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Video time! Life in Phnom Penh

It’s been a while since we put one of these together.  Here is our latest video mash of our lives in Phnom Penh. We’ve made the transition from sweat back-packers to sweaty expats. We now live in the Penh, and both are lucky enough to work at the Cambodian Children’s Fund. But while 11am breakfasts […]

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Barn Barn – Delicious Singapore Hawker Style Food in Phnom Penh

barn barn phnom penh

So I know where I’ll be eating lunch for the next year or so.  There are plenty of places to get good food around the Russian Market area where we work – but non more delicious, cheaper or unassuming than Hainan chicken joint Barn Barn.  This little off the street eatery serves Singapore style hawker […]

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Around Our Neighbourhood – Toul Tom Poung

Toul Tom Poung

We live near Psar  Toul Tom Poung – other wise known as the Russian Market.  Most westerners (or whiteys or whatever you want to call the 20,000 expats living in Phnom Penh) seem to live in the BKK area – at least that’s where most of the NGO workers seem to reside.  The riverfront is […]

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Breakfast Oasis at Botanico Gastrobar

Gastrobar botanico phnom penh

It’s definitely time I posted about Botanico Gastrobar – I’ve made my way through most of their breakfast menu over the last couple of months.  And its became a regular stop on “Ryan and Asha’s tour of Phnom Penh” for most of our recent visitors. Behind door #9b on Street 29 (near Sihanouk boulevard – blink […]

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Travel Video: Cambodia – A Few Seconds a Day

After Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam, we finally arrived in Cambodia – the last country on our itinerary and the place were we were hoping to find jobs and settle down for a year or two. We loved Cambodia almost immediately. Before settling in to Phnom Penh and looking for work, we wanted to […]

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Restaurant Review: Yumi Brings Trendy Japanese Food to Phnom Penh

Yumi Phnom Penh Photo Picture

Yumi is a trendy little Japanese restaurant down a dark street in Phnom Penh’s expat filled suburb of BKK1.  Yumi’s appearance belies its reputation – it appears to be a simple Japanese styled bar serving bar food, but don’t be fooled, the food is fantastic.   With a small menu of clever, well executed, crowd […]

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The Best Food in South-East Asia

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After six months, 6 countries, 540 meals (a very conservative estimate) and a number of mad dashes for the loo, its time to talk about the best food in South-East Asia. The best part of travelling is eating.  I mean it.  We may not set off with this as the reason for our travels, but […]

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