Volume 2 No.1: (January, 2002)
A Journey to Sacred Mountain

Many travelers visit Angkor to see the magnificent Angkor Wat. But although incredible and awe-inspiring, Angkor Wat does not mark the start of the Angkorian Empire begun by Jayavarman II in the ninth... Read More.

For Khmers, Kites Mean Peace

One is washing the oil and grease from his hands. The others, Sim Sarak and his wife Chieng Yarin, dressed smartly, look somehow out of place next to Krong Nguon Ly's busy mechanics workshop. But thei... Read More.

Sweet Corn in Bakheng

Perhaps some traditional Khmer foods like durian and duck embryos may prove to be an acquired taste for visitors. But just the other side of the Chroy Changvar Japanese Friendship Bridge, a simple foo... Read More.

Silver and Silk From RAJANA

Across the road from Psar Toul Tom Poung, or the Russian market to foreigners, a little oasis of greenery fronts a jumble of coconut woodcarvings, silk lamps and wall hangings. This is the main Rajana... Read More.

KOMPOT - South Eastern Dreamla...

Once known by the French as the Perle de la Cote d'Agate, this charming, sleepy province is a wonderful place to get a true feeling of Cambodia. Kampot is bordered by Kampong Speu, Takeo, Koh Kong and... Read More.


Hands Across The Mekong The new Kampong Cham Bridge across the Mekong River was officially opened on December 4. The bridge is the only one across this mighty river in the whole of Cambodia. Prime Mi... Read More.

International Tourist

Cambodia may well end up hitching its economic star to the almighty tourist dollar over the coming decades as the tourism market continues to grow not only for the Kingdom, but around the world. Touri... Read More.

Legend of Wat Sampeov Pram

At the peak of Kampot's Bokor Mountain, near the Kamchay Waterfalls, is a little pagoda called Wat Sampeouv Pram, or the Pagoda of Five Sailing Boats. The pagoda was built by King Sisowath Monivongs i... Read More.


People can get themselves into all sorts of trouble when using a second language. Take a recent example. A man, freshly arrived in Cambodia, is sitting in a restaurant talking to a waitress. His wife ... Read More.