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Is Angkor Wat worth it?

We take a lot of advice on where to go next. Guidebooks. Tripadvisor. Instagram. Facebook. Youtube. Forums. Reviews. People telling you about places “you just have to go to maaaan.” Long lists of places to visit. Tickboxes that prove you’ve been there. Queueing up for the same photo as everyone else. The photo you have […]

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Monks in Cambodia

It’s been pointed out to me that I keep talking to Julie about monks in Cambodia. Julie has even started calling me a monk-bore. The cheek of it. Apparently I keep banging on about them. I’ll point out Cambodian monks everywhere we go. Then before I know it I’m reaching for the camera to try […]

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The Dark and Light Sides of Phnom Penh

We’d only just got used to Vietnam, its customs, its currency and its way of life. So we thought we’d leave. Come on Cambodia, get in us. We made our way along the Mekong River (course we did), leaving Vietnam from the Mekong Delta town of Chau Doc by speedboat for a journey that lasted […]

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