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Mark and Anna, Sept. 30//Oct. 1

I keep waking up in the middle of the night. Sometimes from the acid ravaging my esophagus from some annoying ailment, sometimes from the jet lag that sits heavy on my eyelids at two in the afternoon and pries them awake at four in the morning. I tell myself that first thing in the morning, I will finally compile all of the golden thoughts and sparkling experiences- and predictably, this will vanishes as soon as the sun’s morning rays streak through the window. But after fingers fluttering around my neck and keyboard and apartment for several days, it’s time to write of the past two weeks. My past two weeks in Australia. Our past two weeks in Australia.

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“The city’s top 30 dining deals for budget gourmands”



My friend Chad sent me this link this morning to The Phnom Penh Post’s 7 Days section of their site for “The city’s top 30 dining deals for budget gourmands” , saying it “seems up your alley“, which he was indeed correct about.

The title of the post speaks for itself, but it’s a long list of delectable spots to check out when your purse strings are tight-or when you just feel like doing a little exploring outside of your favorite haunts.

I’ve only managed 13 of the spots on the line-up-but with the help of this little beaut of a guide I’ve got my eyes set on some Chive Cakes on Street 178.