The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

A monument situated on the palace grounds. Just a short walk from the lively river-side promenade of Sisowath Quay in the heart of Phnom Penh stands the lovely Royal Palace, or Preah Barom Reachea Vaeng Chaktomuk as the Khmers know it. The palace was built in 1866 and has been occupied by the kings of […]

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect when traveling in Cambodia

Travel is glamorous only in retrospect. —Paul Theroux Every day has been an adventure in Cambodia.  From border runs to bus scams, from marvelous ruins to dirt poor villages, we’ve seen it all and we’ve only been here a few days.  I can’t possibly write about everything in just one post.  I’m just going to […]