Kaya Cafe and Spa, Siem Reap.


Located just across from the Old Market, Kaya Café and Spa http://www.kaya-angkor.com/ is a dual café/spa concept from the team behind Senteurs d’Angkor http://www.senteursdangkor.com, specialising in (as you may well have guessed from the name) Khmer cooking and traditional Khmer massage techniques. I was interested to read on the Grantourismo website that they have recently launched a Khmer dessert “tasting menu” and so took the opportunity to visit for the first time earlier last month. Continue reading

Luang Prabang Morning Market, Laos.


I couldn’t finish my posts on my trip to Luang Prabang without showing you how lovely their main morning market is. The market is located in the small alleys between the “Main St”  Rue Sisavangvong and the Mekong River and is best visited in the early morning, we were there by 8am, which meant it wasn’t too crazy hot and the vendors still had plenty of their most exciting goods on display!    Continue reading

Mama Shop Italian Restaurant, Kandal Village, Siem Reap.


With my favourite local Italian Restaurant, Il Forno, closed whilst they prepare to open their second restaurant down in Phnom Penh, my Italian food cravings reached an all time high and so I finally got around to visiting “Mama Shop” a little Italian restaurant in Kandal Village that I have been meaning to try out for a while. Continue reading