Category South East Asia

Labour Day Laos Style

Today is Labour Day or International Workers Day throughout the world, a day to celebrate the lot of workers & to reflect on the fruits that their labours bring, whilst also honouring the rights of workers to divide their working day into three lots of eight hours, one for work, one for recreation and one […]

My Iconic Travel Moments – 2011 to 2019 (#1) – Cambodia

Number 1 – Cambodia with Mrs Wilbur Anybody that has been to South East Asia will instantly remember the first time that they ventured there. It is a region like no other. A culture completely alien to those of us that live in the West. A region that is completely intoxicating and leaves you wanting […]

Drip by Drip – A Drama Set In Cambodia

Cambodia Every so often you visit a country that really touches you. I do not mean that you have a great time – that is usually a given. I mean a destination that gets you thinking deeply, makes you unusually emotional and ekes a way into your very heart and soul. Cambodia is one of […]

Monday Morning Blues – Temple Lake, Cambodia

My 2015 visit to Cambodia will live long in the memory. It made such an impression on me that I set my novel ‘Drip by Drip’ there. Drip by Drip is a drama that follows Bill & Rachel Brown whose dream adventure turns into a living nightmare. It is available as a paperback or e-book […]

Drip by Drip – a drama set in Cambodia

Amazon book cover for Drip by Drip a drama set in Cambodia

Sunday Sunsets – The Mekong River in Luang Prabang, Laos

Sunset over the Mekong River, Luang Prabang, Laos

The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A-Z April Challenge – R Is For Royal Palace In Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Pagoda At The Royal Palace, Phnom Penh (scale model of Angkor Wat in front)

A-Z April Challenge – P Is For Prambanan In Indonesia

Prambanan in Indonesia

A-Z April Challenge – H is for Ha Long Bay in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay UNESCO Heritage listed Ha Long Bay is on every Vietnam visitor’s must see list nowadays and the fact that it is so close to Ha Noi makes it an easy excursion. When Hamish & I went in 1998, we decided to spend a night at Cat Ba Island to ensure we made […]

A-Z April Challenge – B For Borobudur In Indonesia

Borobudur, Indonesia