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shared taxi SR to border on Sunday (4) or Monday 5

Posted by andrewryan on 1/4/2010 at 10:31

I will be going by taxi (reasoanbly priced Camry, the same one I took from Poipet to SR earlier this week) to the border on Sunday or Monday, looking for 1-3 (2 ideal) people to share the ride, email me if interested. I also have info on the various bus option to Bangkok -- including the gambling bus from the border, other bus from the border, and buses from the Aranya bus station, or taxis from the border (possibly saves a couple of hours, but at 1900 baht is more than I c ...

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Cambodia in April

Posted by shaydan_01 on 14/3/2010 at 18:11

Hi everyone, My partner and I are landing in Cambodia April 20th and spending about a month - month 1/2 exploring the country. As I understand it is the hottest time of the year and I am wondering if we are better off heading away from Siem Reap (where we land) to some cooler areas before coming back mid-late June to do Angkor Wat. Will the climate change much during this period? If anyone has some suggestions of better places to be at this time of year in Cambodia then please let me ...

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Posted by valleylady on 5/4/2010 at 22:34

we will be travelling for 5 wks.arrive bangkok then overland to cambodia and onto vietnam,,,been to thailand many times,but would be grateful for iteneries,transport,border crossins etc for the other 2 destinations.will be arriving by air into and out off thailand with 30 dAY visa on arrival.thanks ...

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phnom phen -siem riep forth and back

Posted by chimik72 on 10/1/2007 at 21:39

hi to travelfish, please advice where i could taxi for the drie phnom -phen to siem riep,and how much it could cost, and what is a schedulle of fast boats from siem riep to phnom-phen in march 2007. thanks and best wishes. ...

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Effordable international school in Phnom Phen?

Posted by thewayitis on 22/4/2010 at 02:26

Hi all, anybody have an advice?The ones we saw in the internet are serveral thousand $$$ per year. We know a good one in Sihanoukville for 35$ per month and would be glad to find a correspondent in Phnom Phen in this price range. Another solution would be to choose a more expensive one and get a discount through an employment as english teacher.We arrive in Cambodia end of August and will stay probably for good,but at least a couple of years and are looking for work in this field anyway. T ...

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Postage Stamp Scam

Posted by borisborough on 1/2/2010 at 02:43

I'm not sure anyone else has experienced this but it seems like the postal workers at the post office in Shanook Bvd in Phnom Penh are working a scam on tourists. I wanted to post three written postcards (yes, old-fashioned but it's what the oldies want) from Cambodia to the UK and New Zealand. The board behind the counter clearly states that postcard stamps to Europe and Oceania are 2800r and that America is 3000r. When I requested three postcard stamps for Europe I was asked for 9000r ...

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From Bangkok To Battambang

Posted by dardar on 4/6/2007 at 11:59

Hi all, i'm planning to get to cambodia from bbk. I was wondering if i can get a bus from bbk to battambang? and if so how much time does it take and what is the price? ...

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School/orphanage for children with additional needs?

Posted by coopsnpeps on 28/3/2010 at 04:57

Hi there, When we travel to Siem REap in November we are hoping to visit a school or orphanage that caters for children with additional needs, in particular physical disabilities. Can anyone suggest a program/group/organisation that would benefit from some supplies and a visit? Cheers Bron ...

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Bag Snatching in Phnom Penh

Posted by themildcat on 19/4/2010 at 16:11

A warning to you all, especially girls with shoulder bags. Mine was physically ripped off my body by two guys on a moto. It had my passport and all my credit cards etc in it. I know there are warnings about this but my bag strap was quite thick, maybe they even sliced it. A scarier thought. When I went to the embassy it was full of other people trying to get a new passport because they too had been bag snatched. It's rife. Leave your **** at home!!! ...

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Recent Preah Vihear experiences?

Posted by Lother on 24/4/2010 at 04:15

Has anybody been to Prasat Preah Vihear recently from the Cambodian side? We're planning to check out NW Cambodia and Preah Vihear in early July and are wondering about the best route and conditions during the wet season. The plan is to travel to Tbeng Meanchey and continue from there to Anlong Veng and onwards to Thailand, but is it then better to visit Preah Vihear from TB or AV? ...

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12 days trip: Cambodia or Vietnam?

