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Khmer Flavors, Siem Reap

Amok, national dish of Cambodia Like other Southeast Asian regions, Cambodian foods have the hot, sour and spicy flavors from chilies, limes, tamarind, palm sugar, fresh herbs and spices such as lemongrass, Kaffir lime leaves, cilantro, sweet basil, ginger and turmeric. Crusty baguettes spread with pate are sold all over by vendors. We tried many […]

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Market, Siem Reap

This summer, I visited Siem Reap, Cambodia. Where I travel I love to visit local markets and take in the local culture, color, flavors and scents. One morning I went to one of the mainthe local markets in Siem Reap. What a beautiful colors and textures— Bananas, mangoes, mangosteens, durians, rambutans, pomelos, pineapples and so many […]

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Cambodian BBQ

Cambodian BBQ Cambodian BBQ During our trip to Cambodia this summer, we spent a week in Siem Reap, exploring the archeological sites at Angkor and delving into Khmer cuisine at the local restaurants. On our last evening we walked around looking to try the local BBQ. It was a difficult decision as there were so many cafes and restaurants […]

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Cambodia-Around Siem Riep and Tonlé Sap

Cambodia has always fascinated me, particularly the ancient temples (called wats) at Angkor and their early Hindu and later Buddhist influences. Along with Macchu Picchu, the enigmatic cultural and spiritual symbolisms embodied in Ancient Angkor piqued my curiosity and imagination. So I was very excited to finally travel to Cambodia this summer. After a family […]

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I would like to share with you my adventures around the globe. On every trip I find new places that amaze and excite me with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous architecture, colorful markets, museums, intoxicating music and cafes. Join me on some of my memorable and fun trips around the globe and experience new and interesting places, […]

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