Category Cambodia

Cambodian Children

More Than an Afternoon in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

“Hey lady, tuk-tuk?” I hear from behind me, as I power walk my way down Street 134 in Phnom Penh. It comes from a pudgy, smiling Cambodian (Khmer) man, lounging in the backseat of his tuk-tuk. I turn around with a wide smile. Smiling is instinctual for me in Cambodia – a country with the most […]

Monk at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Flavours of the Khmer

Bask in the glory of Angkor Wat before hitting Cambodia’s provincial backroads. This article originally appeared in the July 2013 issue of Bangkok 101. Read it here. Just before the sun rises over Angkor Wat, the most imposing temple at Angkor Archaeological Park, the crowds muffle their chatter. The silhouettes of its five towers against […]