South East Asia Adventure Part Six – Siem Reap, Cambodia

It was the fourteenth day of my ‘Big Indochina Adventure’ and I had just arrived in Siem Reap after an hour’s flight from Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. Siem Reap is home to the largest religious monument in the world, which we would be visiting the following day. It is therefore a very popular destination spot … More South East Asia Adventure Part Six – Siem Reap, Cambodia

South East Asia Adventure Part Five – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

I had just arrived into Cambodia, after a one and a half hour flight from Laos. It was the thirteenth day of my tour, and the penultimate country we would be visiting together. We flew into Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, and embarked on a tour of the city. We were met by Pidor, … More South East Asia Adventure Part Five – Phnom Penh, Cambodia

South East Asia Adventure Part Three – Leaving Thailand for Laos

It was the seventh day of my ‘Big Indochina Adventure’ and today we were crossing the border and leaving Thailand for the lesser known, but exceptionally beautiful, Laos. After a five hour bus journey to the Thai town of Chiang Khong, we took a local boat across the Mekong River, where there is a natural … More South East Asia Adventure Part Three – Leaving Thailand for Laos

South East Asia Adventure Part Two – Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai, Thailand

Kanchanaburi It was only the fourth day of my ‘Big Indochina Adventure’ and I had already soaked up some wonderful Thai experiences in Bangkok and Kanchanaburi. Today, our first stop before leaving the latter town, was to Erawan National Park. The protected national park, which costs 200 Thai Bhat for tourists to enter (just under … More South East Asia Adventure Part Two – Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai, Thailand

South East Asia Adventure Part One – Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Bangkok I had just arrived into Thailand from Goa. I caught a one hour and fifteen minute flight to Mumbai, followed by a four and a half hour flight to Bangkok. I remember there being a really tiny amount of leg room, but that I managed to sleep through most of the second flight anyway. … More South East Asia Adventure Part One – Bangkok and Kanchanaburi, Thailand