If you often have transactions online, ie. you work as a freelancer, you blog, or you just enjoy shopping online, you most probably have encountered Paypal. It’s a service that allows you to pay or be paid online, using bank accounts, credit/debit cards or your Paypal account balance without sharing your financial information. I often […]
When you say handmade Belgian chocolates, you won’t immediately think of Cambodia as the place to find it. In fact, I sometimes get irked when friends and relatives who haven’t been here ask me what is to find here when they know Cambodia is still so behind. But let me tell you, Phnom Penh might […]
I LOVE baking. I make my own breads, pastries and cakes. In fact, from an enjoyable pastime, I managed to make baking now into something that keeps me busy and an income earner. Yes, I have my own baked goodies business, but I’ll talk about that in a separate post. This will be all about […]
Phnom Penh really has come a long way. When we first visited in 2004, I remember there was only Big A grocery along Monivong and Pencil Superstore. Those were the places to go for a little ‘Western style’ shopping. And we always took cyclo to go there. Those cyclo rides were one of the most memorable things […]
Hoohah! Yup, I’m blogging about a mall. I’m going to write 500 + words about a mall. Fancy that! I am not even a mall rat! Even while living before in the Philippines where malls are just everywhere, I wasn’t into malls that much, there are even times I abhor the presence of malls as they contribute […]
I’m on the third trimester of my pregnancy already. Time really does fly, noh? I’m planning on doing a post series on being pregnant here in Phnom Penh, mostly about pre-natal care, finding a doctor, hospital etc. Soon. So far the pregnancy has been uncomplicated and after deliberating where I want to give birth, we […]
Friends and some readers ask me if there are malls here in Phnom Penh. Yes, there are malls, but not like the huge malls in neighboring countries. They usually are smallish and the goods being sold in there reminds me of those sold in 168 Mall in Manila. Bargain, and low quality items at inflated […]
There are a lot of skilled silver artisans here in Cambodia. And so there are plenty of intricately designed silver souvenirs like the one in this featured Cambodia snapshots.