Tag Archives: Phnom Penh


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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Glenn Wool at Comedy Club Cambodia Review Plus Interview

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Some of you may recall my first review of a Glenn Wool comedy presentation, done last year when Mr. Wool visited the Kingdom of Wonder for the first time. I use the term “review” loosely when describing that particular piece…

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Happy Balloons in Phnom Penh

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Top Banana and Blue Dog guesthouses in Phnom Penh now sell “happy balloons” at the enterprising price of $2 each. The balloons are full of Nitrous Oxide – classically known as laughing gas and colloquially dubbed “hippy crack” because of…

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7 Ways Cambodia Can Solve its Foreign Dude Problem

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Oh crap, it happened again. Just yesterday, Cambodian police announced that they are searching for a 48 year-old British man in connection with the presumed murder of a Cambodian woman. Apparently, the suspect fled his hotel in quite a haste…

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British Man Sought for Murder of Phnom Penh Woman

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Monday, 30 December 2013 2:42 pm Phnom Penh: The body of a Cambodian woman was discovered under the bed of a room at the Bolina Palace Hotel, located at 8 – 9 -10 B, Street 154, Psar Tmey 3 Commune,…

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Frenchman Bashed and Gashed with Beer Bottle in Street Robbery

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Phnom Penh -A Frenchman (បុរសជនជាតិបារាំង) returning home from a Panda Mart convenience store was badly injured when 2 thieves on a motorbike grabbed the beer he had purchased and used it as a weapon to rob him of his wallet….

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A Festive Round Robin from Battambang to Phnom Penh

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Greetings from Battambang, Big Sister Yes, it’s been a while since we were last in touch, but seeing as we are both becoming more ‘westernized’, and, as they say it’s ‘the season’, I thought I’d write you a short summary…

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Shaven-headed Australian Expat Arrested in Phnom Penh

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Tuol Kork and Daun Penh military police arrested an Australian man, a មេខ្លោង (kingpin) known for supplying drugs to the expat community along the riverside in Phnom Penh. -The arrest was made at 10:00 am on the 20th December, 2013,…

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Waiting For Go…….

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The day is already hot, the air a humid mix of dust and engine fumes billowing from an array of mottos, 4 wheel drives, buses and ropey delivery trucks. They wait in the shadow of tall glass towers, squatting patiently,…

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Surviving Minor Motorbike Accidents in Phnom Penh

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If you regularly ride around Phnom Penh on a motorbike the unfortunate truth is that your likelihood of being involved in some form of accident at one point or another is reasonably high. However, there are a few simple ways…

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