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Johnny Phillips ladles it out

From the Chalkboard to the Blackboard: Project Buckhunger Feeds Street Kids in Cambodia

By: Gabi Yetter Not long ago, Johnny Phillips spent his days cooking lobster risotto and filet mignon for well-heeled patrons of his upscale restaurants. Today,...

Koh Kong, Cambodia

Jungle Hikes & Pristine Waterfalls in Koh Kong, Cambodia

By: Gabrielle Yetter It was the first time I’d seen leeches. In the jungle terrain of Koh Kong, there were masses of them, many of which fastened themselves onto my...

Ramon Stoppelenburg

From Zwolle to Phnom Penh – Ramon Flicks the Switch in Cambodia

By: Gabi Yetter When people come to Cambodia, they usually take a while to settle in. Not Ramon Stoppelenburg. Ramon arrived in Phnom Penh last September, found a...

Rithy and Sylvia, cross-cultural couples

Cross-Cultural Couples: Rithy and Sylvia

By: Abigail Gilbert & Emma Kwee Yes, it’s time to meet yet another cross-cultural couple! Feel free to meet the other couples featured in this series. This time...

Skulls found on the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, By: Bruno Ideriha

Cambodia’s Elusive Justice: How the Khmer Rouge Tribunal Finds Itself in a Loaded Minefield

By: Olesia Plokhii PHNOM PENH, Cambodia—Like those lush green pastures with roaming cows and floating pink water lilies in rural Cambodia, where children still lose...

Row & rows of chocolate, By: Gabi Yetter

A Chocoholic Dream in Phnom Penh

By: Gabi Yetter Before arriving in Phnom Penh, I spent a lot of time reading about the customs, history and, most importantly, the food of Cambodia. I knew about...

Pchum Ben Festival: Pagodas, Ghosts & Sticky Rice

By: Gabi Yetter This week is not about the living. It’s about the dead. It’s a 15-day celebration (culminating in the big three days this week) where Cambodians pay...

Food vendor serving noodles at Russian Market, By: Gabi Yetter

Phnom Penh Living Costs

By: Gabi Yetter In most metropolitan cities, five dollars won’t get you much. A mug of a fancy coffee drink, perhaps. Or a moderately- priced cocktail. Perhaps even...

Vann Nath in more recent years. Photo courtesy Melisa Fernandez

Victims of Khmer Rouge Worry Justice Won’t Stand Test of Time

By: Olesia Plokhii PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - As comatose Vann Nath’s lungs filled with water and family members pled for more donations to pay his $300 a day medical...

All the choice in the world in the Pencil, By: Gabi Yetter

Cambodia Living Costs: Where Milkshakes Cost More Than Bacardi!

By: Gabi Yetter In this article Gabrielle Yetter gives us  insight into living costs in Cambodia. What does a meal at a restaurant costs? And a night in a Phnom Penh...