She resisted cooking Indonesian food initially because of the lack of authentic ingredients in the Swiss town where she had taken up residence. But cravings for spicy home cooked meals eventually led her back to the kitchen, where she found ways to make do with whatever ingredients she could find.
Charity tourism is one way to share the benefits of thriving tourism industry to impoverished locals. But how do you make sure you’re not being ripped off? Our contributor who recently traveled to Cambodia shared his strategy.