Category Archives: Phnom Penh

Cambodia as My ‘New Colossus’

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Tim LaRocco opines on his impending return to Cambodia as an expat I’m a New Yorker born and bred, and thus, a creature of particular routines and habits. I eat the same breakfast everyday (toasted everything bagel with an egg,…

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Did the U.S. Embassy in Cambodia Betray Murdered American William Bryan Glenn?

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Gavinmac ponders the murder of William Bryan Glenn in Cambodia and asks whether the U.S. embassy in Phnom Penh was at fault for his homicide Last week, the expatriate community in Cambodia learned of the shocking murder of an American…

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Expat Life in Hanoi and Phnom Penh: Comparisons and Contrasts

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Lauren Quinn reflects on her expat experience in two culturally distinct Indochinese cities. Two years ago, I rode the Phnom Penh-Ho Chi Minh City bus with all my worldly belongings—admittedly not much—shoved into bus’s luggage compartment. As we crept into…

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Comedy Club Cambodia with William Childress: 20th June at Equinox

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The Comedy Club Cambodia and Comedy Bookers Cambodia join forces to bring you an awesome international stand-up show set to take the roof off of Equinox on Friday June 20. Myanmar-based US comic William Childress will lead a stellar cast…

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Phnom Penh Dining Reviews: Quitapenas

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It’s hard not to have high expectations when a new restaurant is the #1 rated venue on Trip Advisor, even understanding how much of a racket Trip Advisor can be. And taking a first look at the menu at Quitapenas…

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Toul Tom Poung: Expat Dining Options Aplenty

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There’s a buzz about Toul Tom Poung these days. One by one, the often two-story timber artisan dwellings formerly housing wood workers or scooter dealers are being razed and replaced with lanky apartment buildings that are rapidly transforming the local…

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Golden Soriya, 4am Drunks and Addictive Arcade Games

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Pedro heads into the dark underbelly of the nocturnal expat scene and chances upon a weirdly addictive computer fish game Addiction is a right can of worms. Late last year, in a BBC Newsnight debate, the less cool, God bothering…

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Comedy Cambodia at Club Red, Tuesday 18th February

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The Comedy Club Cambodia has been champing at the bit for more mirth-filled moments and gallops back for its first show in the Year of the Horse. Two comedy circuit heavyweights, Johnny Candon and Dave Johns, have been booked to…

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My Interactions with the ‘Russian Market Rice Cake Lady’

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Jenny Conrad meets a grouchy vendor of tasty vegetarian street food. On a day when I’m in a rush or feel like a cheap and easy lunch, heading into the rabbit warren of the Russian Market is my default option…

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HaHaHoHo Board Game Cafe

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Jenny Conrad visits HaHaHoHo: Phnom Penh’s first Korean board game cafe. One of the latest businesses to open its doors in Toul Tom Pong, HaHaHoHo Board Game Cafe is less of a cafe than a concept. This is a place…

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