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 development, albeit with the looming presence of corruption. Today, it... Continue Reading →
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 been on my list for a long time and I... Continue Reading →
I am advocating traveling even on a budget. I believe that you do not have to be ridiculously rich to be able to experience a different culture, see a new landscape or meet new people in a strange land. My recent trip to Cambodia with three of my closest girlfriends was unforgettable and what it... Continue Reading →
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.
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 beautiful. Since then, tourism in the country has boomed and... Continue Reading →
Angkor Wat in Siem Reap is indeed one of the most beautiful places on Earth and I just cannot get enough of it. I definitely want to go back and one of these days, I will. Here are more pictures from our trip. Angkor Wat should definitely be on everybody's bucketlist.
My first glimpse of Angkor Wat was in Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider movie. Since then, I have dreamt of one day being in Siem Reap and being in one of the most marvelous religious complexes of the ancient world. I got to realize my dream in June 2013. I went to the land of the... Continue Reading →