25 Great Books on Cambodia

25 Great Books on Cambodia

Spending the past month reading over 20 books on Cambodia, I feel like I’ve just been on an emotional rollercoaster. Throughout history, Cambodia and its people have experienced so much greatness but also so much sorrow–from the grandeur and brilliance of the...
Hoi An Itinerary: A City Where Time Has Stopped

Hoi An Itinerary: A City Where Time Has Stopped

Hoi An, the Vietnamese city with everything that a culture and history lover is looking for in a destination. Delicious food, mesmerizing theatrical performances, two-hundred-year-old architectural gems and thousand-year-old ancient ruins, the best cooking classes in...
Survival in the Killing Fields – Review

Survival in the Killing Fields – Review

Books on Cambodia Survival in the Killing Fields By Haing S Ngor and Roger Warner My Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars Where to purchase: Amazon | Bookshop.org “I have been many things in life: A trader walking barefoot on paths through the jungle. A medical doctor, driving to...
Lulu in the Sky – Book Review

Lulu in the Sky – Book Review

Books on Cambodia Lulu in the Sky: A Daughter of Cambodia Finds Love, Healing, and Double Happiness By Loung Ung, 2012 My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars “No one ever told me being with someone whose attributes you admire could show you all the ways you were broken,...
When the War was Over – Review

When the War was Over – Review

Books on Cambodia When the War Was Over By Elizabeth Becker Set in Cambodia from the mid-1800s to the 1980s My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars “There were countless other “Tuol Slengs” bloodying the country. There were prisons, execution sites, and pits. Work and murder,...
First They Killed My Father – Book Review

First They Killed My Father – Book Review

Books on Cambodia First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers By Luong Ung, 2000 My Rating: 5 out of 5 stars “I think how the world is still somehow beautiful even when I feel no joy at being alive within it.” Disclosure: This post may contain...

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