Navigating Bangkok’s floating markets

Being one of the most typical images that people associate with the exoticism of Thailand, Bangkok’s floating markets are a common attraction on every traveller ‘to see list’, a treat not only for the eyes but for all the senses. Colourful sights, tasty food, interesting smells… it’s a whole package to spice up your journey with a day well spent.    Views from Amphawa and Tha Ka floating markets. The most famous one, and honestly the Read more…

Khmer sustainable fashion in Phnom Penh

Khmer sustainable fashion in Phnom Penh

The rise of social entrepreneurship is arriving strong in Cambodia, with a lot of great examples of social enterprises and shops providing high quality and trendy products made by underprivileged communities and supporting various social empowerment projects. And having Cambodia such a great culture of weaving, exquisite fabrics like silk and iconic items such as the krama (the traditional Khmer scarf), of course this trend will reach as well fashion and accessories industry. While passing through Phnom Penh, have a look on some of these ideas of places to do your shopping while supporting the development of this beautiful country!


Immerse yourself in the Bangkok Art Scene

One of the best features of big cities is how the flow of millions of people affects the general mindset of its inhabitants, the consequence of different cultures mixing together and creativity sparkling on every corner. And, of course, how this supports the growth of an art scene. The Bangkok Art Scene is a great example of this, being one of the most interesting art capitals in Asia. Dig deep on its art galleries and cultural centres to learn more about Asian art and see for yourself some of the work of the best artists from the region!



What not to miss in Bangkok

Bangkok is a huge and dynamic city that goes way beyond the ‘chaotic city full of traffic and prostitution’ kind of generalisation that many travellers give to it. Being one of the largest and fast growing capitals in Asia, there is a rich mix of cultures and experiences to be explored, an intense rhythm of life and wide variety of influences to savour. This is our selection of some of the things not to miss Read more…


From Phnom Penh to Bangkok with Nattakan Bus

Being such a long journey, and with so many rumours of being a bumpy and troubled one (especially while crossing the border), going from Cambodia to Thailand by bus can be an itchy experience. How surprised were we to actually go through it without any hassles and in a quite comfortable way! This is our experience of travelling with Nattakan bus from Phnom Penh to Bangkok, a company that provides a direct journey without having Read more…

Koh Trong

Koh Trong, the hidden Mekong island near Kratie

Ready for the ferry to departure!

Just in front of Kratie, accessible through a short boat ride, is one of the most relaxed and genuine tourist destinations in the whole country. A sort of ecotourism paradise, an island called Koh Trong filled with cozy home stays, rice fields, opportunities to meet friendly locals and get to know their lifestyle, or simply chill at the beach and swim on the beautiful Mekong river.


Beyond Angkor Wat: alternative places to visit in Cambodia

Okay so you came to Cambodia with plenty of time to travel around, you went to Siem Reap and the Angkor Wat, to Phnom Penh and its historical sites, you visited the beaches of Sihanoukville or Otres and relaxed by the river in Kampot. You even went to explore some pristine islands like Koh Rong Samloem or Koh Takiev, and had a ride in the bamboo train of Battambang. So the question you are currently asking is, now what? Read on for some examples of alternative places to visit in Cambodia!