Picnic at Phnom Tamao Zoo

A relative once asked me if Khmers also like eating out. I said, yes, sure. But not the same way we Pinoys define ‘eating out’. While they do eat out in restaurants, they do it a bit differently. I’ve observed that while more and more new generation Cambodian’s are […]

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Living in Phnom Penh: Suorsdei Chanam Thmei!

or Happy Khmer New Year! You’d say, whoa! were halfway through the year and you’re just celebrating new year? Yes, my dear friends, Cambodia (as well as Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, India and Sri Lanka). You can check out this wiki article why these countries celebrate […]

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Cambodia Snapshots: Ready for Wedding Sotmon

Cambodian weddings are really elaborate and colorful. It usually takes place for at least two days and one of the most important ceremonies is the sotmon, which often happens on the first day where several monks arrive to bless the couple. The shot above is of the […]

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Farewell, King Father..

The past few days, I had been saddened by death,  while amazed, warmed and awed with the Khmer people and the depth of love and respect they have for their revered King Father, Norodom Sihanouk. At the age of 89, King Sihanouk died in Beijing, […]

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