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Top 39 best food in South East Asia

Top 39 Best Food in South East Asia

Last Update: September 2020 There’s a whole bunch of reasons that make me keep coming back to South East Asia, but the food is definitely high up in the list. The multitude of flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques in this part of the world is overwhelming. Over the years I tried so many dishes and…
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Where to eat in Siem Reap

Where to eat in Siem Reap

Last update: November 2019 Siem Reap is a tourist town, there’s no denying. Nearby Angkor Wat draws travelers by the millions from every corner of the world and they all stay in or around Siem Reap. Especially, the center of town can be a bit too crowded with tourists for my taste. Read: “Angkor Wat…
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Cambodia Scam

Outrageous Cambodia Scam – you won’t believe it!

Last Update: May 2020 6 minute read There’s trouble in paradise and my intention is to warn all travelers so they won’t fall for this outrageous Cambodia scam. I love Cambodia, I really do. After almost 2 years of living in this wonderful country I have come to love the people, the landscape and the…
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Things to do in Siem Reap

11 Best things to do in Siem Reap – and 5 things to skip

Last Update: November 2019 The star of Siem Reap in the Northwest of Cambodia is shining bright. And yes, it has everything to do with nearby tourist magnet Angkor Wat. Of course you came here to see the temples, but there are more things to do in Siem Reap. In fact, there’s enough to keep…
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Angkor Wat - Overrated

Angkor Wat – Over-rated!

Last Update: October 2020 5 minute read Behold the center of the ancient Khmer empire! Magnificent Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. You may think that Angkor Wat is one of the 7 world wonders. Well, it’s not, but it sure is impressive. It’s also over-rated. Save this article for later. Click…
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Klling fields and Genocide Museum

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: December 2019 “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 to Phnom Penh came to mind instantly. Save this…
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Bicycle your way to Silk Island Phnom Penh

Last Update: August 2020 5 min read 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…
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Khmer Cuisine

7 Ingredients that define Khmer cuisine

Last Update: August 2020 5 min read 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…
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