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Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is so Heartbreaking

As I walked through the gates of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, I couldn’t help but feel a sense of heaviness in my heart. The thought of the atrocities that occurred in this former high school turned prison left me feeling saddened and horrified. The museum, also

Is this the World’s Most Beautiful Open-Air Museum?

The National Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia might be the world’s most beautiful open-air museum where treasures of old Khmer civilization are displayed without the boring traps of most modern museum you’ve been in the past. The open-air concept goes into the natural, inviting courtyard with a lush green pool,

Cambodia: Grand Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s capital city—and it is a city of contrasts. While the Cambodians are proud of their glorious past as reflected on their magnificent Grand Royal Palace, what you see on the street is the extreme opposite of the lavish atmosphere inside the compound of the impressive palace