Mulberry Boutique Hotel, Siem Reap

Whenever we travel, especially to cities we’ve never been to before, we tend to look out for more charming, boutique hotels to stay at - rather than always staying at familiar brand properties. We find that when we go for boutique hotel experiences, we are able to immerse ourselves a little better into the local culture. Especially in the case of Mulberry Boutique Hotel in Siem Reap, we found this to be so true. This charming modern boutique hotel boasts all the features of

Embassy Restaurant, Siem Reap

On our last night in Siem Reap, we were pleasantly surprised to be invited to Embassy Restaurant to dine. Rather unprepared for fine dining, we showed up to the restaurant in flip flops and casual wear. But thankfully most of the people there seemed to be in casual or semi-casual attire as well. It was the night of the Khmer New Year, and people were running around the streets, shops and hotels shooting others with water guns. So it was understandable that we showed up to

Malis, Siem Reap

During my trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia, I was determined to try a variety of Khmer dishes, which is a cuisine that is relatively uncommon in Malaysia. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I was pleasantly surprised by all the delicious food the country had to offer. At another recommendation by my hotel (Central Suite Residence), we patronised Malis Restaurant for dinner during our second night in Siem Reap. Malis Restaurant is located next door to Chanrey Tree Restaurant (anothe

Chanrey Tree, Siem Reap

The food scene in Siem Reap is developing as fast as the locale and it's nice to see gorgeous restaurants popping up with stellar offerings to match. During my short trip to Siem Reap earlier this November, I had the privilege of trying some delicious dishes at Chanrey Tree. The restaurant has a certain traditional charm, with gorgeous portrait paintings, wooden furniture and beautiful folded lotus flowers situated around the bungalow. Diners can choose to sit outside in the