About six million travelers visit Cambodia each a year to admire the world's largest religious temple complex Angkor Wat, its national parks, and the stunning white-sand beaches on the southern coast. However, behind all this beauty, hides a darker side of the country, the Cambodian war, led by the Khmer Rouge. "First They Killed My Father" is a movie based on the … [Read more...] about Should I Watch “First They Killed My Father” Before Traveling to Cambodia?
One of the most spectacular temples in Asia, if not the world, is the Angkor Wat Temple. But for a budget-conscious backpacker, the options are limited. A one-day ticket will set you back $20, and a three-day ticket is $40 (all prices in USD). Let’s be honest, most backpackers want to have it all, and in Siem Reap, you can have it all. Heading to Angkor Wat? Book … [Read more...] about Top 5 Places to Party Before Sunrise at Angkor Wat
Whether you're traveling through or a seasoned expat, you'll always crave for those places to give your taste buds a workover, a place to unwind after work, or merely a good place to get your groove on. Thankfully, Phnom Penh is full of all of those and more. Thai, Vietnamese, North Korean, Italian, French, Mexican, and Lebanese, each is an experience in … [Read more...] about Phnom Penh Travel Guide: Eating, Drinking and Going Out
The whole reason I went to University was because I knew I wanted to work and live abroad. Initially, the goal was Japan, however that changed when I realized how much more there is out there. Eventually, I decided on Cambodia, for a lot of different reasons! If you're looking at leaving your home country short or long-term, or you're simply searching for that next … [Read more...] about Living and Teaching in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
[C]ambodia is famous for its shrines, temples, the magnificent Angkor Wat and of course the tragic rule of the Khmer Rouge that decimated the country’s population. Travel to Phnom Penh, the capital, today and you’ll find a city that is in a state of transition and making its own mark on 21st century culture. Current Chic Phnom Penh is undergoing something of a … [Read more...] about Cool in Cambodia