What a wonderful adventure life is!
Fifteen years ago when I first visited Southeast Asia, I could never have imagined the amazing journey I would go on; and now, another exciting chapter is being written and the adventure continues...… CONTINUE READING »
Sometimes, the stress of everyday life and the state of the world leaves us thirsting for serenity. Fortunately, it can be found if you just know where to get away to.… CONTINUE READING »
Journeys Within founder and CEO discusses handing over the Southeast Asia ground operations businesses to the local staff who have managed them.… CONTINUE READING »
Here at Journeys Within, we are always excited to meet the new staff at our sister non-profit, Journeys Within Our Community, and share a little about them with our travelers who might pay them a visit on their next stop in Siem Reap. And we're especially excited to introduce Aklile Mekuria, JWOC's new Communications Manager, who comes to the organization with an interesting CV from around the world...… CONTINUE READING »
By Jay Austin
Khmer Shadow Theatre is an ancient art-form known locally as Lakhaon Nang Sbek which sees a troupe of highly trained puppeteers performing multiple roles in a show, using hand-crafted leather puppets. The more traditional shows tell the stories of ancient folk tales by silhouettes and are available in varying levels of quality throughout Cambodia’s tourism centers.
Bambu Stage performers have spent the better part of 12 months working with their own troupe of young Khmer artists. These shows highlight the traditional, ancient art forms while telling modern-day Cambodian stories.… CONTINUE READING »