Wai Phyo Myint is a rising senior at Green Mountain College, majoring in Political Journalism. Before coming to the United States to work on her degree, Wai worked as a reporter in Burma (Myanmar) for about five years. Currently, Wai is working as a co-editor for the college’s student run-newspaper, the Mountaineer.
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Category Archives: Frugal Asia Trip
A group of university students marching to the site of the bridge stampede on the National Mourning Day. Flags are pulled down to the half.
The annual boat rolling festival, called ‘Water Festival’, held on a full moon day in November, was one of the major festivals in Cambodia. Millions of people from the provinces come to Phnom Penh to cheer for their province’s representative … Continue reading
I often travel around Cambodia – of course, by bus. Don’t forget, I am a frugal traveler. Apart from my trips for my researches, I also have to go to border areas like every month basically just for the visa … Continue reading
A couple of days ago, when I get back from work, I saw a group of people erecting a huge tent which is more than 100 feet long, on the street I live. The length of the tent goes up … Continue reading
Pchum Ben festival is one of the two biggest religious festivals in Cambodia held to honor the dead. During the festival days, many people especially older people go to pagodas everyday, and make donations and pray for their ancestors and … Continue reading
When we visit other countries – if we do not have any friends or anyone else who come and pick us up at the airport, taxi drivers are among the very first persons we usually interact with after the immigration … Continue reading