NeighborhoodWORM

A living network that promotes and supports the small businesses and community initiatives that are crucial to the well-being of our neighborhoods.

National Sports Complex, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This complex designed by Vann Molyvann is a glorious example of Modern Khmer architecture. It was built between 1963-64. The exterior is reminiscent of brutalist architecture with exposed cast-in-place reinforced … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Angkor Village Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Angkor Village Hotel is no chain or cookie-cutter hotel. The hotel models after traditional Khmer wooden architecture and the whole complex is built around a large pond, and is … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fish Massage, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Let me clarify: The fishes don’t actually massage your feet. Instead they eat the dead skin off of your feet.  I have also heard about such a massage in Zhuhai, … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

The 240, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The 240 is a basically a small hotel, but they prefer to call themselves ’boutique accommodation’.  I stayed here during my last night in Phnom Penh. I got a room … Continue reading

February 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Health Care Center Master ‘Kang’, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

My partner and I have tried (almost) all the different types of massages you can find around Siem Reap and Phnom Penh: The ones along the Riverside in Phnom Penh … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chocolate by The Shop, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This chocolate shop is located from a short walk from The 240, where I spent my last night in Phnom Penh on my recent trip.  A big glass box displays … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Exotic Foods (I dare not try), Cambodia

Some of the exotic foods I dare not try while in Cambodia:

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sticky Rice in Bamboo, Cambodia

On my recent trip to Cambodia, I hired a private car (with driver) going from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.  The trip was quite long: some 5+ hours.  The highlight … Continue reading

February 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Khmer Ceramics Fine Arts Center, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Since this ceramics center is right next to Pho Yong, I decided to check it out. Turns out they make some nice stuff. Their workshop is right out front, and … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pho Yong, Siem Reap, Cambodia

I had 4 bowls of pho while in Cambodia (Siem Reap + Phnom Penh), and this one was probably the best that I came across. The soup is tasty and … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · Leave a comment