The Ramblings Of A Pessimistic Arsenal Fan


A beautiful country full of friendly, welcoming people with fantastic food, Cambodia is one of our favourite places. There are very recent horrors here, due to Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge and it shows. It is a very poor country but one which feels as if it’s getting back on its feet and hasn’t lost any of its charm and friendliness and, in Angkor Wat, has one of the world’s best preserved site of ancient temples.

Monsters, Snakes And Conmen

An encounter with a poisonous snake was the least of our worries as we battled against the expert conmen of South Vietnam. And lost. It wasn't our first battle of the week, the traffic in Saigon proving more than a small challenge.

Phnom Penh And Kep

The harrowing evidence of the rule of the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh is followed by some R&R in Kep.

Five Days In Siem Reap

At the end of a fascinating journey up river to Siem Reap, we visit the ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat and meet the King Of Cambodia! Sort of.

Cambodian Kidnaps In The Snow

Our first border crossing - and my, was it an eventful one!