Visitors to Southeast Asia have long been attracted by the prospect of exploring the region’s markets, street stalls, and hole-in-the-wall eateries. It is with misty eyes that people reminisce about meals eaten on journeys past in towns, villages, cities, and … Continue reading
Author Archives: Pete Ford
About Pete FordPeter Ford is a freelance writer based in Phnom Penh. Since arriving in 2014 he has explored much of Cambodia, but is always on the look out for the next adventure.
Traveling in Cambodia has certainly become easier in recent years, but someone who’s trying to get anywhere in the company of a dog is often met with transport staff who shake their heads and apologetically say, “Can not, can not.” … Continue reading
Occupying swampy land about an hour outside of Phnom Penh, behind the National Army Headquarters on National Road 4 beyond Phnom Penh International Airport, the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC)—more commonly known at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal … Continue reading
Phnom Penh might not have the star draw of Angkor Wat to attract tourists, and the modest attractions of the Royal Palace, National Museum, and Khmer Rouge sites see only a fraction of the visitors that flood to Siem Reap. … Continue reading
The most southerly point of the Cardamom Mountain range, Kirirom National Park rises from the flat rice fields and mango plantations, and the natural beauty found its pine trees, mountain lakes, wildflowers, and seemingly endless vistas make the journey to … Continue reading
In a city that now contains ride-hailing apps for tuk tuks and taxis, as well as the existing motorbike taxis and tuk tuks on most street corners, the bus system is still a welcome addition. Phnom Penh’s public bus system … Continue reading