Author Archives: Alyssa

About Alyssa

Alyssa Casey moved to Cambodia from the United States in March, 2016. She grew up in a small town near Chicago but spent the previous four years living and working in Washington, D.C. She and her partner had been looking to live outside the U.S. and a combination of random factors, including her having studied eastern philosophy and religion, led them to Cambodia. Her background is in agriculture and nutrition policy, community development, and communications. She now works for a small community development NGO and in her free time enjoys seeking out live music, reading, and exploring Cambodia's beautiful country side. You can find more on her adventures in Southeast Asia here:

Phnom Penh’s best vegetarian and vegan-friendly restaurants

I often get asked if it’s easy to be vegetarian in Cambodia. In Phnom Penh, the answer is yes! The city feels like a foodie paradise as so many different restaurants and cuisines have popped up in recent years. Here’s … Continue reading

What’s new in your neighborhood: Russian Market

Phnom Penh’s Russian Market neighborhood is constantly transforming as it continues to respond to the influx of residents in search of cheaper housing and a more relaxed atmosphere than the city center. It’s easy to miss some of the many … Continue reading