My Tuol Tumpoung Fish Crawl

For a lover of fish life is good here in Cambodia where you really don’t have to go far for a good fish supper (or fish breakfast…fish lunch….fish snack ….fish cheese). Fish are literally everywhere. Even the walls in the classroom where I teach have fish posters on them and…

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Phnom Penh Restaurant Reviews: Magnolia

For the best of seven years, I had the extreme pleasure of eating extraordinary Vietnamese food most everyday, prepared by a cook (who happened to be my wife) whose knowledge of her homeland’s gastronomy was encyclopedic and her culinary skills unmatched by anyone I’ve ever known with the possible exception…

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Phnom Penh Street Stories: Part 2

A little further down Sothearos is ‘The White Building’. Not so far as it is from the PM’s house, the Royal Palace and Sofitel, it epitomizes for me the ‘us and them’ situation in Cambodia. Below is an interesting you-tube clip and summary of ‘The White Building’ ‘Built in the…

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