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
Steven Halcrow is a chef who originally hails from Glasgow, Scotland. He is the co-founder and manager of Siem Reap Food Tours and Phnom Penh Food Tours. During his time living in Siem Reap, he learned the laborious task of how to make num banh chok noodles by hand, and now runs a Cambodian noodle stand part-time in London, when he’s not leading food tours in Siem Reap. Steven has been featured in the New York Times, Southeast Asia Globe, Vogue, and Time Out talking about Cambodian food.
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
The Physique Club, as the Hotel Cambodiana gym is called, offers great value for money with good quality equipment and facilities, all for a reasonable monthly fee. If you live in the Riverside area of town, the Physique Club is the … Continue reading
If you need a break from life in hectic Phnom Penh, Kampot provides a nice respite as life there runs at a significantly slower pace. Located two and a half hours south of the capital, Kampot is a small town … Continue reading
Located in a beautiful Khmer wooden house with a large garden area at the front where they grow fresh herbs, Mie Cafe is a small restaurant on a quiet street on the road to Angkor Wat, just five or ten … Continue reading
Angkor Muscle Gym is a cheap, local gym that sit on the banks of the Siem Reap River. At $1 for entry (including locker and towel) this is remarkable value for money. Even though the locals only pay 2000 riel, I … Continue reading