Tag: Phnom Penh

Must-See Places in Phnom Penh

Must-See Places in Phnom Penh

Cambodia’s capital can be considered an assault on the senses. Once considered the “Pearl of Asia”, the image of Phnom Penh was tarnished by the genocide committed by Pol Pot. But the city has risen from its ashes and is well on its way to […]

Toul Sleng: The Nightmare That Was Khmer Rouge

Toul Sleng: The Nightmare That Was Khmer Rouge

When genocide is discussed, Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge in Cambodia are always on top of the list. I am a person who loves history and every time I travel I make it a point to visit historical sites. Toul Sleng has […]

A Taste of Cambodian Cuisine

A Taste of Cambodian Cuisine

For me, getting to know a country, its people and its culture also means trying out the local food. So, I am posting the photos of all the many dishes i have tried on my last trip to Cambodia.

Spiders, Insects, Grasshoppers, chicks
A woman selling spiders, grasshoppers, chicks and other insects by the road. Fancy a taste?
Chili chicken
Chili chicken
A version of spring rolls
A version of spring rolls
vegetables,tomato
Ready for some cooking?
ingredients
Time to please a hungry stomach
Beef Lok Lak
Beef Lok Lak, everyone’s favorite in Cambodia
Fish
Fish!
Spring rolls, soup
Another version of spring rolls and soup with coconut
Phnom Penh: The Other Side of Cambodia

Phnom Penh: The Other Side of Cambodia

Cambodia is a country which is most popular for its ancient structures called Angkor Wat. After being featured in Angelina Jolie’s movie, Tomb Raider, it has gained worldwide popularity. The movie was not very good but the location they have chosen for it was spectacularly […]

The Khmer Empire

The Khmer Empire

Here are more photos taken during my trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap.