Our World Tuesday: Sunset in Kep

Posted by on Dec 21, 2016 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 4, Expat Life, Signs, That's My World, travel, What's On in Cambodia | 0 comments

We celebrated my husband’s birthday in Kep last month. It was a simple celebration with family enjoying a sumptuous seafood dinner and champagne for the toast. All these merriment and with the stunning sunset as our witness made my husband’s birthday a very a memorable milestone for the family.

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Signs, signs: Shoes off

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Cycle 3, Expat Life, food, Signs, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 2 comments

signs, signs take your shoes off

It is considered polite and respectful to the host to take your shoes off when entering somebody’s house in Cambodia. This etiquette also extends to some local establishments. The sign above was from the Epic Arts Cafe in Kampot province. Epic Arts Cafe is run by differently-abled persons through the support of Epic Arts UK/Cambodia.

signs, signs what is epic arts

My husband and I always visit Epic Arts Cafe whenever we visit Kampot. They serve plenty delicious sandwiches, cakes and local fares and also the beverages. Great place to go and proceeds go to a great cause — supporting programs geared for those with physical and learning disabilities.


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APAD 174: Visit

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Signs, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 1 comment

New Zealand-Cambodia relations

State visit.

The past weekend, Cambodia welcomed its visitors from New Zealand – Lt. Gen. Rt. Hon. Sir Gerry Mateparae, Governor-General of New Zealand, and his wife, Lady Janine Mateparae. They are in the country upon the invitation of the Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni. According to reports, they were accorded an official welcome and received by the King.

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APAD 052: Slowly but surely

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, Cambodia life, Cycle 2, Signs, That's My World, transportation, What's On in Cambodia | 3 comments

An overloaded cart pulled by a moto slowly making its way to wherever its destination was. This photo was taken along the Russian Boulevard last Sunday.

I pray the driver and his cargo arrived safely.

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APAD 366 (001): Where in the world is Chuck Norris?

Posted by on Sep 13, 2012 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia, Cambodia life, Cycle 2, Expat Life, Signs, Signs of Times, That's My World, What's On in Cambodia | 6 comments

Is anyone familiar with this funny search trick for Chuck Norris on Google? This is a trick I’ve known for a while and it has been in circulation for a long time already. No one? Okay, well, allow me… Follow this instructions.

In your computer, open your favorite web browser and then go to Google Search homepage. In the Google search bar, type “find Chuck Norris” into then press “I’m Feeling Lucky” button. Now, let’s see what search result do you get?

Did you get this?

Cool trick, eh?

Now, if you’re still looking for Chuck Norris there’s no need to go through lengths of searching on the Internet.

Chuck Norris Dimsum House — he is, after all, right here in Phnom Penh!

Wow, Chuck Norris in Phnom Penh? Chopping meats and veggies and what-have-yous for dimsum dishes instead of karate chops and roundhouse kicks.

I’ve never been there yet so I cannot confirm his presence nor the food offerings at Chuck Norris Dimsum House, lol. What I did see while passing by was a black and white wall painting  of good, ole Chuck in full battle gear inside the dimsum house. Now I don’t want that machine gun pointed at me if I eat there, do you? Unsettling, lol.

I’m so tempted to share with you a Chuck Norris joke (there are lots on the Internet!) I heard from an American colleague so here it is:

There used to be a street named after Chuck Norris, but it was changed because nobody crosses Chuck Norris and lives.

Lol. I hope you’ll have a nice weekend.

By the way, I just finished my project 365! Woohoo! It took a whole lot longer because I didn’t post on Saturdays and Sundays (my rest days) and there are weeks where I don’t post every day. Nevertheless I am very happy to have finished one cycle. Today is the beginning of the next. Instead of APAD 366, this will be APAD 001 Cycle 2 🙂

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APAD 344: Pretty yellow summer flowers

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in A Photo a Day, Addicted to Meme, All things Khmer, Cambodia life, Signs, That's My World, transportation, What's On in Cambodia | 1 comment

It is still hot and dry in Phnom Penh despite the fact that we are supposed to be already in the rainy/wet season. The heat is sweltering and one time two weeks ago I stayed outdoors flying kites for a few hours and got myself a nasty sunburn.  I’m still waiting for my sunburn to heal

Anyways, speaking of summers… summers in Cambodia meant the blossoming of the of these  flower trees around the city, called phka loeung or royal yellow flower. Aren’t they pretty?

These pretty royal yellow flowers are what cherry blossoms are in Tokyo.

I believe the summer season in the Penh is not complete without these pretty yellow blossoms! So you see, even these flower trees are confused about the weather.

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