ASEAN Deal Approaches

In 2020, Southeast Asian countries are set to sign a trade deal that would cover 1/3 of the world’s gross domestic product. What is ASEAN?  The Association of South East Asian Nations was formed in 1967 to promote economic growth, peace and cooperation between members, amongst other goals.  Current member States include Brueni, Cambodia, Indonesia, […]

Getting to Know Cambodia

It was nice to come across a positive article concerning the Cambodian capital city of Phnom Penh.  The travel section of CNN.com provides a perspective beyond the images of suffering experienced under the Khmer Rouge regime and describes the more modern, current situation. Using the term “cosmopolitan buzz”, the author describes a growing city with fashion […]

Asia – A Vegetarian Paradise

Expats who stick to a vegetarian lifestyle are quite familiar with the fear that comes from travelling to a new city or even just a new restaurant.   Many dining establishments will have one option, but some still remain 100% devoted to meat. Thankfully, many of our destination countries rank highly on the “Most Vegetarian Friendly” […]