Traveling to Cambodia as a vegetarian? Here's your (updated) guide to eating well.
Banana vendor in Kampong Chhnang province, Cambodia. Photos by Glynn Pogue
As I slurped up the last bit of spicy broth from my lunch of ramen noodle and bok choy, I felt full and satisfied. That is, until I took a final look at my bowl: Hiding at the bottom, alongside a few stray bean sprouts, was an indiscernible hunk of fatty flesh on bone. Chicken? Beef? Pork? My contentment quickly dissipated. What on Earth did I just eat?
Does this sound familiar, fellow traveling vegetarians? I'd recently gotten to Cambodia (as part of the Peace Corps), and I was still figuring out how to navigate being a...Read More