We chat with Friends International, a charity that’s offering skills training for kids in Cambodia, Thailand, Laos and Indonesia…
Dark tourism sites: part of cultural memory, or commercialising something sacred? And why do we feel the need to see them at all?
Technology has changed the way we live our day-to-day lives and (for worse or for better) it’s also changing the way we travel…
Orphanage tourism is what happens when good intentions and reality don’t quite synch up. This is why it’s not such a good idea.
Here are our top tips for being MVP of your holiday (and life).
Farewell, comfort zone. It was nice knowing you.
This is the ultimate guide to make every moment in Cambodia count.
In South-East Asia, the process of steaming a curry in banana leaves is referred to as mok, amok or ho mok. Classic ingredients include thick coconut cream and galangal (similar to ginger), with a whole heap of other deliciousness added.
Ask travellers what we love most about exploring new places and the majority of us will tell you it’s meeting local people.
We are curious to know more about their lives, we want to share a laugh or two and enjoy authentic experiences. This isn’t easy to do when your stuck in touristy hotels, so the best way to make this happen is to spend the night with someone.
“Lest we forget” is our heartfelt pledge to all the people who have paid the highest price in defense of their country’s borders or beliefs.
Historic sites around the world are important reminders of what took place at less peaceful times. These war memorials help us understand what people were forced to endure and bring to life the tragic events of our past.