Work work work…that’s what everyone wants to know about….so here’s a bit of a rundown so that everyone is kept up to date with what I am doing and where…Mick will have to update yáll on his own work situation which involves moving to his office space in the front of our apartment. My placement […]
Phnom Penh has a huge amount of markets that cater to tourists, locals and expats alike. Mick and I are lucky enough to live directly across from a small local market so we have easy access to fresh fruit and veg, meats, plastic containers, makeup, socks, soup and coffee. But if we are in need […]
BBQ meat – check. Stir fried veg – check. Cheap beer – check. Sovana Restaurant has something for everyone – From the basic fried rice, veggies and grilled meat dishes to more exotic dishes such as roasted bees, ant larvae and raw crab salads. And you know its good because it is packed every night […]
Boy, doesn’t time fly when you are having fun…or when you are stupidly busy and trying to cope with the heat, the dust and the noise of Cambodia. It seems like it has been ages and yet not long at all since we flew out of Sydney and arrived fresh faced and eager into Phnom […]
Two weeks down and a whole lot of house-hunting, negotiating, learning and training has seen us all exhausted but it has been exciting and very rewarding. One thing that was touched on in training was managing expectations, which has become all too true recently for a fellow volunteer. A misunderstanding, break-down of communication and differing […]
All’s well in the land of fish amok. We have hit the ground running, literally, for the past 10 days or so. Once we got to Phnom Penh, we had to hit the ground running. The Country Manager, Sandra, met us at the airport and it has been all stations go for the last ten […]
There was a recent article published on the Sydney Morning Herald website that was examining the business of orphanages in Cambodia. I don’t claim to be any kind of expert or even a novice on this topic, but it is a very sensitive and controversial topic that is worthy of a post I think!