Culinary Cambodia: Siem Reap Food Tour

The spectacular ruins of Angkor Wat may be the main draw for visitors to Cambodia, but the historic temples, tropical beaches and colourful markets are all worth the visit too. And then there’s the food. Khmer cuisine is akin to Thai and Vietnamese, sharing the same flavour profile, but combined in different and surprising ways….

3 Days in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The city by the Rio Plata is filled with the grandeur of European buildings, the hectic bustle of Calle Florida, the sensual rhythms of tango, the cobblestones of San Telmo and the bright colours of La Boca. Buenos Aires weaves a potent spell, but it is the porteños of Buenos Aires– their warmth, passion and…

Keeping Clean on Kilimanjaro

One of the biggest misgivings I had when I first set my heart on climbing Kilimanjaro was the question of cleanliness. Never a natural outdoorswoman, I came late to the joys of the great outdoors and while I love day hikes, I was a relative noob at multi day camping. Climbing Kilimanjaro on the Rongai…

Climbing Kilimanjaro: The Rongai Route

When I first started thinking about climbing Kilimanjaro, the logistics of even just getting started seemed difficult enough. There was so much to think about – the best time to climb, which operator to choose, how to train, what I should wear, which route I should choose to ascend to Africa’s highest peak? I’d previously…

See more of British Columbia this summer

The summer may be winding down, but your holiday is only beginning. If you want to see as much of British Columbia as possible, don’t consider flying to a remote local or relying on public transportation to get you from city to city. That’s no way to see the province, especially when you have your…

Travelling to Cuba independently

Cuba is arguably the hottest destination in the world right now, with many making plans for travelling to Cuba. The country has always exerted a magnetic pull and never more than now, with the thawing relations with the U.S., many are putting Cuba at the top of their travel lists. Obama’s recent visit to the…

Top 5 places to eat in Stone Town, Zanzibar

Zanzibari cuisine is a wonderful mish mash of cuisines, reflecting the melting pot of cultures that make up this semi autonomous island off the coast of Tanzania. There are curries laced with exotic spices, grilled meats and seafood, Zanzibari pizza – the choices are endless and mouthwatering. Here are my top 5 places to eat…