• Bagels in Cambodia

    The Story of One Jew’s Hunt for Bagels in Cambodia

    When I moved to Cambodia I knew there were things that I would miss about living in my home country of America. I assumed I would miss some of the modern conveniences like grocery stores and ­­­­­­­limitless channels on cable TV. I knew I would miss my friends and...
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    Cambodia is an Expat’s Paradise

    There are few places around the world where it is so easy to assimilate as Cambodia. A number of things make it an expat paradise from the low cost of living and easy visa regulations to the relaxed attitude of the locals and widespread use of the English language,...
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    How to Buy Crab in Sihanoukville

    Buying crab in Sihanoukville can be a nightmare for the novice, but as long as you go in with a game plan and keep your guards up, you can still come out unscathed. Now, you’ll need to be prepared and bring along either a 500ml or 1L bottle of...
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    10 Reasons Mother Nature is Telling You to Get a Passport

    Finally the number of Americans getting passports has started to rise. More and more Americans have begun traveling overseas whether for better work opportunities or leisure travel. But still, out of 315 million Americans only 110 million have passports. Are you one of the them? If not, let me...
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    8 Things Being an Expat has Taught Me

    The life of an expat is a strange thing. You’re surrounded by people you don’t understand and who don’t understand you. It can easily become exasperating when trying to accomplish simple day-to-day activities. The problem is, getting angry or frustrated during just about any situation in a foreign land...
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    5 Ways to Fund your Life Abroad

    Ahhh. The dream of moving overseas; living in some exotic land with tropical weather and interesting people. Freedom is what it really signifies. Getting your life back and really living again. Exploring the world and seeing new things. Unfortunately, for most of you, that’s all it will ever be....
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    How to Avoid the Expat Gut

    If you’ve spent much time abroad, you’ve probably seen him; that humungous, bloated old expat waddling down the street. Usually wearing a sweat soaked tank top or, even more often, having forgone the shirt entirely to release his ever expanding belly from the constraints of that XXL. That’s the...
  • Cost of living in Cambodia

    Cost of Living in Cambodia: The Good Life

    Whenever I am back in the states visiting family, people often ask where I am living. Then when I tell them Cambodia, I am usually met with stares of amazement or wonder, inevitably followed by the question “What the hell are you doing there?” Enjoying my life is my...
  • Driving in Cambodia

    Driving in Cambodia: What Kind of License do I Need?

    There aren’t enough words in the English language to describe what driving in Cambodia is like. Imagine a huge rally race of motorcycles with swirls of dust clouding your vision. You are surrounded on all sides by hundreds of motorbikes with numerous cars thrown in for good measure. Blaring...