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Allison Jane Smith is a writer who once moved to Cambodia on a whim. She spent two years in Southeast Asia, traveling and writing for publications like Matador Network, Nowhere, TakePart World, and others. Now back in Canada, she writes about politics, travel, and social change. You can follow Allison on Twitter: @asmithb
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Cambodia's Russian market a fun place

Cambodia's Russian market a fun place

PHNOM PENH — When I spent a few years in Cambodia, I lived for a year in a Phnom Penh neighbourhood called Russian Market. My apartment was a stone’s throw from the eponymous market itself.
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Exploring Roads Less Travelled in Cambodia

Exploring Roads Less Travelled in Cambodia

BATTAMBANG, CAMBODIA - The narrow bridge does not inspire confidence. It is made of wooden planks laid beside each other with conspicuous gaps between them. At the other end, a child takes no chances and walks her bicycle, rather than riding it.
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Cambodia Turns into a Water World Annually

Cambodia Turns into a Water World Annually

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA - We arrive at the boulevard running along the Mekong before the boats have begun racing. The streets have been decreed pedestrian only and are empty of their notoriously chaotic traffic. The city is quiet without its usual din of motorbikes, tuk tuks, cars and Hummers, and I can’t quite believe I don’t have to triple-check for SUVs before crossing the street.
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