The Happiest Pizza on Earth

The Happiest Pizza on Earth

We were in Kampot, walking around the main touristy street when I noticed a strange abundance of Italian restaurants, to be more precise – pizza restaurants.  All the menus displayed pizza and pasta and a few other Italian/Western dishes, alongside with traditional Khmer cuisine.  Every…

Southeast Asia – No Happy Endings

Southeast Asia – No Happy Endings

The only thing I love more than massages is cheap massages.  Sure, a luxurious spa with relaxing music, aromatherapy, essential oils, and a highly trained therapist who will definitely not grope you in weird places is nice.  I splurge on one every birthday.  But it…

Cambodia and Thailand – Us vs. Monkeys of the World

Cambodia and Thailand – Us vs. Monkeys of the World

Everywhere in Cambodia, whether it’s the temples of Angkor, or the caves of Kampot, or the countryside of Battambang, if you see tourists gathering with cameras while the locals are rolling their eyes, it can only mean one thing – monkeys.  Macaques are cute and…

Cambodia – How to Cross the Street and Live

Cambodia – How to Cross the Street and Live

On our first morning in Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh, we were standing on the corner of a busy intersection, unsure of how to cross.  The interweaving flow of scooters, bicycles, motorcycles, cars, tuk-tuks, and occasional trucks never slowed and never stopped.   There were no…