Cambodia, Expat, Phnom Penh, Travel

Who’s gonna take you home? June 20, 2013.

moving on!
The lessons I learn in Cambodia are innumerable:

Remember to renew your visa on time.

Hold on tight to your handbag.

Don’t go to the cinema on a Sunday night.

Bug spray is a necessity.

You’re probably going to get sick about once a month, nothing is seriously wrong with you; it just happens.

During rainy season, you have to plan lightly and have a fluid schedule.

Drink lots of fresh coconuts to avoid dehydration.

Settle your tuk tuk price before getting to your destination.

Never go into the Walkabout.

The newest lesson, hard learned per usual, is what not to do and more importantly what to do when renting property.

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Cambodia, Expat, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel

Apartment. June 5, 2013.

CALM

I’m a bit shocked.

A bit nauseated, a bit jittery, and all sorts of excited- much like I’ve drunk too many espressos.

The reasoning for this is we finally, (sigh) finally found an apartment.

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Cambodia, Fashion, Food, Music, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel, United States

So This is the New Year. Written January 19th, 2013.

I sit here in an extremely air conditioned room, filled with deep dark cherry wood, Egyptian cotton bedding, the sounds of garden parties filtering through the window, the faint smell of coconut rolls and green apples in the air. The soft lights illuminate my surroundings perfectly and Jesse Morrow croons from my laptop as I type. I write from Le Meridien Hotel in Siem Reap, a delightful and unexpected getaway mixed with some business and a lot of leisure.

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