I first visited Siem Reap in Cambodia in 2002 when they wasn’t a great choice of hotels. Returning in March, 2018 I discovered the Baby Elephant Hotel, and what a great choice that was. Located in a back street about a ten minute walk from the centre of Siem Reap, the Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel…

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Sitting on a point on the man-made Man Wan Island in the Malaysian city of Kuala Terengganu is the beautiful Crystal Mosque. Terengganu, of which Kuala Terengganu is the capital, is an Islamic State so religion forms a big part of everyday life here. The State of Terengganu is also oil rich, and much of…

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Located just 3 kilometres from the town of Hyden, Wave Rock is a natural geological feature which does closely resemble a massive wave that is curling over getting ready to break. Hyden is 296 kilometres east of Perth, the capital of Western Australia, and is a small rural community with a population of slightly less than…

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Located one hour’s flight from Johannesburg is the Madikwe Game Reserve, a brilliant place to get up close to some of Africa’s most impressive animals. At 75,000 hectares, Madikwe is South Africa’s fifth largest game reserve. Viewing animals in Madikwe is relatively easy thanks to Operation Phoenix, the largest translocation operation in the world which…

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