Take up where we left off…

It seems that the time flies too fast and that we get caught up in the swiftness of the current of life and sometimes we need to just take a moment to …breathe… inhale…exhale…repeat slowly. This is a listing of what is coming to the ‘fill-in-the-blanks” section over the past year. Some of these travels… Continue reading Take up where we left off…

Chakalaka…gets the love!

I am a local Google Guide...which means that I review and rate different places in my local community and add them to Google maps to be found by hungry and weary travelers every where. My newest statistics from Google Maps shows that Chakalaka gets a lot of love with over 3000+ views and a great… Continue reading Chakalaka…gets the love!

And…Here we go again!

Yes, we are back at Chakalaka for the wonderful breakfast buffet, and yes, my 3 desserts for brunch still stands! This time we brought our friends who were stoked to get to try the delicious offerings from hand carved ham and home made sausage to freshly made omelette, and eggs benny! And that is just… Continue reading And…Here we go again!

An interesting 6 months

Hey all... travelers, wanderers, tourists, and life vagabonds... it has been a busy and interesting 6 months. Sorry to have been off line for so long...and I know you missed me a lot! But, some times...life happens to us and we just have to do our best to deal with it. But, now I'm back… Continue reading An interesting 6 months

Three desserts for breakfast? Why not?

The Chakalaka has a breakfast buffet that is worth sinking your teeth into every Saturday and Sunday (yes, read that which ever way you like!) If you like dessert for breakfast (as I do) then you may want to try a tangy lemon square, or maybe black forest cake, or a fluffy cheesecake. If traditional… Continue reading Three desserts for breakfast? Why not?

Siem Reap Cultural Night…Food and Fun (culture)

While in Siem Reap we were treated to a fantastic cultural night which included a massive buffet dinner (all the dishes I love and a few more thrown in for good measure), and a cultural show of talented dancers. We were enthralled! The monumental building was beautiful and well...monumental.   We first enjoyed our dinner… Continue reading Siem Reap Cultural Night…Food and Fun (culture)

How do you say ‘delicious’ in four different languages?

This fantastic trip to Thailand, Laos, Viet Nam and Cambodia (Indochina Encompassed) presented many opportunities to experience different (and delicious) food. Food is so tied to culture and to our understanding of others. But, no matter where you go the mmmm and the oohhs of deliciousness sounds the same. Our G Adventures CEO (Chief Experience… Continue reading How do you say ‘delicious’ in four different languages?

Siem Reap -New Hope Restaurant (yes food!)

We stayed a few days in Siem Reap and experienced some of the most delicious food. One restaurant, New Hope, was a training restaurant for kids (who were going to school) and learning a trade. This is a G Adventures Planeterra Project that assists kids to get and education and a job! Read about it… Continue reading Siem Reap -New Hope Restaurant (yes food!)

On the Road to Siem Reap (includes big spiders and wood carvings)

Well, if anyone had told me that I would be making road side stops to visit the local insect market I may have laughed out loud. But, that is exactly what we did on the road to Siem Reap. We made a number of interesting stops but I must admit that the insect market most… Continue reading On the Road to Siem Reap (includes big spiders and wood carvings)

Ah…Amok!

It is now determined...that my favorite Cambodian food is Amok. It is delicious in it's numerous forms, fish, seafood, chicken.... A salty, yet slightly sweet, coconut and curry dish (with a hint of lemon grass) that takes advantage of fresh herbs and spices to tantalize your taste buds and keep you wanting to come back… Continue reading Ah…Amok!