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The Klling Fields Blog Post

The Killing Fields and Genocide Museum

Last Update: November 2019 On my first visit to Cambodia in 2008 I knew little to nothing about the shocking events that had happened here. Sure, I had heard about the killing fields and Khmer Rouge, but no details. As it turned out I wasn’t prepared and the whole thing caught me completely off guard.…
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Ongoing construction in Phnom Penh

5 major downsides to Phnom Penh

Last Update: March 2022 Traveling to Cambodia? Check the up-to-date entry requirements here “So, are you saying that there are no downsides to Phnom Penh whatsoever?”, someone asked me after I gave my speech about why I like living in Phnom Penh. “Uhhh, of course there are”, I replied, and without any effort, 5 downsides…
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Bicycle your way to Silk Island Phnom Penh

Last Update: July 2021 Phnom Penh can be a hectic place. Sure, it’s nice to indulge in city pleasures every once in a while on your travels. However, if you live in Phnom Penh 24/7 like I did, there are times that the city can really get to you. Especially on one of those sweltering…
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Khmer Cuisine

7 Ingredients that define Khmer cuisine

Last Update: August 2020 It is often said that Cambodian cuisine, or Khmer cuisine as we say, is underrated. And it’s true, while Thai and Vietnamese food are conquering the world, Khmer cuisine is rarely heard of. When was the last time you dined in a Cambodian restaurant or picked up some Khmer food for…
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13 Must eat Cambodian foods

Last Update: September 2022 When was the last time you ate Cambodian food? Exactly, unless you’re actually in Cambodia, real Cambodian food or ‘Khmer food’ as we say is very hard to come by. Some of the flavors are similar to Vietnamese and Thai cuisine, but so many are not. Khmer cuisine definitely has its…
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Phnom Penh Foodcrawl

Phnom Penh Food Crawl

Last Update: April 2020 Hello my dear friend, I’m so excited that you decided to come and visit me here in Phnom Penh. Boy, are you in for a treat! You know that Phnom Penh was once named ‘the pearl of Asia‘ right? Well, there are many good reasons for that, it’s truly gorgeous. I…
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