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"The Prince Mekong Villa" in Siem Reap is missing in your hotelguide

Posted by JanNiklas on 19/4/2007 at 23:19

The Prince Mekong Villa is one of the nicest places I have ever been on my travellings. It is in Siem Reap near Angkhor Wat. The exact address is 415 Thaphul Village Svay Dangkum Commune Siem Reap, Cambodia The website: e-mail: Tel: (855) 12 - 437972 Some informations about the Guesthouse: The owner is from Switzerland and he is able to speak english, german, khmer, thai and lao. He is a great tourguide organising boattrips and homest ...

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Angkor App for iPhone. Good idea?

Posted by DuncanStuart on 9/2/2010 at 06:51

I've just read the review of the Travelfish iPhone app which acts as a guide around Angkor and Siem Reap - and I came away somewhat depressed. My feeling is that this kind of thing will severely dent the livelihoods of local guides and will in that respect set locals back - not forward. The second feeling was purely one of personal taste rather than ethical. I'm picturing young backpackers walking round with their bloody iPhone, instead of walking around with their eyes wide open to the amaz ...

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Posting problem

Posted by eastwest on 11/2/2010 at 09:51

Hi Somtam I couldn't find the right place to tell you this. But it seems that there is a slight bug in the software (or I'm just a silly user). Normally when I have posted something (not that often) I use the back button and then my post is being posted again in the same thread. I have seen this also from some other writers. I do get some sort of question which is too long and I normally "enter" that away. Now I realize it is asking if I want to post it again. Off course it is a nic ...

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Cambodia to Laos and back to singapore in 14 days

Posted by andrewlewis on 10/2/2010 at 14:02

I am currently in singapore and leaving for siem reap in the morning. I have vague travel plans but know that I have to be back in singapore by the 24th and I have a flight from siem reap to prabang on the 15th. As far as getting down through Laos I plan on just meeting people in hostels and tagging along or just taking busses around. I don't mind traveling by myself but I am little bit nervous about the trip I am setting out on, this being my first time in asia. I am having difficulties trying ...

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Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport to Aranyprathet

Posted by eventgypsy on 10/2/2010 at 02:06

Hi, I would like to travel to Siem Reap by bus. Apparently, there is a direct bus that travels from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport to Aranyprathet. If yes, do you have the departure times from Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport? Thank you! ...

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Phnom Penh - 2 nights - recommendations please

Posted by smash on 30/12/2009 at 04:47

Hey all Unfortunately due to a string of events, we've ended up having to really cut down our trip duration... So have two nights in PP - arrive PM from HCMC by bus and then leave for Siem Reap in the morning (hopefully in time to see Angkor at sunset). pretty much means just have one full day in PP. So my questions are: 1. What is the best area to stay in? We'll book accommodation before we go to save time/hassle 2. What are two MUST SEE sights that we could do in the AM and then ...

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Help build a school in Cambodia: final push!

Posted by somtam2000 on 21/12/2009 at 08:14

Passports with Purpose are building a school in rural Cambodia with the American Assistance for Cambodia. Through the generosity of their sponsors and donors, the school is fully funded; and they're now raising additional money to provide health services to the kids that attend will attend the school. Their target is US$26,000 and they've already raised almost $23,000. For each $10 donation that you make to AAfC, you will will be entered in the giveaway(s) of your choice. The fundraiser ...

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Breakdancing in Cambodia

Posted by somtam2000 on 13/1/2010 at 10:49

Yup, you read the topic title correctly! Here's a short documentary that was posted on a great Cambodia blog I just stumbled across. You can also see the video here. It mentions in the story that the teacher isn't permitted to go to the US with the students -- the reason for that is explained in this Time story -- kudos to KK. Well worth a read ...

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Saigon - Angkor Wat - Phu Quoc - Saigon

Posted by pandjack on 13/1/2010 at 19:54

Hi Just registered on Travelfish - what an awesome travel site!! Has anyone done this itinerary recently & if so,able to offer any advice on best mode of travel/timings/accommodation/pros-cons etc. Specifically,we're planning on spending a couple of days in Saigon,likewise in Angkor,a week on Phu Quoc then back across the Mekong delta to fly back to the UK from Saigon. Many thanks in anticipation ...

