AJ Ragasa Photography

I can’t be sure if it’s the glowing orb of a moon hanging in the sky like a bowl of gold, Barcelona radio playing in the background, skimming through my amazing nephew’s recent travel photos (Luke Mattson), or being surrounded by moving boxes again that has me feeling overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with gratitude, overwhelmed with wonder, overwhelmed with questions, overwhelmed with histrionics, overwhelmed with my surprising ability to be so surprisingly present in the simple moment of now.

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Cambodia, Expat, lifestyle, Personal, Phnom Penh, Travel

The Best Coast.


I’m sitting at my wonderful desk with my Panpuri diffuser wafting lemongrass into the air, the kittens are making their rounds about the apartment- mewing here and pawing there- and rapid fire video game noises and cliché phrases are overtaking the living room thanks to Call of Duty. There isn’t anything all that out of the ordinary. The smells are the same, the sounds are generally the same (although the headphones are about to go on for some Lana for some, you guessed it, West Coast)- but the general aura is different. How come?

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Cambodia, Expat, Fashion, lifestyle, Phnom Penh, Travel

TEMPER in The Charming City


TEMPER is now available for special order in Phnom Penh! If something shiny catches your eye, send us a note at with your order. Orders will be placed the first week of each month, so submit your order before the 5th to get your glimmer on. Orders typically take 2 weeks for completion & payment will be arranged upon receiving the order.

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United States

The Summer of ’12

Thank you Adrian Jon Ragasa for sharing these photos from The Rolling Huts in Methow Valley this past Summer.

Cambodia, Personal, United States

Shouts to my Washington Lovers.

There is nothing like getting a group Skype chat from the loveliest back from home. They’ve taken to a yearly tradition we usually reserved for New Years Eve and gone to Seabrook, a gorgeous little seaside town on the Washington Coast. Although I’ve missed them this year, I’m so glad they’ve kept the dream alive and continue on with the Seabrook way. Be jealous, because they’re my friends.

Miss you dearly my babies, get your buns to Cambodia.

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

Photo Roll #7

Cambodia, Food, Music, Personal, Travel

Otres. December 1, 2012.

I’m like the Grimm of vacations.

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Fashion, Music, Personal, United States

It’s been now a year since I started shooting the lifestyle videos with Jesse Morrow for Live to Love Apparel.

I’ll always feel my heart swell when I watch these.

<p><a href=”″>Live to Love – Winter Line Promo</a> from <a href=””>Jesse Morrow</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

<p><a href=”″>Live To Love – Spring</a> from <a href=””>Jesse Morrow</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

<p><a href=”″>Live to Love Apparel Summer Lifestyle Video</a> from <a href=””>Jesse Morrow</a> on <a href=””>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>