In this Overseas Haven Report, Cambodia expert Robert Carry details the arts, dance, food, religion, music, and even clothing are thriving in the region. Tourist numbers are exploding–up 180% since 2004–which is often a precursor to developers moving in and property prices zooming up. Take a look now and see what’s happening in Phnom Penh today.
A major cultural revival is underway in Phnom Penh and it’s affecting every part of daily life.
“The city’s ambitious, unceasingly optimistic people have injected a new vibrancy that in the dark days of Khmer Rouge rule looked to have been lost for good. Throw in weather as warm as its locals, rapidly improving infrastructure and healthcare, and an amazingly low cost of living and it’s easy to see why many visitors are now choosing to call this place home.”
Olango Island, Philippines | Overseas Havens Report
Our Overseas Haven Report details daily life on the island from finding a rental to shopping, the importance of good food, and the joys of living a back-to-basics lifestyle about moving to and living on a Philippine island.
This Overseas Haven Report features one of Kathleen Peddicord’s favorite parts of the world, Paris, and specifically one of the most sought after locales in Paris, the Marais. It’s a location that’s not low cost, for sure, but once you get stuck into Parisian living, (and you’ve survived the sticker-shock of the cost of renting or buying) it’s not as expensive as you may think.
In this Overseas Haven Report, we feature Sanur, Bali, Indonesia.
Consider Sanur if you like the thought of living by a pretty beach located on a gorgeous, world-renowned tropical island, enjoying easy access to fresh and organic foods, eating at great restaurants, making friends with the genuinely welcoming local people, and meeting plenty of like-minded foreigners who have become enchanted with the laid-back lifestyle that this town offers.
Our Overseas Haven Report for Vung Tau, Vietnam features the ins-and-outs of this Southeast Asia destination. Although it is a small town, Vung Tau offers lots for expats to do, from visiting temples to beach activities.