Not Your Typical Trip to Cambodia

I recently traveled to Cambodia with a unique purpose:  to follow two different Cambodian NGOs over a 3 week period.  I was a part of a small documentary team and…

The Toxic Lake of Phnom Penh

By LillieCatch more of her posts at http://www.aroundtheworldl.comThere is a toxic lake at the heart of Phnom Penh. If you swim in it, your flesh may sizzle, or perhaps the…

Angkor Wat by Sunrise

By LillieCatch more of her adventures at http://www.aroundtheworldl.com/At four thirty am, my cellphone alarm exploded me awake in my ridiculous supply attic room (pictured left– no joke).Was a torrential lightning…

The Cambodian Child Sex Trade

By LillieCatch more of her adventures at http://AroundTheWorldL.com/ In Phuket, Thailand, I spent some creepy time chatting with womanizing older German men. They all had twenty-something year old Thai girlfriends…

The Trap on the Cambodian Border

By LillieCatch more of her adventures at http://AroundTheWorldL.com/Part of the reason I stayed so long in Bangkok (besides the wonderful people) was I was terrified to cross the infamous Thailand-Cambodia…