Yoga in Siem Reap

Where to Practise Yoga in Siem Reap

Two thousand years after India’s influence first spread to Cambodia under the Kingdom of Funan, yoga in its many forms has slowly trickled into Siem Reap. From occasional classes by occasional visiting teachers just 10 years ago, Siem Reap’s yoga and holistic health scene has blossomed.

Baixa in Lisbon

Family Friendly Stay at the “Arsenal Aparment” in Lisbon

Today I wish to introduce you to the "Arsenal Apartment", a good homely vacation rental that I stumbled upon (literally), the other night as I was finishing up some star cheese (Queijo Serra da Estrela) with Douro wine in the lower Chiado area of Lisbon.

Siem Reap from the air

Flying into Siem Reap: Airlines and Destinations

Being an international tourist attraction has its advantages. Although Siem Reap is sometimes a sleepy provincial town, many flight paths lead to Angkor. Most Asian capital cities have direct connections to Siem Reap.

Pub Street in Siem Reap

A Quick Guide to Avoiding Pub Street in Siem Reap

Pub Street is also known as “Thirst Street” in some languages. The disco nights come out, the giant speakers start thumping really loudly, and the local police corral tourists into the nightly Siem Reap human zoo.

Fake real yakitori in Paris

Fake Real Japanese Restaurants and the Parisian Student

Fake real Japanese restaurants can be found all over Paris, as they are staple casual eats. In the Latin Quarter, they are concentrated around La Sorbonne University. We started eating fake real Japanese food as students, and years later, we still have our lunch breaks there!