Artisans d’Angkor

Artisans d’Angkor was another highlight from my trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia. It is one of the many social enterprises in Cambodia. Here, locals are trained in the crafts of painting, stone and wood carving, silk weaving, lacquering and silver plating using traditional Khmer techniques. Artisans are paid with above-average wages and medical benefits. “The…

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Angkor Wat

I’ve recently visited Siem Reap, Cambodia, and the Angkor Wat was not to be missed. Having arisen at 4am to make it to the airport for the 6.30am the day before, I wasn’t too excited to have to wake up at 4am again the next day to leave for the Angkor Wat at 5am, but…

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