I would be going back to explore the city at a slower pace. I also bugged them to ...

Cambodia Urban Art Festival

  Bringing Urban Art To Phnom Penh. Oh no, not another Urban Art post! It seems April is a month of murals and graffiti discovery including the ones featured at the recent Cambodia Urban Art Festival. I had missed out ...

Khmer New Year in Kep (14-16 April)

  Suosdey Chnam Thmey! A very Happy Khmer New Year to everyone whether in the Kingdom of Cambodia or abroad. This is my first time celebrating the New Year with friends visiting from Malaysia. During this time, the whole country ...

Stories from the Road: Month March

First and foremost I have not been penning much travel stories only because we’ve been staying put in Phnom Penh, saving up for upcoming destinations. I’ve also been putting hours in work at the new place and I’m soaking it ...

Obsessed: Street Art in Phnom Penh.

  Boeng Kak Lake used to be a beautiful fishing village place in the heart of Phnom Penh. I’ve come to know about this because I often cross the area during my ride to the old office. It was then ...

Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015

  Attending the opening ceremony of Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015.  I saw the Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015 announcement in the Expat FB page and was happy that I was able to attend it this year. The festival was hosted ...

Stories from the Road: Month Feb

  Some changes took place in February, mostly good things of course. But there were also some things that will set me back (finance wise) for the next few months, which meant less travel time for this year. That’s ok ...

Amsterdam: A Scenic Tour Of The City.

  From Zaandam to Amsterdam.  It was a free and easy day so we went on a city tour, on our own of course, stopping at any places that attracted us. The train from Zandam to Amsterdam Central station cost ...

Inntel Hotel Amsterdam Zaandam: Uniquely Dutch

  Colorful Stacked Houses. This hotel looked so strange and unique in the way it was built. For a moment I thought I was in some kind of wonderland when I saw the colorful houses stacked on top of each other, ...

What it costs to live in Cambodia.

We’ve been thinking a lot about moving on to another country, putting into consideration what and how much it would take to get us there. Moving here took some time to plan, but because I’ve traveled here before, I somehow ...

The Hague: My Second Visit to Madurodam.

In my previous post I wrote about Feeling Tall in Madurodam, a miniature theme park in The Hague, which had iconic buildings and infrastructure of Netherlands along with mini clogs, Snickers for souvenirs. Even then it was so much fun ...

My Favorite Part of Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans.

When in Rome see the Colloseum and when in the Netherlands, see the windmills! This was our main destination when returning to Amsterdam and we made sure we had a lot more time for sightseeing in this city as well ...

EuroChameleon: Swiss-ing in Geneva.

I can’t believe how slow I am in updating my past travel destinations because I was a bit tied up with work. There’s going to be a bit of a throwback in the next few posts as I haven’t been ...

Road Trip: The Charming Malay Kampung Morten.

  A blast from the past. Kampung Morten is one of the many Malay villages that can be found in the middle of the historical city of Melaka, maintaining its’ traditional architecture, design, interior decoration, landscaping just like the historical ...

10 Cafes For The Hungry Soul In Kuala Lumpur.

  There’s no denying that food makes hungry people warm and more open to conversations. It keeps you relaxed and busy while your head is thinking about a thousand different things for the day. In my previous post on 10 ...

Siem Reap: Catching The Tonle Sap Sunset

  The largest lake of SEA is in Cambodia. The Tonle Sap is known to be the largest freshwater lake in entire South East Asia Region, which flows down from Siem Reap to the Mekong River in Phnom Penh. On ...

Mulu: Caving in Sarawak

  Flying in through Miri, Sarawak. We were on a company trip doing a CSR activities for a few days in one of the remote villages in Mulu, Sarawak and prior to that visit, we were taken around Mulu to ...

Stories from the Road: Month Jan

  Starting in 2015, I’ve decided to write a monthly round-up of my travel adventures be it in this Kingdom or anywhere around the world. Call it a my personal travel diary of things that we’ve experienced, places we visited, the ...

Johor Bahru: Food Trip

  “Are we there yet?” This is my sisters’ favorite thing to say (and annoy me) while we were driving down south to Johor Bahru for her interview with one of the companies there. It took us around 4 hours ...

Viva la Mexico! Planning your 2015 Trip.

It is fair to say that no matter what type of holidaymaker or traveler you may be, there is bound to be something you’ll love about Mexico. Intrepid traveler can explore the extensive flora and fauna, culture vultures have numerous ...

Kuala Pilah: Taman Rekreasi Ulu Bendul

  A river we must go. It was one of those weekends where we decided to visit our friends’ home town in Negeri Sembilan, just an hours’ drive from Kuala Lumpur. I have been to this state but have never ...