Chris Smith

ABOUTAsia Schools is ABOUTAsia's subsidiary charity. Chris Smith now runs ABOUTAsia Schools which was jointly founded by Andy Booth at the same time as ABOUTAsia Travel. In brief, the charity was established to assist the poorest children of Siem Reap province with education opportunities by providing volunteers, materials, uniforms and ad-hoc support to a growing number of schools within the province -

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    Chris has travelled to or lived in no fewer than 98 countries, saving the best until last. A 30 year career with Unilever facilitated a great part of this global expedition, as did a simple inherent love of travel, people and culture. Now Chris has chosen Cambodia to live and work permanently, Singapore (because of the food), came a close second though.

    Why Cambodia?

    "Having promised myself one more adventure, I find myself 2 years later in Cambodia, having realized this country is indeed like no other. The charm, the modesty ,the innocence are just part of what makes Cambodia unique. People are so anxious to please, hungry for knowledge and want so much to make friends with foreigners. No doubt the country is changing in this age of Ipods, computers and Lexus' but Cambodia remains a very special place for me."


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    Cambodia travel information and Angkor Wat tour specialists ABOUTAsia are based in Siem Reap just 4km from Angkor Wat. At the heart of the organisation is a guiding research centre providing Cambodia vacation advice and industry leading tours planning.


    Peerless service standards and local positioning have made us the tour operator of choice by international luxury travel groups and discerning independent travellers to Angkor Wat, Cambodia and Southeast Asia.

    For information about the ABOUTAsia team contact ABOUTAsia Travel