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Tet / CNY in Cambodia

Posted by damo on 29/1/2010 at 15:35

I'll be in Cambodia in a couple of days and I understand Tet and Chinese New Year fall on Feb 14th this year. Will it be difficult to travel during this period? Do people celebrate anywhere near as much as in China and Vietnam? What to expect regarding festivals, fireworks, etc? ...

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Prasat Preah Vihear

Posted by IndygoIndy on 4/10/2009 at 13:53

Hi does anyone no if you can get to Prasat Preah Vihear after the wet. Will be in Siem Reap on 14th Oct and hoping to make our way there. ...

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Which hotel in Siem Reap on a budget??

Posted by Kachinafrance on 14/11/2007 at 00:33

Hi, we're in Siem Reap for a week next February. We have resereved a room at the Two Dragons based on several guides, however the latest visitor review in Travelfish was not very complimentary, in fact it was awful. Does anyone have any recent feedback. We are a very active 60+ couple and we dont travel 5* our budget is 20 - 40 US$ a night. An y recommendations of where to stay would be much appreciated. Thanks ...

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travelling out of cambodia..

Posted by jasonkim8486 on 15/1/2010 at 15:31

is it more convenient to get to bangkok (by land) via siem riep? or phnom penh? are there any trains? or just buses. and by convenient i mean shorter trip. thanks for any replies ...

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Which one is most breathtaking Preah Vihear, Koh Ker or Banteay Chmar?

Posted by squae on 22/10/2009 at 03:19

Hi guys, Spendng a few days in Siem Reap, and might be doing a full day trip to either Preah Vihear, Koh Ker or Banteay Chmar. Has anyone been to these temples if so which one would you recommend?, (I have a feeling people will say you go to Preah Vihear's for views and Banteay Chmar's mystique?, I am hoping that people might have clear favourites though???) Finally this will be a expensive, long daytrip, has anyone done this is the one day and if so is it worth it? ...

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Angkor-Mekong Delta-Saigon

Posted by marianapagotto on 23/1/2010 at 18:13

Hello! First of all, congratulations for the wonderful website! It's helping me soo much in my travelling plans.. Me and my partner will spend a few days in Angkor Wat in beginning of May this year and were thinking about going to Saigon via the Mekong Delta afterwards. We want to do everything by ourselves. Do you think it's possible or we need to get into a tour? I would really love to spend some time in the Delta! Do you recommend any specific places there? Do you know the best route ...

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Posted by redladybiker on 13/1/2010 at 20:57

We are a couple looking for one or two people to share a taxi and the cost with us, to leave Siem Reap on the morning of the 25th or 26th January 2010, to head for Aran, and change taxi's for Bangkok. One person to pay one third, two people to pay a half. Thanks ...

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Preah Vihear in July

Posted by fivesilver on 29/3/2009 at 18:49

Anybody been? I'd imagine the roads could be a bit rough. We're thinking of trying to get there from Anlong Veng. ...

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Preah Khan in Kampong Svay

Posted by oipank on 14/5/2006 at 21:33

I'm planning to visit Preah Khan in Kampong Svay in the end of this month, and I appreciate any comment about the raod condition to the spot. I have tried to go there once few years ago, but we had to give up due to bad road condition. As the rainy season starts soon. I would like to know what kind of vehicle is appropriate now. ...

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Beng Mealea, Preah Khan and Koh Ker

Posted by KirstyB on 19/1/2010 at 17:07

Can anyone advise on the feasibility/timings for a 2 day/1 night trip from Siem Reap (and returning back there) visiting Beng Mealea, Preah Khan and Koh Ker. Which is the best order to do it in, what the travelling times are (by car) and which would be the best place to overnight. Apologies if this information is somewhere here but I couldn’t find it! Many thanks. ...

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Kep to Ko Kong

Posted by notoriety on 22/1/2010 at 19:48

I need to travel from Kep to Ko Kong. Does anyone know how much a taxi from Kep or Kampot to the Thai border would be? I know there's a morning bus from Sihanoukville but I wasn't planning to go there. Thanks for any help. ...

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