Since it opened three years ago, Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap has become a critically acclaimed culinary institution, attracting patrons from all over the world. Many consider it the mecca for modern Cambodian cuisine. This is the first of … Continue reading
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About StevenSteven Halcrow is a chef who originally hails from Glasgow, Scotland. He has recently moved to Cambodia where he is spending time learning about Khmer cuisine and writing. His favorite thing about Cambodia so far is shopping for produce in the local markets around Phnom Penh.
So you’ve completed your move to a nice big Cambodian style house, and you got it for a knockdown price, but there is just one problem: it needs a bit of work done. You were braced for this before you … Continue reading
It is a widely accepted fact that the experience of moving house can be as stressful and upsetting as being pushed out of a plane or undergoing triple bypass surgery. The very thought of ripping your entire life out of … Continue reading
Petit Temple Suite & Spa, the sister hotel of Petit Villa Boutique & Spa, is located in the Wat Damnak area of Siem Reap, about a ten minute walk from the Old Market and town center. The location offers nighttime … Continue reading
It’s true that one of the appealing things about moving to Cambodia is the expat’s ability to survive in-country without learning much of the local language. But just because you can get by without learning to speak Khmer, does that … Continue reading
Update: Unfortunately, Samovar has closed. In Russia, every household traditionally had a samovar, a heated metal container used to heat water for making tea. You will find ornate versions of these teapots on every table in Samovar Restaurant, a newly … Continue reading