Angkor Wat Day 2

Angkor Wat Day 2 - sunrise at Angkor Wat, a standard thing all tourists do. I woke up at 4:45am to catch the sunrise at Angkor Wat.   Since Angkor Wat is quite far from the hotel, it took us around 30 mins by car to get there.   It was still dark when we arrived at … Continue reading Angkor Wat Day 2

Angkor Wat Day 1

Angkor Wat Day 1. Yesterday, the driver asked me if I needed a tour guide. He said he knew a good one so I nodded. There he was, showing up with the driver in the morning. It was around 8:45 in the morning. We saw a group of people in the streets at the city … Continue reading Angkor Wat Day 1

My First Trip To Cambodia

My first trip to Cambodia was in 2008. I was thinking where I should go in winter that year and I decided that Southeast Asia would be the best as it wouldn’t be too hot. Angkor Wat appealed to me so I decided to go there. Little did I know that 11 years after that, … Continue reading My First Trip To Cambodia

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