Category Archives: Cambodia

Living Abroad : Spending Ramadhan in Cambodia.

Second Ramadhan in Phnom Penh.  I remembered the first time we arrived in Phnom Penh, a few months before Ramadhan took place. We had to adjust ourselves to a number of things including completing our ‘fast’ for the first time ...

Places for Good Coffee in Phnom Penh.

  For the love of coffee in Phnom Penh.  A year has gone by so quickly in this Kingdom of Wonder and it’s time I share with you good spots for coffee if you’re ever here for a visit. Of ...

Tini Tinou International Circus Festival 2015

  The Tini Tinou Circus is in town! When Bart saw the event post online that the circus would be in town, we jumped at the chance to see their performance. We’ve heard of the Cambodian circus troupe who was mostly ...

Cambodia Urban Art Festival

  Bringing Urban Art To Phnom Penh. Oh no, not another Urban Art post! It seems April is a month of murals and graffiti discovery including the ones featured at the recent Cambodia Urban Art Festival. I had missed out ...

Khmer New Year in Kep (14-16 April)

  Suosdey Chnam Thmey! A very Happy Khmer New Year to everyone whether in the Kingdom of Cambodia or abroad. This is my first time celebrating the New Year with friends visiting from Malaysia. During this time, the whole country ...

Obsessed: Street Art in Phnom Penh.

  Boeng Kak Lake used to be a beautiful fishing village place in the heart of Phnom Penh. I’ve come to know about this because I often cross the area during my ride to the old office. It was then ...

Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015

  Attending the opening ceremony of Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015.  I saw the Phnom Penh Photo Festival 2015 announcement in the Expat FB page and was happy that I was able to attend it this year. The festival was hosted ...

What it costs to live in Cambodia.

We’ve been thinking a lot about moving on to another country, putting into consideration what and how much it would take to get us there. Moving here took some time to plan, but because I’ve traveled here before, I somehow ...

Siem Reap: Catching The Tonle Sap Sunset

  The largest lake of SEA is in Cambodia. The Tonle Sap is known to be the largest freshwater lake in entire South East Asia Region, which flows down from Siem Reap to the Mekong River in Phnom Penh. On ...

Happy New Year from Cambodia!

  Suo sdey charm thmey! Happy New Year from the Kingdom of Wonder, our first time celebrating it abroad and with new found friends. It has been a quiet week here at work since we’re busy with year end events. ...

Phnom Penh: Transportation IN the City.

  So far I am loving traveling around Cambodia even though their transportation means are still under developing stage. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t many reliable transportation in the city. There are plenty but it’s wise to know what ...

A 2014 Review – Highlights of Living in Phnom Penh.

  It is now close to 7 months since I first left Kuala Lumpur for a job abroad, in Phnom Penh city of Cambodia. There were many challenges that came with the move however there were also the parts that ...

Cambodia Chameleon: We Came for the Crabs in Kep.

  A weekend in Kep. Kep is a small town located nearby the Kampot Province of Cambodia on the southwest side, and it can be reached via the local buses or taxis. Kep was once a popular beach spot before ...

My First Khmer Wedding Dinner Experience

The invitation. I’ve been seeing a lot of local weddings here in the city and secretly wanting the opportunity to attend one. So when my colleague placed a red invitation card on my desk I was excited and happy to ...

The Blue Lime, Phnom Penh

  Right smack in the city center, in an alleyway. Whenever I travel to a new city I try to find accommodation that is close to the city center so that everywhere is walking distance and convenient for food hunting. ...

Cruise The Mekong River in Phnom Penh

When is the best time to go.  Cruising on the river is one of my favorite modes of transportation in any country and I try to make it a point to experience it at least once. Phnom Penh city has ...

8 Traditional Markets To Visit In Phnom Penh

 Happy October everyone! After spending the weekends with family and friends who came to visit us in Phnom Penh, we forgot to go to our weekly market to get our groceries (yikes!). Phnom Penh has a good range of markets ...

The Bamboo Bridge of Kampong Cham In Photos

Kampong Cham is as charming as its’ name and this was the first province that we visited out of Phnom Penh. Most of the provinces here are accessible by bus and private cars despite the on-going development of its’ roads. ...

14 Places To Go On Street 178 & 19 Phnom Penh

Living here in Phnom Penh for the past 5 months gave us a lot of chances to get to know the neighborhood and recommend them to families and friends who came to visit. We live around Street 19 and Street 178 ...

Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre

Close to 3 hours ride out of Phnom Penh.  The journey to the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre was a long one and since Kevin was here for a holiday, we decided to share a tuk tuk together (among the 3 ...

Walking the Riverside In My Swimming Suit

  I was in my swimming suit. First of all, it’s not what you think. Well it was actually but you’ll just need to read to know why I did such a thing. The weekend arrived and since there’s no plan to ...

How I Spent Ramadan In Phnom Penh

  Sitting in front of the TV waiting for the Ramadan announcement on TV1 had me thinking about this moment where it would be my first time fasting abroad, without the presence family and friends back home. I felt a tinge of homesickness ...