Chat Over Coffee – Introduction To Christian Meditation

When we talk about meditation, most of the people will immediately think of the Buddhist meditation. In fact, Christian meditation also has a very long-standing history. This time, in our Chat Over Coffee series, we gave our audience an introduction to Christian meditation. I am so honoured to have two very experienced practitioners from Singapore … Continue reading Chat Over Coffee – Introduction To Christian Meditation

Voice of Cambodian Youths

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is still affecting the schools in Cambodia. The Cambodian youths told me the schools are still closed so I invited another Cambodian youth to write the same topic for me so that they won’t stop learning and practising English.  Let’s hear the Voice of another Cambodian Youth now! 😊   ***** Topic: What … Continue reading Voice of Cambodian Youths

Voice of Cambodian Youths

This week, I have invited another Cambodian youth to write a post for me but this time, it’s a bit different. He is not a full-time student. He is studying at a university but at the same time, he is working. But he said both are his full-time commitments. Hm… I still don’t quite understand. … Continue reading Voice of Cambodian Youths

Voice of Cambodian Youths

Most of the Cambodian youths have had experiences with learning from foreign volunteers. Since all the schools are closed in Cambodia because of Coronavirus (COVID-19), I invited some youths to write something for me. I’d like to hear the voice of Cambodian youths – what they think about foreign volunteers. This week, I invited my … Continue reading Voice of Cambodian Youths

Voice of Cambodian Youths

Stuck at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19)? Wondering what to do at home? I’m sure you know you’re not the only one. In Cambodia, all the schools are closed too so I invited a couple of Cambodian youths to write something for me. 😊 I have been writing my blog from a volunteer’s perspective. I … Continue reading Voice of Cambodian Youths

What Is It REALLY Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Four

After you have finished reading the previous 3 blog posts, you probably have a sense of what life is really like as a volunteer.  If not, after you have read my blogs from May to December, you probably have a lot more sense. If not, keep reading. LOL! Over the past (nearly) 8 months, I … Continue reading What Is It REALLY Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Four

What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Two

Where can I find volunteering opportunities? Many ways. If you are religious, it's easy. But whether or not you are religious, you need to be rational and practical.  Most people are a bit emotional when it comes to volunteering.  First, you need to ask yourself these questions: What kind of volunteering work do you want … Continue reading What Is It Like To Be A Volunteer? – Part Two

Hong Kong, Again

Apart from the Danish guy I met last week who is still stuck in Hong Kong because of coronavirus, I am also stuck in Hong Kong but I am fine with it, for now. For now. I caught up with some friends whom I hadn't seen for six or seven years and had a drink.  … Continue reading Hong Kong, Again

Hong Kong, Coronavirus, Viking

How can these three be connected? Read on. 🙂 Amidst the spread of coronavirus, I went out to meet up with the 'founder' of Once Upon A Saga, Thor, an interesting Danish guy who initiated a very exciting project six years ago.  I have been following his adventure for quite some time. When I knew … Continue reading Hong Kong, Coronavirus, Viking

Learn Khmer

When you travel in Cambodia, you need to know some basic Khmer (Cambodian language). I find it easier to use the standard English International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to show the pronunciation. When I first arrived in Cambodia, I was given some textbooks and websites from the priests and volunteers but none of the materials have … Continue reading Learn Khmer