Words and picture by Fiona Campbell Hicks. Thank you to my beloved 2nd cousin by marriage, Sary, who was a Cambodian angel and hosted me when Raffles were overbooked, and guided me around the city. The amazing thing was that I didn’t know of her existence until I got to Cambodia!
A postscript: I’ve just been sent a press release for a star gazing package at La Samanna in the West Indies. http://www.lasamanna.com/web/omar/packages.jsp What a perfect experience for a honeymoon. La Samanna is one of the Orient Express hotels, so I think you can take it as read that it will be utterly fabulous, even though I haven’t […]
Wedding photography is my best love, but it’s not my only love. Too many weddings would make a girl’s work cheesy… So I am very proud of the fact that as well as being a wedding photographer I am also an occasional travel writer and photographer for Harper’s Bazaar. It’s all in line with the core mission; to […]
You might be forgiven for thinking Song Saa doesn’t exist.Floating secretly off the undeveloped coast of Koh Rong, Cambodia, it is as if your subconscious dreamt a very lovely dream and it actually came true.Upon arriving at Sihanoukville our driver spent a good while hunting for the boat before eventually handing us over to a sleek speedboat […]
There were a lot of apsaras in Cambodia, especially in the temples at Angkor Wat. This delightful lady was found looking after the lotus pools of La Residence d’Angkor, a delightful hotel that hosted me.
Today I am going to let you in on a secret. I’ve found a bargain way of staying in fabulous places! I’ve been keeping it for a while as I wanted to book my own holiday before I shared with the group. (Too generous of me, I know!)I don’t know about you, but if the […]
This was the most utterly romantic engagement shoot I think I have ever had the privilege of being part of. Maggie and Michael met me in Paris, all the way from Hong Kong to commemorate their engagement. We spent a fabulous day and night around Paris, commemorating the magical, transitory state of being engaged. Maggie […]
I am fortunate enough to work as a travel writer for many publications including Harper’s Bazaar, The Observer and The Telegraph I have had the luck to travel all over the world and work with many of the top travel companies. Of course, when you are working for the press you get special treatment so […]