Archive for the ‘Cambodia’ Category

Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ancient Ruins of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom in Cambodia

Known as one of the most significant archaeological sites in Southeast Asia, it’s no wonder that Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom proved to be my favorite destination in Cambodia. It was easy to see that the ruins had a rich history and you’re able to gain a sense of peace while walking through the different temples. What [...]


Video: My Life in Vietnam

For the last six months, I traveled throughout Southeast Asia and lived in Vietnam. In six minutes, you’ll get to see how my life as an ex-pat was and hopefully feel inspired to do something similar. Everything from my students to new friends, to learning about a new culture and trying new food, Vietnam has had [...]

Cambodian Child

Children Workers in Southeast Asia

I remember when I got my first job at the tender age of 16, I worked hard and put all the money away in my savings account. During my stay here in Southeast Asia, I’ve come across little children working as salespeople. At first glance, I thought it was somewhat cute to see little children [...]


Conversation between me and a Cambodian Salesperson

Cambodian salespeople are relentless and never take no for an answer. Here is what a typical conversation looked like between a Cambodian salesperson and myself (insert foreign accent for full effect). Salesperson: Would you like to buy my scarf? Me: No, thanks (with friendly smile). Salesperson: Whyyyyyyyyy? Me: I don’t need it. Salesperson: You don’t [...]

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Prostitution in Cambodia

During my stay in Cambodia, specifically Phnom Penh, I painfully witnessed the prostitution of minors. When we first arrived to this city, Nick (my housemate) and I went to what we thought was a cheap guesthouse. The gentleman sitting outside, who sounded very American, was surrounded by a few Cambodian women and had told us the [...]

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