Posts Tagged "Cambodia"


Our time in South East Asia is almost over. We feel very blessed to have been able to travel in this amazing continent for the past five months. We have had many special experiences and made many connections with people who will remain friends forever, and during our travels visited Bali, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Our Family’s Favorite Things in Asia I have asked the family to all contribute to...

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We visited 3 places in Cambodia.  We started in Siem Reap after making an overland journey from Thailand.  The next place was Battambang only a 3 hour ride west of Siem Reap and we finished off our tour of Cambodia in the capital Phnom Penh. Battambang pleasantly surprised us.  It was not on our original list of places to visit in Cambodia but as we just come from Thailand we decided to forgo Sihanoukville and Koh Rong for Battambang....

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I cooked everyday when we lived in a house and had everyday lives.  I miss cooking and so do my 2 daughters.  One of them even wants to be a Chef one day.  Whenever we stay in an apartment with cooking facilities she will always ask me to buy ingredients so she can make something. While walking in Battambang, Cambodia, one day I happened upon a sign outside a restaurant that advertised $10 USD cooking classes with a Khmer Chef. We had...

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The temples of Angkor Wat are one of the most impressive sites in South East Asia and covers more ground than you would anticipate from the photos that are distributed around the internet.  The complex is so large that it is almost a necessity to hire a tuk tuk driver to go around and see it all.  In many other countries, hiring a personal guide for a day would be budget busting, but in Cambodia it is very affordable and quite common...

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Entering Vietnam was a welcomed relief from the constant rush of people in China.  The moment I crossed over the border it felt as if a little bit of pressure was removed, and the South East Asia attitude began. If there is one thing I can say that is truly astonishing about this changeover, it would definitely be the food.  Vietnam (or as I have been referring to it: Vietnomnomnom) has quite possibly the tastiest food of any country...

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