Posts Tagged "Cambodia"


Last updated: 06/27/17It was my turn to get my passport stamped at the Cambodian side of the border. I hand it to the immigration officer, and he begins to flip through the pages. “Where is your Cambodian E-Visa?” I tell him I thought I only needed it to enter the country, not to exit. He rudely throws my passport across the counter, hitting me in the chest. “Get your Cambodian E-Visa printed or you can’t leave the country!” demanded...

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Last updated: 05/23/17Between 1975 and 1979, an evil dictator by the name of Pol Pot killed 25% of the Cambodian population. Driven by paranoia that the people of Cambodia was conspiring to overthrow him as their ruler, he systematically began forcing a confession out of the citizens which is followed by an execution, all in the name of treason. Today, the Genocide Museum is a grim, but important reminder of what will happen when you...

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Last updated: 05/23/17Traveling to three SE Asian countries, Philippines, Laos, and Cambodia, has been an interesting experience. Each were different in terms of cost, so my spending varied greatly. Today, I wanted to share my breakdowns. My 31 Day Philippines Spending Breakdown Staying with my relatives in the Philippines helped offset the cost of accommodation. They also paid for my sight seeing in Palawan and Sagada, allowing me to...

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Last updated: 05/25/15Our 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...

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Last updated: 04/24/15 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...

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