phnom penh

Restaurants

Scorpions and Tarantulas Crawl All Over Your Coffee at This Cambodian Cafe

Owner Chea Raty started the business with a single iguana, but has since acquired tortoises, bearded dragons, horned frogs, and other reptiles and arachnids.
Jamie Fullerton
8.7.18
cambodia

This Iraqi Refugee Family Makes Cambodia’s Best Baba Ghanouj

Muna, her husband, and five sons fled their war torn hometown of Fallujah for Cambodia two years ago. Now in Phnom Penh, the family runs a restaurant recreating traditional Iraqi dishes with a makeshift oven and improvised ingredients.
Nathan A. Thompson
2.7.17
cambodia

Cambodian Weddings Are an Excuse for Offal and Line Dancing

Weddings are a big deal in Cambodia. In rice-farming villages, people don’t often get to eat five kinds of meat in one sitting or drink until even the most wayward dance moves seem appropriate.
Nathan A. Thompson
8.8.16
FIGHTLAND

Hawaiian Mixed Martial Artist Makes His Cambodian Kickboxing Debut in Phnom Penh

Follow the Honolulu native Justin Wong, as he takes his first professional kickboxing match in a packed TV studio in Phnom Penh.
Daniel Bruce
6.2.16
Pizza

Building a Pizza Oven on a Tuk-Tuk Is As Impossible as It Sounds

Three years ago, four friends had a dream to open Cambodia’s first wood-fired pizza oven on a tuk-tuk. Today, after numerous rebuilds and one moped crash, Katy Peri Pizza is a favourite Phnom Penh street food.
Nathan A. Thompson
1.2.16
Stuff

In the Jungle with the Montagnards, Vietnam's Persecuted Indigenous Minority

I met with a group preparing to cross the Cambodian border in an attempt to make it to the UN office in Phnom Penh.
Clothilde Le Coz
4.24.15
News

Australia's Cambodian Refugees Really, Really Don't Want to Get Sent Back

Detainees on Nauru have sewn their lips together in protest.
George Steptoe and Clothlide Le Cloz
9.30.14
Travel

Weed Pizza and AK-47s: My Summer Vacation in Cambodia

Shooting an AK-47 was like losing my virginity: over far too quickly.
Karl Hess
8.22.14
News

I Survived a Khmer Rouge Execution During the Cambodian Genocide

Sovannora Leng should be dead.
Emilia Terzon
8.18.14
Stuff

Inside One of North Korea's Secretive Slave Restaurants

There were dumplings and rock 'n' roll at the Pyongyang Restaurant in Cambodia.
Nathan Thompson
4.11.14
News

Cambodia Has a Big Valentine's Day Rape Problem

Almost half of the young men polled in a study said they'd be prepared to have non-consensual sex on February 14.
Marta Kasztelan, Photos: Thomas Cristofoletti
2.17.14
Travel

Totalitarian Tourism in Phnom Penh

Hanging out with one of Cambodia's rebel MPs as she gives cash to injured protesters.
Jaimie Hodgson
2.11.14
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