Scholarships For Cambodia, 2018

Regular readers may remember my post last year on Elephants for Education a fund raising campaign for the Australian backed Human & Hope Association, a local NGO in Siem Reap run by locals, for locals. They are back again this year trying to raise just $7,000 for  Scholarships for Cambodia, a crowdfunding campaign that will fund…

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

As I had managed to squeeze in a couple of extra days off, I decided to combine my Bangkok trip with a couple of nights back in Siem Reap, in order to catch up with friends and to bring back some household items I had left there, until I had managed to settle myself into…

Elephants For Education, Human and Hope Association, Cambodia.

Between 1975 and 1979 an estimated 2 million people were killed in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge. The regime specifically targeted “intellectuals” and as a result Cambodia lost most of their educated population. Whilst education has come on in leaps and bounds over the past few years, 20% of the Cambodian population live beneath the…

Malis Restaurant, Siem Reap.

Whilst Cambodian cuisine has a rich and varied history, many traditional recipes were sadly lost as a result of the horrific loss of life and destruction of books during the Khmer Rouge era. With no one able to pass on family traditions and recipes, this traditional way of cooking was lost until recent years when…