Author Archives: Jack Bartholomew

Connecting Countries – Thailand

Thailand is Asia’s main transportation hub with the largest airport in the region. More than 30 million travelers go to Thailand each year to enjoy its wonders. Thailand is the perfect jump off to visit other countries in the region and is almost uniquely places to do so overland. Laos – Thailand and Laos are […]

The most awesome books recommend to travelers in Laos

There are rarely people in the Western World that decide to spend their holidays in Laos only. Laos is still a country that most people add on to their travels in Thailand, Vietnam or combine it with Cambodia. And most of them spend not enough time to get to know the real Laos, away from […]

5 most ‘Instagrammable’ sites in the beautiful Vietnam

Some simply love taking photos more than others, the joy of finding a new location or setting is so special. We get it and we’ve got you covered. So when you travel to Vietnam, there will not be a lack of camera-ready location ever. Danang – Hoi An These two beautiful cities are amongst the […]

Paradise? Completed it mate!

Commonly referred to as “unspoiled paradise on earth,” El Nido is superior in its offerings of beauty, crystal clear water and palm tree lined beaches. Eager to explore back in 2014, I landed in Puerto Princesa and jumped in a van heading North to El Nido. El Nido town and Corong Corong is fairly small, […]

3 Ways to travel around Cambodia

There are many ways to get from one place to the other in Cambodia: by airplane, by private car, bus or other transportation. Flying between cities is a not so expensive and popular option among visitors, while private cars provide the most comfortable and convenient mode of transportation. Other travel options, such as boats and […]

Special Architecture in Cambodia

Most cherished buildings were destroyed under the Khmer Rouge, but a number of historic sites survived and remain intact. From ancient temples to extravagant palaces, Cambodia’s capital is a treasure trove of architectural wonders. Here are some architectural highlights of Cambodia’s new era of cultural identity The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda Buddhist Temple, History […]

3 books recommended to travelers when visiting Cambodia

The tourism industry is the country’s second-greatest source of hard currency after the textile industry. International visitor arrivals in 2018 topped six million, a ten-fold increase since the beginning of the 21st century.  Besides Phom Penh and Angkor Wat, other tourist destinations include Sihanoukville in the southwest which has several popular beaches and Battambang in the northwest, both of which are popular […]

Laos & Plastic in the Community

It is estimated that no less than 150 million tons of plastic is polluting the world oceans at this very moment. Around 9 Million tons are added every year and even this number is increasing by 5 percent annually. Some scientists calculate that with the current speed there will be around 900 million tons of […]

Nana’s Siem Reap – My lovely hometown

Nana house

Hello, my name is Nana, I live in Cambodia. Siem Reap Province is my home town and I love this place. It’s my favorite place in the world and I’d like to live here forever with my family. Siem Reap is easy for me and my family, we have Angkor wat and have many temples. […]