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My Tuktuk Diaries: A very rainy, floody night in Phnom Penh

My Tuktuk Diaries: A very rainy, floody night in Phnom Penh

When it rains in Phnom Penh, gosh, there is water everywhere! Phnom Penh is transformed into a water world and the whole city is thrown into massive traffic chaos. Here’s a few snapshots that I took tonight as I rode a tuktuk back home. The […]

Ring-a-ling! Wedding bells are ringing.

Ring-a-ling! Wedding bells are ringing.

I’m back. Finally, I found some time to come up for fresh air and post an update. My younger brother is getting married in December and I’m really happy for him. I still remember when we were kids waking up in the morning earlier than […]

Oh happy days…

Oh happy days…

Enough of the ranting. Time to move on and forget about this vexation to my spirit. I’m happy. Oh yes, happy days are here indeed. Today I will be traveling (again) to Prey Veng province for some fieldwork for four days. Before I leave, here’s […]

Chul Chhnam Thmey/New Year in Cambodia

Chul Chhnam Thmey/New Year in Cambodia

Suosdei Chhnam Thmey! Khmer New Year is here once again, and the celebration lasts for three days. This year, according to my officemate Bora, my constant source of inside information, the New Year starts at 12:40pm of the first day of the New Year celebration […]

Babae… Mabuhay Ka!

Babae… Mabuhay Ka!

*** Today we celebrate again the international women’s day in Cambodia. I wasn’t aware of any national activities celebrating this, but in Chambok Commune, Kompong Speu province, a group of local women members of Mlup Baitong’s Gender and Environment Project banded together and celebrated this […]

Jake-zilla in town!!!

Jake-zilla in town!!!

No amount of going out and dining out can erase the blues. So I just hang out with Fe-pie and agent Jk. At 8months old, agent Jk is already taking baby steps towards… independence. Above, he’s seen standing on his own with only a few […]