The majority of Bali’s population is Hindu. In practice, they perform various ceremonies and rituals. One of them which they do daily – three times a day – is to make offerings called ‘canang sari‘. Read more
When visitors think about the key sites in Phnom Penh, most people have heard that there are only few places to see, like Genocide museum or the Royal Palace. Therefore
most tourists do not plan to stay very long. But those people have missed out on the activities on the other side of Phnom Penh…
Australian students who came all the way from Melbourne had a great learning experience in Vietnam as they participated in physiotherapy treatment in Friendship village, Hanoi. Read more
Songkran is a Thai New Year. It’s celebrated in Thailand every year from 13 – 15 April and during Songkran you will get water splashed on you everywhere you go.
Do you know the meaning of ‘orangutan’? Orangutan is derived from two words in Malay and Indonesian language, ‘orang’ means person, and ‘utan’ means forest. Literally, orangutan means ‘people of the forest’. Therefore, these great apes are found in tropical forests, namely in two big islands of Indonesia: Sumatra and Kalimantan (also known as Borneo).
Chol Chhnam Thmey or Khmer New Year is the biggest traditional celebration for Khmer people which has celebrated since ancient period. This celebration is celebrated for 3 days over the country during the middle of April every year in solar calendar.
Travelling to Vietnam brings you a great chance to experience one of the healthiest cuisines worldwide. Let’s explore which makes Vietnamese food so special!
Cambodian cuisine shares several similarities with other cuisines in the region like Thai, Vietnamese and also Chinese. The recipes are often handed down from mother to daughter and usually blend flavors and colors that enhance the natural ingredients used. The secret ingredient is Prahok – a salty, pungent paste made from fermented fish. Read more
The 2 weeks Oral Health placement is one of GROUND Health Care programs. This program enables a group of Oral Health faculty students to work together with local dentists for free teeth check-ups and mouth hygiene checks. The outreach program works with local NGOs in the dump area in Phnom Penh. Read more
A Cambodian tradition is to celebrate a new house with a house warming ceremony. This ceremony is celebrated for the house owner who just built a new house or just bought a new house. People celebrate this because they believe it will bring good luck, happiness and get rid of any bad spirits, and also show to the other villagers that they are the owner of that new house. Read more