The Lexus platoon, fake monks and Nagaworld: Phnom Penh’s rising

One of the first things we noticed when we arrived in Phnom Penh was the skyline – green-clad buildings with cranes on every second corner. In fact, on our corner, we have three building projects on the go – a fact we missed in the TripAdvisor reviews until after we booked. It hasn’t really been … More The Lexus platoon, fake monks and Nagaworld: Phnom Penh’s rising

The Killing Fields: Simply Heartbreaking

Phnom Penh is changing at a breakneck speed. The city feels modern, bustling and full of life. Old buildings are being renovated and new buildings are springing up on every corner. Nonetheless, the bloody and traumatic history of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime still figures prominently. The “attractions” ¬†that most tourists come to see are … More The Killing Fields: Simply Heartbreaking

Battambang: Cambodia’s kinder, gentler city

Regarded as a smaller, sleepier version of Siem Reap, Battambang is same-but-different: beautifully preserved French architecture, a river running through it, a young and growing arts scene, NGOs and social enterprises galore. It is also all about the kids. This is a collection from a local photographer that captures the spirit of Cambodia’s children. They … More Battambang: Cambodia’s kinder, gentler city