Tag: Cambodia

  • Watching Change Happen

    Originally posted on Jetlag Talks:
    One of my first days back in Cambodia after Thailand, I woke up to see the sunrise at Angkor Wat, arguably the world’s largest religious monument, and, understandably, a huge source of pride for Cambodians. Angkor Wat was a whole “city” of temples, built around 1100 A.D. While eating breakfast next to…

  • The Heaven Room in Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace

    Can Heaven be in a room? I haven’t found the answer in my spiritual books, but based on my experience at Phnom Penh’s Royal Palace, I say yes. After traveling to Europe three times, I’ve seen my share of ornate palaces. But no palace I saw in Europe feels like the Royal Palace in Phnom […]

  • A post I wrote for Idealist

    Everyone! I’ve been in Cambodia over a month! More reflections on that to come. But for now, I want to share a post I wrote for the awesome social-impact-career-search site Idealist.org. After three layoffs in four years, I’ve become an expert at embracing transition between jobs. I wrote the post to remind myself what I’ve learned […]