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 my family...
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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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    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...
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    Mussing of an American Expat in a Third World Country

    As I sit here sipping at a cappuccino at a local cafe in my little town of Sihanoukville, my mind wanders to the strange and unusual things that surround me on a daily basis. Life as an expat here in Cambodia is full of juxtapositions. I am reminded of...
  • Retiring in Cambodia

    Escaping the Humdrum of Life in America: Sam Moffett on Retiring in Cambodia

    “I found America to be too normal and predictable. Everybody is so much like me it wasn’t interesting,” Sam says. “I just like the idea of being different. As an expat life is more exciting.” Having lived and worked in Asia for the majority of his life, Sam feels...
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    Tips for Starting your Expat Life in Cambodia

    Cambodia is quickly becoming one of the leading expat destinations in South East Asia. As the neighboring countries get more and more expensive, Cambodia has somehow managed to keep the cost of living relatively low. It’s one of the few places in Asia you can still retire comfortably for...

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