Posted by manols on 4/5/2010 at 18:47

Hello everyone, I have a break of 12 days and wants to travel to South East Asia. Departure: 10 May! I'm based in HK at the moment and checked the flights fares, best deal for me would be to go to Hanoi or Pnom Penh through Singapore.. I have only 12 days.. Short! For Vietnam, my plan would be to start in Hanoi & surroundings to Saigon.. I am a bit afraid it's gonna be short though, then thinking to stop in mid-way and go reverse? What do you think? For Cambodia, as I believe it ...

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Trip report - 2 weeks in Cambodia June / July 09

Posted by misterwoods on 30/3/2010 at 21:53

As part of a trip to Asia, I spent 2 weeks travelling down through Cambodia with my girlfriend, both very easygoing, in our mid twenties and our budget was about 30-35 dollars a day… Our route was from Bangkok – Aranyprathet/Poipet – Siem Reap – Phnom Penh – Kampot – Kep – Rabbit Island – Phnom Penh. 28th June 6am train from Bangkok To Aranyrathet, a pleasant journey through the Thailand countryside which takes approx 5 hours and cost 48 baht. (you may want to bring ...

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Angkor/Siem Reap

Posted by Snejbjerg on 27/1/2010 at 17:43

Hallo Danish family, 2 adults, 3 children age 7, 14, 16. We plan to take a trip in the last two weeks of june and all of july. Starting in Bangkok. Whould it make sense to go to Angkor in the middle of july due to weather conditions? Is it possible to find rooms where you 5 persons can stay? Best regards Jan ...

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Phnom Penh to Ko Chang

Posted by samh90 on 13/5/2010 at 12:38

Can someone please tell me what is the best way to travel Phnom Penh to Ko Chang, time scale and costs. Many thanks in advance. ...

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Best way to see Angkor Temples with a 4 yr old?

Posted by ZPeppiatt on 15/4/2010 at 06:11

Hi, Had a quick look and couldn't find anything about this, so sorry if it's been posted before. We're planning on spending about a week in Siem Reap late May/early June - it's just the two of us and our 4 yr old son. The plan is to take it very easy, seeing a few of the 'main' temples over 2 or 3 days, broken up with days in Siem Reap so it's not temples, temples, temples for little 'un. I'd prefer to cycle round if possible, but not sure how feasible this would be with a 4yo. Does a ...

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Share Car to Koh Ker? Tomorrow/Sunday

Posted by DarylTravel on 21/5/2010 at 11:43

I am currently in Siem Rep (traveling by myself) and looking to go to Koh Ker either tomorrow or sunday. If anyone is in the area and interested in going i'd love to find someone/others to share a car. ...

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Independence Beach Sihanoukville

Posted by criss1 on 6/5/2010 at 20:55

I plan to stay at the Independence Hotel for 7 days in January with my wife (we are both 60ish) but your travel guide suggests that much of the nearby beach is closed to the public pending 'construction'. Has anyone been there recently or know whats going on & whether any of this is likely to spoil being in what is hoped to be a quiet part of Sihanoukville (especially as it costs more money to stay here). We are trying to be some distance away from where there's lots of nightlife or noisy area ...

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Siem Reap Tour Rate

Posted by Babalugats on 17/5/2010 at 18:47

I plan to visit Angkor Thom, Bayon, Terrace of the Elephants and Ta Phrom next month (June 17 to be specific). I met a tuk tuk driver on Facebook who said that his price for that itinerary is 15 US dollars. It will be my first time to visit Siem Reap, so I have no idea if his rate is reasonable or not. I'll appreciate your replies on this. Thank you. ...

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Help with Itinerary for Cambodia

Posted by agi01 on 10/5/2010 at 13:53

Hi! I really hope someone could help or at least share some ideas / experiences. My boyfriend and I are travelling around SE Asia in July and plan to go from Vietnam to Cambodia with avoiding flights. Can anyone advise the best way to do this. My boyfriend really wanted to go up the Mekong but we now understand that this option is no longer available which he is gutted about! Is there anyway of doing a small Mekong trip?? Ideally we only want to be there for around 4 days and are ma ...

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travel from Siem Reap to Vientaine Laos

Posted by dayman on 30/5/2010 at 19:24

I am trying to get from Siem Reap to Vientaine in july and was wondering what was the fastest way to do this. Was hoping to do overland travel not fly. Any suggestions on train or buses travel would be a great help ! thanks ...

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