We Need Each Other

‘Why would you get a projector if you are sleeping on the floor? You eat rice three times a day.’ Little did I understand what was important during my first volunteering days in Cambodia. A week passed by and I found myself sleeping on the bamboo mat, eating rice three times a day and indulging…

Do Not Forget To Smile. Angkor Wat

Early morning. My tuk tuk driver picked me up before the sunrise. Big day. A day I was a guest at the very special Angkor Wat, Cambodia. It is easy to get overwhelmed in such surreal places. I like to wander. Not one of those bullet point¬†visitors. I enjoy being in places and not ‘doing’…

Royal Treatment For Food Lovers

If you are from Eastern Europe there is a dedicated space in your house for special treats in case guests come over unexpectedly. The magical place of chocolates and biscuits, liqueur fills, wine and vodka and other exquisite treats that are kept to impress your neighbours, much loved relatives and friends. If you called my…

Gratitude and Mindfulness Practice

I was very lucky to spend few weeks in an alternative education school in Thailand, where children were taught mindfulness. Their teacher was eager to encourage ¬†5-12 year olds to focus on their bodies and thoughts, friends and family. Remember when you were at school and you had a group activity? Depending on how popular…

44 Reasons to visit Cambodia

1. water lily soup 2. mountains 3. rice 4. busy streets 5. big sky 6. coconut juice 7. countless bank holidays 8. $1 opportunities 9. hospitality 10. napping 11. ice cream with bread 12. countryside 13. rice fields 14. butterflies 15. funny looking ice 16. fried banana 17. starry nights 18. beautiful women 19. fruits…