Wats and More in Bangkok

So, a foreword, using my fairly ignorant knowledge; in South East Asia, Wat’s are generally temples of worship that follow Buddhism or Hinduism practices. The sites usually house images of Buddha. To visit one, appropriate clothing must be worn (knees, shoulders and chest covered) and respectful behaviour must be undertaken. The temples are very beautiful…

Rainy Beach Adventures

The last two weeks (two weeks’ish), I’ve spent down in the south of Cambodia in Sihanoukville, the official beach area for tourists (apart from Kampot. In fact, Kampot is reputed to be much nicer, but I don’t know because I never made it there). Of course, it’s wet season in Cambodia and so far this…

Last Day at CRDT

As predicted, by the time Friday rolled around, I had most definitely run out of work to do at CRDT. I think this is probably a combination of only working for a corporate organisation for such a short time (5 weeks) and the different perspectives about how long a task should take to complete. Consequently,…

Cafe Culture

Cambodia is full to bursting with NGO’s (non-government organisations). In fact, The Diplomat quoted in an article in 2013 that Cambodia had the most NGO’s in the world, second only to Rwanda. Quite a few of recommended eateries in Phnom Penh are NGO cafes. They’re usually filled with tourists and expats. So, I’ve compiled yet…