Saturday, February 22, 2020

Lifestyle

Phnom Penh: Cambodia’s royal capital

Docking at Phnom Penh along the Mekong, we climb a long stairway to waiting tuk tuks.

Cambodian royal family celebrates first bat mitzvah

Elior Koroghli is the great-granddaughter of MH King Monivong, who ruled Cambodia until 1941.

Inside the Cambodian circus offering women and impoverished children a place...

Phare circus offers people a new path to a potentially lucrative artistic career.

Cambodian Royal Family Celebrates Its First Bat Mitzvah

The giant menorah stood proudly overlooking the pool at the plush Raffles Hotel in the bustling heart of the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. Facing the crowd of well-wishers stood the who’s who of the royal family, guests from around the world and an Israeli-born Chabad rabbi.

Rod Rathjen on Why Human Trafficking Tale ‘Buoyancy’ Had to be...

Australian Rod Rathjen’s first film as director, “Buoyancy” is a powerful dramatization of human trafficking within Thailand’s offshore fishing fleet. Shot largely in Khmer and Thai, and selected as Australia’s foreign-language Oscar contender, it may also be a role model for cultural sensitivity and activism.

Cambodia Vs Vietnam: 20 Reasons To Visit One Over The Other

Southeast Asia is one of the most travel-friendly regions in the world. Their tourism is booming, the prices are low compared to our standards and the weather is always great.

An encounter with the people of the floating villages on Cambodia’s...

At home, at sea: In the ’70s, many Vietnamese living in Cambodia faced deportation after a change in regime. Stripped of all Cambodian identity documents, those who returned in the ’80s could neither reclaim nor buy land.

Family goes on 5,400km charity drive to help needy kids in...

While many prefer to fly to an exotic destination on a holiday, Mr Kevin Raja and his family hit the road on a charity drive.

3 Days in Siem Reap gives LUXUO an experience of Southeast...

Siem Reap was a quiet little city until 2001’s Tomb Raider catapulted the neighbouring Ta Prohm into international tourist consciousness. What LUXUO found was a destination rich in artistry and hidden gems.

York volunteer’s message after trip helping communities in Cambodia

A YOUNG volunteer, who has been working to support communities in Cambodia for 15 weeks, has praised the “successful” programme she was a part of.

40 Years Ago: How False Beatles Rumors Almost Derailed Concerts for...

The rumor of a possible Beatles reunion obscured the very real history being made at the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea.

The Aviary, Siem Reap’s designer Boutique Hotel with a love for...

Siem Reap has been growing popular with the tourists and now the newly renovated Aviary is the perfect blend of French aesthetics, traditional Khmer crafts and impeccable customer service.

Bypass Bali and Head to this Undiscovered Gem Instead

Skip the Bali crowd and venture out to this serene Cambodian beach town.

Finding refuge in breakdancing

In a working class neighbourhood on the outskirts of town, breakbeat and hip-hop reverberate around a high-ceilinged hall in what was once a garment factory­, now a mural-strewn art gallery and creative hub.

Where are the Gay Ladies of Cambodia?

Honeymooning in Cambodia, Lindsey Danis and her wife seek refuge in queer spaces, but struggle to find the acceptance granted to male travelers.

Cambodia celebrates Sea Festival in southwestern Kampot province

Cambodia held its eighth annual Sea Festival in southwestern Cambodia's Kampot province on Saturday, attracting hundreds of thousands of festival-goers.

Shades of Cambodia

An exhibition that displays the essence of Cambodia through the eyes of 10 of its artists.

Cambodian survivor tells dramatic story of ‘Good Fortune’

Sieu Sean Do says his new book “A Cloak of Good Fortune” is different from other memoirs by people who survived atrocities committed by the Khmer Rouge.

Local optometrist came to the U.S. as a Cambodian refugee and...

Unless you’ve seen the 1984 film “The Killing Fields,” the horror of the Cambodian genocide is unknown to many Americans.

Exhibition in honour of late princess

SRA’ Art Gallery is holding its new exhibition, Apsaras and Legends of Cambodia, in honour of the late Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, a staunch promoter of Khmer Arts who helped revive the traditional Apsara dance and the Royal Ballet of Cambodia.