Chewy beef and tender noodles are merely supporting cast; the star is the sauce, lightly laced with chilli spice and fortified with Cambodia’s renowned hot Kampot pepper. $US6.25 small (I’ve been overeating) at Phnom Penh’s TiNAT Restaurant (a “premium...
Great to see so many cyclos back on the streets of Phnom Penh. They’re everywhere, carrying mostly elderly Cambodians – and couriering freight! No longer just catering to tour groups. And so much better for the environment than tuk...
An easy read (about a rough trip ). My latest column in Asian Journeys magazine. Please enjoy: https://asianjourneys.com.sg/eMagazine/singapore/2019-02-01/page-1#book/ The post Don’t blame the angry gecko of Cambodia appeared first on HaxTrax.
Every item ever used, being used, or ever to be used, is surely in this market. U think you’ve seen markets? Ha! Not until u visit Phnom Penh’s Orussey Market. Unimaginable.  It’s mostly wholesale.  This is where they buy...
Chicken tikka masala: like all food in Cambodia, this ubiquitous Indian (or originally Scottish??) curry-yoghurt dish is simple and delicious. With a crunchy salad – and all that naan bread. I scoffed the lot, hehe. US$4 lunch special, Cyclo...

Spicy but pricy

These guys have come a long way just to sit in a mini-mart fridge in Cambodia. So I try the “Chicken Spicy” number and it’s OK. $US3 a bit pricy tho – and the parlous US-AUD exchange rate’s hard...

Trotters treat

Pig Feet Rice: today’s culinary adventure, in Phnom Penh (apologies to my vegan friends). Braised Chinese style, the pork is mostly succulent skin, soft sinew and bones – expect a lot of “sticky finger work” – in a reduced...
If you don’t have a motorbike license back home,your insurance might not cover you if you have an accident abroad. Eirik Skarstein Over the past year, Australians took almost 11 million international trips. We’re among the world’s leading international travellers on a per-capita...
Grey nomads are champions of a radical type of portable urbanism as they travel to far-flung places like Lake Ballard in Western Australia. Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia,Author provided Every other year, retired couple Jorg and Jan journey some...
Everyone loves a little getaway every once in a while. Having time away from your stressful work, annoying neighbors and the noisy city life is always nice. If you want a magical holiday getaway, then you seriously need to...