Runaway Photo of the week: Monkeys at Angkor Wat

"Do you have some peanut?"

“Got peanuts?”   Among the amazing historic ruins at Angkor Archaeology park, there was one unexpected creature that was waiting for me. Monkeys. After one overwhelming day, I was wandering around the outside of Angkor Wat. Walking down the path.. and.. Hello? A monkey was sitting in the middle of the street. Staring at me. “That’s one serious mohawk!” [...] Read more »

Blue pumpkin : the greatest pumpkin in the world

What do you think when someone tells you ‘I’m going to Siem reap’? Angkor wat? Yes, a valid point. Tomb raider? Yes another good point. Angkor archaeology park is definitely the top point of Siem reap, I have rather extra ordinary-but the best suggestion. When you go to Siem Reap, make sure you see Angkor [...] Read more »

He gave me… Thumbs up!

Who is the sweetest person you’ve ever met on the road? I’m sure you all have a lot of stories. I’m constantly surprised by how this world is filled with kind individuals. Now, let me tell you this sweet man on my recent trip. On my departure day from Siem reap, I was under influence [...] Read more »

Runaway Photo: Nap Time at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

.   *Location : Angkor wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia *Occasion : This is one of my favourite photos I took in Angkor wat that day. I wanted to take stylish photos of this great historical monument. And I knew it’s going to be a long shot. Every photographer knows that the greater the object, harder [...] Read more »

Laid Back Picnic at West Baray

Picnic! Due to our ‘let’s go out and do something together’ day, we decided to go picnic. How sweet is that? Hostel offers a picnic basket called ‘temple pack’, including a sandwich, a can of soda, fruits and a chocolate bar for only $4.50 which is a great deal. Now we are all set.  Problem [...] Read more »

For Better or Worse, at the Edge of Tourism in Siem Reap

  Siem Reap, Cambodia. Probably one of the most tourism oriented city in the world. People know what Angkor wat is, but many of them don’t know it’s in the city called Siem Reap. Therefore their destination is to ‘Angkor wat’ not to ‘Siem Reap’. No doubt, Angkor wat is the most important spot in [...] Read more »

Faces of Market in Siem Reap


Market is one of my favorite places to visit when I’m curiously wandering around. It is the most projective about wherever you are. We can get a sense of the life of common people through things at markets. First night, many shops were closed but I liked the lively spirits. The very first item on [...] Read more »

A Day at Angkor Wat

Angkor wat, good!

[cetsEmbedGmap src=,+Cambodia&gl=kr&ei=zP-jTJGKC4GWvAOnn5WZDQ&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&ct=title&resnum=1&ved=0CBkQ8gEwAA width=300 height=300 marginwidth=15 marginheight=15 frameborder=0 scrolling=no] . . Angkor wat. Very first day of exploring town, I rent a bike and head up to Angkor wat. This bike ride was an adventure, (Read more here..) and Angkor wat itself was more than amazing. , I went back for bigger circle, so I will [...] Read more »

How to.. Deal with ‘Lady- buy somessing’

  Kingdom of Cambodia. Well known as sad history and poverty. However, is that all?   What I really surprise was that the people are happy and peaceful. Cambodian has warm and bright personality. Live around religion and family, even if they are not doing well in financially, they are happy people. I was prepared [...] Read more »