About Barbara Ross

Kep, Cambodia

My Favourite Beach Town in All of Asia

I had heard rumours of delicious fresh crab, taken straight from the sea and doused in a traditional Kampot pepper sauce. So when I got the chance to visit Mr Kimley’s restaurant in the laidback beach town of Kep in southern Cambodia, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity...
Penang, Malaysia

Penang: Good Food, Low Costs And Deserted Beaches

Deserted white-sand beaches, lush jungle-covered mountains and a bustling UNESCO-listed capital…welcome to the island of Penang. I had heard that this was an island rich in tradition and culture…but it really does have to be seen to be believed. As I wandered around the bustling market streets of the capital George Town, I saw the melting-pot heritage that Penang is famous for.