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Day 21-22: Xích lô (Cyclo) tour around Phnom Penh + Stroll around Korea street

Have you ever heard of a cyclo (Xích lô)? CKS sponsored a tour around Phnom Penh for us in what seems to be a tricycle. Like tuk-tuks, they are inverted and open-aired so the driver pushes you to go around from behind. 288 more words

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Day 14-15: Bye-bye Siem Reap and Hello Phnom Penh!

After our research course ended, we went to have Khmer class at a restaurant so our teacher could teach us how to order in Khmer. This was probably the most filling meal I’ve ever had so far but I’m glad I now have a new go-to place in Siem Reap! 342 more words

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Day 10: Downtime with the Phare Circus

My research and Khmer language classes are really picking up, as is my actual research topic. I’ve contacted a few people that I’d like to meet and interview so I’m glad things are finally starting to fall into place (for now!). 348 more words

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If I Could Re-Invent College...

I love studying abroad and would wish it upon anyone. Unfortunately I’m limited to three semesters overseas but I’m glad I spent it all in South Korea because I got to travel to other neighboring countries. 173 more words

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The Weekenders and Recess were such great shows growing up. It put a group of ordinary kids who lived ordinary lives and did ordinary things, unlike Pokémon, Power Rangers,  153 more words

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Day 5 & 6: Classes

I’m currently sitting in my hotel room avoiding the heat of Siem Reap. By this time next week, I’ll be en route to Phnom Penh where the fellows and I will gain a different, more hands-on perspective onto our research. 299 more words

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Day 3 & 4: Angkor Tour

Since my parents were born and raised in the Philippines, I’ve been fortunate enough to have visited the country throughout my childhood. Anyone will tell you that the country is overwhelmingly hot, just like Thailand, which was still bearable when I visited last year around this time. 508 more words

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