It was only after a few weeks of roaming around Northern Cambodia that I actually learned about alms-giving. I had the opportunity to ask my trusty tuk tuk driver and new found friend about the various customs that I had been observing. He explained that every morning, the Monks would walk around town in a single file line with pots draped in their linen, to allow the community to give them rice as a form of alms-giving.
Sambath was my tuk tuk driver. I met him as I was struggling to get off the rickety boat upon my arrival in Battambang, Cambodia. He started as my tour guide and eventually became my friend, as I became more and more intrigued about his life and home country.
I later learned that he is a young man who is passionately striving to improve education in Cambodia, which is a story that I just couldn’t wait to share: Read more
Forget about airplanes! Flying is often more expensive, time consuming and essentially the dull alternative to getting around Southeast Asia. Stick to land transport – it’s a money and time saver, as well as an adventure at the very least!
Here are the Best Ways to get Around Southeast Asia without Flying:
After travelling for so many years, it’s a bit difficult to single out my favourite travel memory…