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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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21 Things To Do In Cambodia

21 Things to do in Cambodia

I feel like Cambodia is totally underrated. It’s smaller than it’s neighbours and it’s just getting back on it’s feet after a pretty hectic time with the Khmer Rouge and all. But this doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of things to do. Here is a list of  21 things to do in Cambodia – must see places […]

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The Cheapest Alcohol in the World

Tequila in Thailand

Cheap alcohol. Its one of the perks of living and travelling overseas. Even if you are living in Asia and earning a quarter of what you would back home, the booze still seems so cheap.  So where is the world’s cheapest alcohol? This post isn’t about finding the cheapest way to get as drunk as […]

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Phnom Penh – Feeling at home in the Cambodian capital

Phnom Penh

So many people had suggested Phnom Penh as being the best place for us to seek out work in the development sector (which for those of you who don’t know or don’t listen is the main purpose of this trip). But despite all the glowing recommendations for Phnom Penh, we were still leaning towards Bangkok […]

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