Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 12 – The Tedious, Much Awaited Journey Back Home

Cambodia Airport COVID19

(The rather empty departure terminal at Phnom Penh airport in Cambodia and it is the same case, most airports around the world. Most of the duty-free shops were opened but sadly there were no customers. The lone guy at Starbucks was practically begging passengers to come in to have coffee) 

This will be the last part in this Cambodian trip series – we have completed our assignment in Phnom Penh and it was time to make the journey back home and start the next phase of the project.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 12 – The Tedious, Much Awaited Journey Back Home”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 10 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (2)

Online food ordering cambodia foodpanda

Continuing with the 2nd part of the Cambodian series on online food delivery services, the choice of a great, fast and cheap meals are now all at one’s fingertips. Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 9 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (1)

foodpanda online food cambodia

The next 3 parts in this series would be on the various dishes ordered online using delivery services from Foodpanda in Cambodia, a true blessing in disguise for those working late and do not want to be walking around looking for food in time of a major pandemic. Photo by Erik Mclean from Pexels

Perhaps it was a blessing disguise but back in March when the lockdown in place, we had no choice but to start ordering food, grocery, vegetables, etc online and names like Foodpanda, Grab, Lazada and yes, McDelivery was fast becoming a household name.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 9 – No Fear, Foodpanda Delivers (1)”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 8 – A Great Delicious Malaysian Lunch At Café Malaya

malaysian food lunch cafe malaya cambodia phnom penh

(Is there something called the perfect lunch? In Cambodia, this probably be the case with a good dose of sambal with sizable prawns, fish, chicken, vegetables and yes, the good old kangkung and this is a buffet so we can go for another round)

After the end of our self-isolation and getting down to our real work in Cambodia, we by now have established a routine when it comes to having our lunch at our workplace.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 8 – A Great Delicious Malaysian Lunch At Café Malaya”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 7 – Time For Very Tiring But Casual 2nd COVID19 Test

cambodia covid19

Continuing the Cambodia adventure, we suppose to be in self-isolation for 14 days and on the 13th day, we are required to get the 2nd COVID19 test done. This is necessary if we are to get back our deposit that was collected when we first arrived in the country.

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 6 – Does This Considered as Healthy Morning Breakfasts?

cambodia food breakfast

(The fried noodles for breakfast is nothing new for me – I often have the same for breakfast back in Malaysia too. However, I appreciate the breakfast here as they provide a lot of vegetables even for breakfast and these vegetable dishes were well prepared indeed).

Continuing the Cambodia adventure, this post will be on breakfast as we started our self-isolation for 14 days and on the 13th day, we suppose to go for our 2nd COVID19 test.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 6 – Does This Considered as Healthy Morning Breakfasts?”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food

covid19 cambodia

The problem with foreigners in Cambodia during the time of a pandemic is that there is very little information available for them to know what is going on and what the next step will be. Often it is left to one’s own assumptions and “google” findings to know what to do next.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 5 – Self Isolation & Great Malaysian Food”

Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 4 – Glorious, Delicious Food at Designated Hotel

food cambodia dinner lunch breakfast

One of the benefits of staying in a designated hotel is that we don’t have to go far for food – everything is delivered to the room. It is the same case here considering that we are not allowed to venture out for food and other shopping.

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 3 – First Mandatory COVID19 Test & Cosy Quarantine

hotel cambodia quarantine

Continuing the Cambodian adventure, our pockets were literally empty by the time we finished paying the USD3,000 at the airport and went to the immigration counter to submit our passport and all the relevant forms.

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 2 – Overweight Luggage And Short of Cash

cambodia MAS flight phnom penh

The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and double triple checking everything that I suppose bring along for the long work assignment overseas. The kids were deeply asleep but just before I left the house, they were awake to say goodbye.

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