Not many of the world’s great attractions live up to the hype, but the Angkor temple complex in Siem Reap is one that does. In fact, it exceeds expectations; I have yet to meet anyone who wasn’t impressed by the size and scope of the sprawling ancient city ruins. I also haven’t met anyone who […]
Poipet Rhymes with Toilet for a Reason
Don’t feel bad if you’ve never heard of Poipet before—you’re one of the lucky ones. A Cambodian town on the border with Thailand, Poipet has become a miniature exhibition of sorts, displaying everything that’s wrong with Southeast Asia in one convenient location. Many visitors to Cambodia avoid ‘the toilet’ altogether by flying into the country. […]
No Rats or Worms? You Just Lost a Customer
It’s nice to know your food won’t contain dog, cat, rat or worm meat, but there are still a lot of animals missing from that list…. This restaurant sign is located in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I didn’t eat there myself, because I was really craving some braised rat at the time.