Social Enterprise Cafes in Siem Reap: Our Favourite Places to Eat for a Good Cause!

We’ve had an amazing three months in Siem Reap. Now it’s time for us to move on, but we thought we’d share one last thing about this awesome city. There are many social enterprise cafes in Siem Reap, where you can eat amazing food, and feel great because your money is going to a good cause. Here are a few of our favourites:

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Animal Aid Unlimited: Ethical Animal Encounters in Rajasthan, India

We’ve written before about the problems with animal encounter tourismΒ in Asia. But it’s not all doom and gloom. When we were in India we heard about an amazing organisation called Animal Aid Unlimited. Along with our travel buddy Callum, we hopped into a tuk-tuk and headed over to get our hands dirty and find out more about what they do.

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Bambu Hotel Battambang: A Peaceful, Eco-Friendly Retreat

Our time in Cambodia is well and truly ticking away now. We are heading to Malaysia at the start of August for the next leg of our travels. But before that we wanted to explore a little more of this fascinating country. What better way to do this than to spend a weekend in the small city of Battambang. As you know, we are always on the lookout for green and eco-friendly ways to travel, and Bambu Hotel Battambang ticked all of our boxes!

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Water-to-Go Bottle Review – Our Secret Money-Saving Weapon!

As we’ve previously mentioned, this month is Plastic Free July. From remembering to bring reusable bags, to taking a packed lunch – people all over the world are making an effort to cut down on the amount of plastic waste that our modern lifestyles produce. We thought this would be a great time to share with you our secret weapon in the fight against plastic waste. Not only that, it saves us money too! Read our Water-to-Go bottle review to find out more.

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The Hidden Cruelty of Animal Encounter Tourism: Selfies, Stress and Suffering

One of the most rewarding and exciting parts of travel is seeing exotic animals in their home countries. Many people dream of seeing an elephant, dolphin or lion. It might even be the whole reason they booked their trip. But unfortunately, animal encounter tourism has a dark side, one which is often hidden from view. Sadly many animal lovers may be unknowingly contributing to the suffering of the very animals that they have come to see.

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