Teaching in a Country Damaged by Genocide: My Life in Cambodia

Cambodia, like anything beautifully complex, is only understood from personal experience. Life in Phnom Penh, or the Pearl of Asia, which is the capital of Cambodia, or The Kingdom of Wonder, is surreal and even at six months in, I still find myself exhausted from cultural immersion. Before going into the dos and don’ts of…

10 Things I have Learned while Teaching English in Cambodia

I have been living in Cambodia since September. For the first month I was participating in the Language Corps TESOL certification program located in the Stung Mean Chuy district of Phnom Penh. I started teaching in November and since have taught at 2 different schools. In order to make this list more comprehensive, I asked…