Cambodia, Personal, Phnom Penh


I wanted to share, with the permission of the sender, this email I received a few days ago after posting “Adoptee”.
I am amazed and encouraged by the bravery of this person, to not only share their story with me but to also be willing to let me release it through my blog.
I am appreciative of this beacon of support, not only in my feelings but also in sharing them through my writing, and it made the world feel much smaller, closer, and in many ways-more human than it’s been feeling as I continue to read the news. It’s funny how the internet can do that, when you very least expect it. Now, the next time I feel the weight of fear, of questioning, or of doubt-I will think of this reader, who in their beautiful words affected me just as much as my post reached them.
*name changed for privacy

Snack Attack.

It’s been a hot minute since I last posted on my favorite spots in Phnom Penh. Although the pool generally stays small, there are always new places opening up, improving their crafts, and offering fresh options. I remember when I first decided to move and the numerous questions I had. Although I knew the city had a vibrant nightlife, a multitude of dining options, and plenty of bars to sip at it was difficult to know exactly where the desirable places would be.

While Cambodia Pocket Guide and Door2Door certainly helped, I was disappointed in the lack of blogs sharing information about the local gems. Maybe this will reach a questioning soul somewhere off in the wild West or one of my pals back home who have been saying they’ll come visit.

Post note: after writing the post, I found the entire thing to be about food. So there you have it.

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Cambodia, Fashion, Food, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel

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