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
Health & Safety
Despite being one of the most important, health and safety in Cambodia is often easily overlooked for expats planning their move. In this section we review Cambodian gyms so you can stay fit, keep you up-to-date on safety issues, and help you stay healthy with doctor and dentist reviews.
You’ve requested more Phnom Penh gym reviews, and I’m here to deliver. When I first moved to Phnom Penh I joined the gym at the Great Duke (formerly the Intercontinental Hotel). The Great Duke gym is seriously underrated and probably Phnom … Continue reading
Information about abortion can be difficult to come by in Cambodia, especially for expats. Here’s what you need to know. Abortions are legal in Cambodia up to 12 weeks of pregnancy. After that, abortions are allowed if the pregnancy is … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I suffered through dengue fever…again. This is either the second or third time I’ve had the virus in Cambodia, and I’m sharing my experiences here both to garner sympathy and as a cautionary tale. Every time … Continue reading
Siem Reap isn’t known for its fitness scene, but more and more gyms are popping up all of the time, and there’s a range of options to appeal to just about anyone. In this post we’ll cover the best gyms … Continue reading
Whether you’re a short-term expat or just visiting, having travel insurance in Cambodia is crucial. (Long-term expat? More info on health insurance here). If you’ve read my friend’s horror story, you’re probably already convinced. If not, read on. Here’s why … Continue reading