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The Advisor

"Meet me at E&M Café in five minutes,” the high-pitched, brutish voice tells me. I hang up the phone and stare blankly over the rail of my balcony. I didn’t want to resort to such low methods. Indeed, this was the last course of action I was willing

Meat-eaters flock to the latest Aussie steak joint

The Advisor

One thing you can’t do with babies, you can’t give them steak” – Flavor Flav.

Given the sage words of Flavor Flav, it was just as well we didn’t have any babies in tow when we visited Black Salt, as steak is what they are fast becoming renowned for in this stylish little eatery.

POTW - Standard Renovated Apartment Near Riverside For Sale, 1Bedroom

POTW Editor

Standard Renovated Apartment Near Riverside For Sale, 1Bedroom.

Whether you prefer a quiet stroll in the evenings or a world of nightlife options, this stylish new home will have you spoilt for choice. With a superior location near scenic Riverside, you will be at the heart of Phnom Penh’s fine dining and shopping district.

POTW - Its all about location... Riverside One Bed loft style with amazing views


Location, location, location...
The ultimate riverside location, in the heart of Phnom Penh's nightlife and dining, this two floor, one bedroom loft style apartment has 180 degree river views of the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers.

L'ami Pierrot Bistro - Doing Food Right


Peter Didier – The owner of the restaurant, has pulled off something quite spectacular here.

His restaurant, L’ami Pierrot, found a little off the beaten track, offers a blend of traditional and contemporary French food where diners can lose themselves in a chilled out, Mediterranean haze.

POTW - Cambodia's premier luxury private apartment

POTW Editor

Phnom Penh's finest luxury apartment in the French quarter is available for short or long term lease.

The high end finishes make this the ideal home for the modern couple, bachelor or bachelorette...

Life beneath the waves

The Advisor

Their scientific names conjure bizarre images of otherworldly creatures from outer space: Hippocampus hippocampus, Dugong dugon, the highly improbable-sounding Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda. And indeed they are of another world, but not outer space. Rather its terrestrial equivalent: the lesser-known ‘inner space

Ian Woodford, the man behind Maxine’s

Robert Starkweather

Ian Woodford, a throwback to the country’s bygone Untac era and a tall, wiry character whose colourful Australian language and endless Cambodian anecdotes were a cherished and longstanding part of Phnom Penh expatriate lore, died on May 23 in Sydney. He was 56.

Australia-Cambodia Air Services Arrangement

Expat Admin

Travelling between Cambodia and Australia will become easier following the signing of a new air services arrangement between our two countries.

Boiled Turtle & Cambodian Wine

Tim Russell

A few months back my good Cambodian friend Sinan called me & told me he was doing a road trip on the alternative route from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, via the city of Battambang. As it had been a while since my last trip to Cambodia, and visiting that country is always an absolute pleasure, I decided to hop over & join him.


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