Angkor Wat: a true wonder

“It never normally rains at this time of year sir, perhaps you’d like to buy a poncho?” It wasn’t meant to be like this. I had planned the ultimate Instagram photo and it involved a 3:45am alarm and the sun rising above the main temple at Angkor with me snapping away whilst elbowing the other […]

Read More Angkor Wat: a true wonder

Cambodia’s Fake Orphanages: The Dark Side of Voluntourism

This new documentary gives another insight in to the dangers of orphanage volunteering, focusing on Cambodia. The number of orphans in the country has┬áreduced in recent years but the numbers of orphanages, particularly in tourist areas, has shot up. These are often funded by well-meaning international volunteers and have created a commodity of spending time […]

Read More Cambodia’s Fake Orphanages: The Dark Side of Voluntourism