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My Asia I fell in love with Cambodia in 2002. I am fortunate enough to now be able to enjoy regular trips. I hope you enjoy following me and that the information is useful to some!

Trip: HCMC, Can Tho, Phu Quoc and Kampot.

There are [16] stories from my trip: HCMC, Can Tho, Phu Quoc and Kampot.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Views [429]

We arrive in KL early evening after a very hassle free Air Aisa flight. Feeling sad that we have left Cambodia but also feeling relaxed we pay the Taxi coupon stand for a taxi into the city and to our hotel “Sky Hotel”. Same as on the way over, ... Read more >

Phnom Penh

CAMBODIA | Friday, 24 Dec 2010 | Views [533]

We arrive safely in PP courtesy of Dom, National Highway No 3 has improved alot. Almost smooth the entire way and only small bits left to be done now, perhaps another month will see it completed. It took us 2 hours and   40 minutes   into Riverside ... Read more >

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CAMBODIA | Thursday, 23 Dec 2010 | Views [542]

As we know its always hard to say Goodbye, but saying Goodbye to our beloved Kampot is always hard and until we can be here a bit more permanently it will get harder. The dream is so within reach! Just a few more years and it will be real. So ... Read more >

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Dad Jokes

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | Views [861]

DAD JOKES            Ok, so coming away on this break with 15 year old son, Sam and his Dad, there are plenty of pathetic Dad jokes going around! Especially when you have travelled in a country with a currency called DONG! Where are you ... Read more >

Kampot - Days 5 - 7

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 22 Dec 2010 | Views [510]

DAY 5 – 7 in Kampot Woke up on day four to a howling wind! I immediately thought of the boys and how they were feeling!!! Eek! Met Dee and girls at the Moliden to go to the Kampot Markets. These are a great little market, nothing touristy but a ... Read more >

Kampot - Days 1 - 4

CAMBODIA | Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | Views [1180] | Comments [1]

Kampot – Days 1 – 4. As previously mentioned this is like coming home for us, as we have made friends   in this town and feel very comfortable here. Also some friends are travelling here (Sutton Family) at the same time, so feel like locals being ... Read more >


CAMBODIA | Thursday, 16 Dec 2010 | Views [541]

Welcome to Kampot YAY, YAY, YAY! We are finally here. And to those that know me and what has gone on in the last 5 months, there was an element of “Will l ever be back again”. It was a thought that only hung around for a little while, but l cannot ... Read more >

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Phu Quoc to Kampot

CAMBODIA | Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | Views [3645] | Comments [1]

I have been given information that you can now book the travel all the way through from PQ to Kampot , saving a few hassles of doing it bit by bit on your own. We booked our travel at Green Tours in Duong Dong as l couldn’t find Ha Tien travel, ... Read more >

Phu Quoc Island

VIETNAM | Wednesday, 15 Dec 2010 | Views [917] | Comments [1]

Phu   Quoc Island Our next stop is the Beach Club on PQ, a gorgeous low key, no frills resort in the sand! Phu Quoc is the reason for our Vietnam trip! When we are in Kep (Cambodia)   we watch the sun set behind this Island and we really wanted ... Read more >

Can Tho

VIETNAM | Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | Views [874]

Well here we are in the most gorgeous town, l think we have fallen in love with it! So relaxed, clean and friendly.  When first planning to come to Can Tho a lot of people said it was best done on a tour from Saigon, l could not understand this? And ... Read more >

My Thoughts on Saigon

VIETNAM | Thursday, 9 Dec 2010 | Views [641]

BUSY, BUSY, BUSY.It never really stops, just slows a little and takes off again! The shops never end, tall buildings, houses, shacks, millions of bikes, cars, bus's, people and so much noise! But also clean and very fast becoming a modern city. Central ... Read more >

Days Two, Three and Four

VIETNAM | Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | Views [675] | Comments [5]

Day two see's Bruce & Sam go off to the Cu Chi tunnels on a bus tour. Five dollars each and of course it stopped off at the regulatory lacquer and handicap shops. But they did enjoy their day, especially shooting the guns? I wandered down to the Saigon ... Read more >

The Massage, Saigon Style

VIETNAM | Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Views [1458] | Comments [4]

After a long walk this morning to the River and back, thought l deserved a massage, plus l'm still sore from falling off the stool at home a few days ago.  180,000 Dong will get you a neck, back, shoulder and foot massage, not a bad price, about 8 Australian ... Read more >

First day in Ho Chi Min City

VIETNAM | Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Views [694] | Comments [1]

Our first day in HCMC, once again Air Aisa delievered us very safely and efficently. Smooth move through the Airport, considering the hassle getting Bruce's visa (three attempts) there was no concerns and within arriving, getting visa's, through immigration, ... Read more >

Photos: Vietnam and Cambodia 2010

VIETNAM | Saturday, 4 Dec 2010 | Photo Gallery

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The Beginning

MALAYSIA | Wednesday, 3 Nov 2010 | Views [507] | Comments [2]

We left the house in the charge of the Alley Cat and set off for Gold Coast Airport. Easy check in and wait. It was well worth the extra money for the extra leg room as Sam had endless room and so did we! Meals were good and we took our own snacks so ... Read more >