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That day was her only one off that month, and she wanted to go to Kandal to see her family.

It wasn’t often that she got to see them. She was born in a village and grew up farming and fishing, but she …

ChickenTempura

Ko Ko Ro Japanese Restaurant
Sushi, Sashimi, Teriyaki, Sake, all the usual eats and Japanese treats.

18 Sihanouk Boulevard, Phnom Penh.
(Southside of the road, East of Norodom Boulevard, West of Sothearos Boulevard)
11:00 to 14:00; 17:30 to 21:00

After rather too many beers at DV8, followed by a …

arch2

Phnom Penh actually has a design. This is uncommon among cities. They either grew organically and haphazardly, streets added in every direction as needed, or, as is typical of much of America, they are grids strictly oriented to the points of the compass. There …

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During the three years at my former school, I found trends in employing people from different parts of the globe. It certainly led me to have preferences for different nationalities. I thought I would share with all who want to read this how nations …

flanag

I still remember my mother’s response the first time I told her I was visiting Cambodia about four years ago. She paused for a few seconds and then asked, “Isn’t that where they go to have sex with little boys?”

I don’t know exactly …

Dog riding

A recent traveler in Vietnam had this to say: ‘I’d love to eat dog, if for no other reason than to annoy all those dog lovers for whom the welfare of their pooch is more important than the welfare of their fellow man.’

I …

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Tasanh Market in the clean early December morning light was a disorderly place with hyena like dogs trotting through piles of rubbish and chubby, greasy faced children wrapped up well in colourful nylon jackets. As we picked at bai suh ch’rook breakfasts fortifying us for a ride out to see waterfalls and on …

koh dach

Now that we’re in the heart of the hot season, you often long for a weekend at the beach, where the heat doesn’t soak your shirt with sweat and make you sticky and uncomfortable, but where you can bask in the hot sun …

funeral

I’m curious about how many expats plan to live the rest of their lives (in other words, die) in Cambodia. I’m not asking if you’re a “deathpat” who is intentionally or at least recklessly drinking, drugging or whoring yourself to imminent death.

It’s just that …