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Hotels from hell

  MY room in Phnom Penh was the perfect setting for a horror movie. It was a small room at the top of the stairs, away from everyone else, dark and spartan with a...

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What you need in a travel partner

Good travel companions are elusive but once you find them, you’ll want to hold on to them. They’re a bit like underwear: they support you where necessary and help to keep everything together. They...

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Telling tall tales

IF I could have a ringgit for each time I lied when travelling, I would have a nice pile of notes by now. I have either been happily married, engaged and impatient to get...

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Why we travel

  THE steps were so steep, my neck hurt just from looking up. The Swedish guy who had passed me earlier was climbing up on all fours, his skinny arms reaching out, looking very...

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In other news…

The purpose of this post is to prove that I wasn’t lazy during my trip. I actually did some work. (No, really. Seriously). While I was travelling, I wrote a weekly column in the...