Far from the corporate life of Chicago, I found joy, acceptance and a love for the Cambodian community while teaching English in Cambodia.
You need at least three days to fully enjoy the majesties of Ankgor Wat. Go early or stay late to avoid the tour groups that clog Angkor’s ancient ruins, and be prepared to be mystified and thrilled.
As an English teacher, I now feel like a local in Siem Reap, Cambodia and am well known around the markets and with the locals.
Teaching English in Cambodia or any Asian county is a rewarding and eye-opening experience. Many schools accept volunteers for short-term, unpaid positions.
Phnom Penh offers historical insight to Cambodia’s history. Save room in your schedule to visit Choeung Ek, the Tuol Sleng Museum, and Wat Phnom