Siem Reap – Asia’s own ancient Greece

There is a place in Cambodia that rivals the beauty of the ancient Greek ruins. Lara Croft, the Tomb Raider has already been there – have you? Text & Photos by Jennifer Ellson Recognize this photo from Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, the movie? If you’ve seen the film, yes, the monkeys were modeled after these primates […]

Goin’ bananas in Asia

When it comes to desserts, Southeast Asia has gone bananas! Text and Photo by Jennifer Ellson Gallivanting around Southeast Asia has taught me that despite their different languages, religions and cultures, the Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia and most Asian countries near the equator share this common trait: they love their dolce banana!

The other side of Cebu Island, Philippines

You probably know the glitzy side with its swanky beaches and immaculate golf courses. Now, meet the other side of this Philippine island with its stunning views of coconut groves, corn plantations and private beach coves. Text by Jennifer Ellson I Photos by Amorvida Muyrong (Originally published in the Maple Leaf Times)   I caught the […]