I will be in Phnom Penh for 9 weeks from January to Mid March. I am going on my own and will be the only international intern at the place I will be working at. I am deciding between staying in an apartment on my own or staying in a hotel (either Golden Gate or Bodhi tree). Staying in a hotel for over two months seems like a bit much but I would also really like to be able to meet other travellers while I am there and am worried about feeling to isolated in an apt. So am not sure what to do. An ...
Wondering if anybody could offer advice on getting from Southern Thai islands to Cambodia without having to backtrack?!
Koh Samui will be my last stop and want to head to Cambodia, either overland or fly. All the sites I am finding are only giving me info from Bangkok....
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Visiting Cambodia for a month with our children. Want them to see life as it is for some in the orphanages and would like bring clothing to donate and some cash.
Any tips for the best places to do this?
The fast boat from KC to Kratie looks very uncomfotable & you don't see the scenery unless on the roof.Does anyone know if you can hire a safe comfortable boat with driver to do the trip there & back independantly?
Also same question for Battambang to Siem Reap?
Thanks for your help,
Dear Fellow Travellers;
I'm interested in checking out real estate in Sihanoukville to turn into a guesthouse/bar/restaurant (or possibly buying a place already open.) If anyone knows any websites I can look to for information, please let me know. Thanks a bunch!
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I will be in Phnom Penh for a little over two weeks on my own and was hoping someone would have advice on long-term accommodation. I am on a limited budget but would like something safe and decent. Aside from just staying in hotel and paying a daily rate, any sugegstions? ...
After spending a lot of time trying to figure out how to fly out of Cambodia to Singapore and being quoted $400 to $650 one way, I finally found www.jetstarasia.com I got a flight for $79 (including taxes) Siem Reap - Singapore, so much better!!
So don"t waste your precious traveling money on cheeky travel agents which quote ridiculous prices!
Hope this helps of few of you out there!
- Over and out! ...
I had read from one of the thread stating a 3days 2nites tour package from phnon penh to delta for $30.
Anyone know which travel agency and address or can provide me with more information?
I'm planning a 12 days trip to Camdodia in Dec.
Plan is to fly in to Siem Reap then fly out from Phnom Penh.
3/4 days in Siem Reap and 3/4 days in Phnom Penh.
Any suggestion on other places that is worth a visit during the journey from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh?
Does anyone knows how to get to Vietnam from Cambodia (by buses, boat or trains)? Can I get a visa at the border?
I will be travelling from singapore - malaysia - thailand - cambodia - vietnam - china beijing - lhasa (air transport are definitely no no). I will be travelling alone, are there anything I should look out for?
I have left out laos, dunno if it's a good idea?
I am making my 1st trip to Cambodia this April '07. I am an RN and would like to visit the main hospital in Phnom Penh or Siemreap, or maybe both.. I need to research more into which hospitals, etc. I'd also like to donate some medical supplies... does anyone have any idea what is needed, or even just a contact person, someone who can help me in organizing this? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you! ...
is it possible to visit cambodia during july (cause of the wet season)?
i would like to go to prasat vihear and some other wats up in the northwest of cambodia but my travel guide (lonely planet ) warns against it due to the difficulties of transport and impassable roads.
so there is no way i can go there during july??
what about april?? ...
I just read on a bank's website that travellers cheques aren't recommended for Cambodia.
We're only going to be in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap (after HCMC) - should we make sure we have enoug dollars before entering Cambodia or should we be able to exchange the travellers cheques in PP or SR?
I'm going to be in and around Siem Reap for a few days in November and I just heard that there is going to be some sort of Expo that will supposedly attract twice the amount of tourists than they are used to.
Does anyone know anything about this? ...
I have intention to travel with laptop to cambodia. Having exposed to so many information make me wonder if its a good idea to travel with my laptop.
Please advise if its a good idea to travel with my laptop?
Apart from time set aside for visiting Angkor Wat (we're thinking two days for that) how much time to people generally spend in Siem Reap? Aside from visiting temples what do you recommend we do while in Siem Reap? ...