Kampot’s nightlife differs from the other major Cambodian cities due to its smaller size and the laid-back nature of the town. Visitors generally care more about chilling out along the riverside or chatting with people in the numerous bars, rather … Continue reading
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About KatKat Koepnick floated to Cambodia in 2015 at the start of an odyssey that has yet to end. Ten months and nine countries turned into more than two years, the majority spent in Cambodia. Kat lives in Kampot where she works as a freelance writer, poet, and taco-making extraordinaire. Previous adventures include work as a sandwich artist, a physician’s scribe, a medical malpractice paralegal, a shoveler of horse shit (unrelated to the previous), and the breakfast queen on a Cambodian island that may actually have been Wonderland. She now spends most of her time seeking a balance between eating and not eating while trying to appease her feline overlord, Valerie.
Travelers who get the heebie-jeebies just thinking about swimming in nature need not fear when heading to Kampot. The Teuk Chhou River calls daily for bathers to seek refuge from the unrelenting Cambodian sun in its cool water, but some … Continue reading
Herbivores visiting Kampot will find it a food-lover’s paradise. The sleepy city by the river embraces the veggie lifestyle with three vegetarian-only restaurants and most eateries offering enticing plant-based options. Vegans need not fear; Kampot has you covered too with … Continue reading
Kampot is a foodie town, and that holds true even after most restaurants close — usually around 10 p.m. But fewer options and your current state of inebriation should not deter you from venturing out to satisfy those midnight munchies … Continue reading
After living in Kampot for almost a year, I’ve learned the trick to winning the hearts of Kampot’s many colorful residents begins and ends with great food. It’s no surprise, then, that Thai Fire, a new restaurant that opened at … Continue reading