The Bests Of 2010: Best Day, Best Scare, Best Celeb Encounter, Best Beach….

With the year nearly over and almost a year of traveling behind me, here are my “bests” of the year that was. Best Day: Venturing through the Green Canyon in Pangandaran on the southern coast of West Java with a great bunch of mates including Chris “Card” Andrade, Djoeke “The Duke” Van Dijk, Teatske “T-Dog” Van Dijk, Rosey…

Did Elton John Really Stay At A 2-Star Guesthouse In Cambodia?

The signed photo that hangs proudly at the Fancy Guesthouse. It’s the question on everyone’s lips: Did superstar Elton John stay at a 2-star guesthouse while in Cambodia a couple of years ago? According to the proud owner of the Fancy Guesthouse in downtown Phnom Penh, it most certainly was Elton John who decided to…

Roller Skating In Cambodia With The Middle Class

The redeveloped riverfront of downtown Phnom Penh. In June of this year I went back to one of my favourite cities in South East Asia, Phnom Penh. This is a city (and indeed a country) which has gone as close to Hell as any place on earth and the difference from even two years ago…