Archive for the ‘Cambodia’ Category

In Memory of Nuon Phaly

In Memory of Nuon Phaly

I received very sad news today, an angel has passed away. Madam Nuon Phaly, a Cambodian humanitarian and founder of Future Light Orphanage (FLO) has left this earth after a week of fighting for her life after being involved in a serious automobile accident. The accident occurred in Kampong Cham province, Tboung Khmom district, Sralop […]

Future Light Orphanage

Future Light Orphanage

Throughout my travels I have met some truly remarkable people who have impressed me by their resolve in hard times or their selfless desire to help others. Nicole and I met many admirable people while volunteering at the Future Life Orphanage (FLO). It is always a very rewarding experience to do something to help others […]

Pepy…a really cool idea

PEPY is a really cool NGO that is worth checking out for anyone interested in volunteering while traveling in Cambodia.

Cambodia: The Genocide Years

Cambodia: The Genocide Years

The time I have spent in Cambodia combined with the knowledge I have learned about this country’s horrific history, has made me appreciate more than ever the opportunities, security, and quality of life I was granted being born in America. Cambodia has literally been to hell and back and continues to suffer today. As I […]

Volunteering at an orphanage…

Volunteering at an orphanage…

Nicole and I are volunteering at Future Light Orphanage (FLOW) , located outside of Phnom Phen. We will be living and working at the orphanage for the next week. If anyone is interested in donating to this organization please contact me. I will be able to get a receipt for taxes for those who wish […]

Life in the village vs. the city

Life in the village vs. the city

After spending a few days in Siem Reap, we took a six hour bus ride to the Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. The bus stopped a few times along the way so we could stretch our legs and get food. At one stop there was a large variety of cooked bugs and giant […]

In case you get confused in the toilet…

In case you get confused in the toilet…

just read the signs.

Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat

The city of Siem Reap serves as the gateway to the temple ruins of the Angkorian-era Khmer Empire. The Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins. We stayed three nights in town of Siem Reap which we found to be very touristy and felt extremely Westernized. Angkor has come to refer to the capital […]

Map of Cambodia

Map of Cambodia
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