Phnom Penh’s changing faster than I can keep up, so I’ve given this post a well-deserved update. Remembering a time when Phnom Penh didn’t have a “proper” movie theater makes me sound like an old-fogey, reminiscing about the days gone … Continue reading
Author Archives: Lina
About LinaLina Goldberg is a writer who splits her time between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. She is the author of "Move to Cambodia: A guide to living and working in the Kingdom of Wonder." Lina has also contributed to publications including Lonely Planet, CNN Travel, Wall Street Journal, VICE, South China Morning Post and BBC Travel. She originally came to Cambodia on a three-month fellowship in 2010, and after falling in love with the country, decided to make it her home.
By Robyn Eckhardt Smoky chicken sate plucked from a grill and dipped in sweet-spicy peanut sauce in a Jakarta alley. Steamed ground rice and jaggery cakes eaten from a banana leaf on a street corner in Penang. A mound of … Continue reading
This month the 2018 Cambodia Gay Pride week is set to be better than ever, with a weekend packed with events in Siem Reap leading into a week of celebrations in Phnom Penh. The 2018 10-day event will celebrate the LGBTQ+ … Continue reading
For the first year ever, Siem Reap will be hosting its own sensational pride line-up of events and festivities, kicking off the 10-day Cambodia Gay Pride 2018. If you’ve been looking for an excuse to visit Siem Reap, this is … Continue reading
Look around and you’ll see Cambodian New Year, Bon Chol Chhnam Thmei, being celebrated around the country. The holiday, also called Khmer New Year, is Cambodia’s most important, bringing the country to a near standstill as city residents head home to the … Continue reading
Giant Ibis night bus at a glance… Price: $15 Schedule: 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Time: 6 to 7 hours Buy tickets online Over the years, I’ve taken more Giant Ibis night bus journeys than I care to admit. When … Continue reading