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Boeung Keng Kang 1

If it’s your first visit to Phnom Penh, you should never miss this Boeung Keng Kang 1 district in the heart of the Cambodian capital city. Boeung Keng Kang 1 (or BKK1 in short) is a popular district of coffee shops and restaurants. Probably it’s the finest place for eat and drink in Phnom Penh.…

Phnom Penh’s Exchange Square

These are stunning views from the 19th floor of the Exchange Square, one of Phnom Penh’s newest and tallest buildings. It’s amazing to see some of Phnom Penh’s iconic places like the Central Market (Phsar Thmey) and the riverside from this new angle. The Exchange Square opened in 2017 to the public. The building houses…

Co-Working Spaces in Cambodia

Shared offices or coworking spaces are new, modern workplaces or hubs for tech geeks and emerging entrepreneurs to work and collaborate. They’re very popular in cities around the world, including Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. In Phnom Penh alone, there are many co-working spaces tailored for the growing startup people and digital nomads. In addition…

Fast Internet coffee shops in Phnom Penh

Over the past few years, I’ve visited most of the coffee outlets (below) to meet with friends and circles and for business meetings. My regular, favorite orders are espresso, Americano, and cold brew Sumatra coffee. Once in a while, I have this ristretto at Feel Good Coffee. For me and many coffee aficionados, an ideal…

Sunrise Japan Hospital Phnom Penh

When Cambodians need good treatment, where do they go? For the middle class Khmers, they travel to Vietnam or Thailand. For the Khmer riches or elite, they fly to Singapore. “220,000 Cambodians go abroad every year to receive medical treatment; and the country has only 1.7 doctors and seven beds per 10,000 residents, compared to…