Taste For A Good Cause – Taste Siem Reap Food Tour.

I spent the past weekend back in Siem Reap, my first visit there in almost 2 years, with a very dear friend who was visiting from the UK. 2 years is a very long time in terms of the hospitality scene in South East Asia & I was concerned I may not be up to…

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…

Burmese Silver Smithing at Turquoise Mountain, Yangon.

Turquoise Mountain is a local, not for profit, NGO that works towards preserving traditional crafts here in Myanmar, and I was lucky enough to spend an evening at their downtown workshop last week learning the art of silversmithing with their master craftsmen. There is a wealth of traditional arts here in Myanmar, from gorgeous ethnic…

Sanon Training Restaurant, Nyaung U – Bagan, Myanmar.

One of my good friends from Cambodia decided to use her Water Festival holiday (a 4 day long cambodian public holiday) travelling around Myanmar and I was lucky enough to be able to join her for a few days in the beautiful Bagan countryside. One of my first tasks was, naturally, to look into the…