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Koh Rong Samloem, Saracen Bay - Cita or Paradise Villas?

Posted by lumatka on 10/11/2016 at 06:47

Dear Paradise lovers , I can not decide where to stay: Cita or Paradise Villas. I like the fact that Cita is owned by Italian as I love Italian food and coffee, but Paradise seems to have a nicer restaurant and they offered me room directly on the beach for same price as Cita in second row. Pleaaaase help! Thank you! Lucia ...

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Kratie in March

Posted by caroc on 1/11/2016 at 09:57

I'm spending a few weeks in Cambodia (second visit) in March 2017 and I'm planning to take the bus from Phnom Penh to Kratie for a few days. I'd like to make it up to Kampi in the hope of seeing a dolphin or two. I know there is good info on this website, although I wonder why they say to "leave the camera behind" re dolphins. Is this a question of just "being there in the moment"? Has anyone had recent experience of Kratie town and province and would there be any di ...

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Beaching in Cambodia

Posted by allblack on 24/10/2016 at 15:09

Hello, We are two couples traveling in Laos/Cambodia from Dec 15th to Jan 7th. We were hoping to stay in Koh Rong Samloem for a couple of days around New Year, but it appears every decent place is booked (Agoda, Booking, ...). I would like to know if, a) it is recommended to show up there without reservation as good places might not be bookable on the internet. b) if some other islands/beaches would match up KRS and be less crowded around Jan 1st. We're looking mostly for upscale bungalo ...

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living in siem reap with a one year old.

Posted by twoandababy on 20/10/2016 at 10:50

hi I'm going to volunteer at anjali house ( siem reap) a school for impoverished children. I'm studding to be a therapist and need a 5 week work placement to advance in my course, in January and my wife and one year old daughter is coming with me but will not be volunteering. so I'm asking for a little tips and advice and maybe a good place to stay wile were there thats child friendly? any help would be very much appreciated. ...

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One month itinary help please!

Posted by lajoy9 on 13/10/2016 at 18:31

Hi there, We will be traveling from Laos, 4000 islands to Cambodia. I'd like to know if my planning for Cambodia is ok? Will be there in March next year.Some of it is based on the Travelfish itinary. What I need anyone to tell me is, if I am missing on something or if we stay too long in some places? Stung Treng: 4 days at the Mekong bird resort (thanks to Travelfish) Kratie + Koh Trong Island: 4 days Sen Menorom 1 or 2 nights? Also will do the 2 days trek with Mondulkiri elephant and wildife ...

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Siem Reap and La Nina

Posted by apeiron75 on 25/8/2016 at 08:44

Hi all I was in Siem Reap in Mid November 2012 and the weather was OK - just a strong but brief rainstorm in the afternoon but sunny for the rest of the day. I am now planning to be there the very last 4 days of October and I was wondering what might be the impact of la Nina, which according to some websites has a 75% probability of gaining strength. What is your experience? Do I have 75% probability of finding bad weather all day long? Thanks!! ...

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Express Minivan from Phnom Penh to Kratie

Posted by clinesmiths on 9/10/2016 at 20:16

Lonely Planet mentions express minivans that can do the route from Phnom Penh to Kratie in four hours, but I can't seem to find any transport company info. We want to book in advance as we are flying in to Phnom Penh at 9:30 am and would like to go directly to Kratie. We would be willing to book a taxi as well if anyone has contact info for any of these transport options. Thanks! ...

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Cambodia to Vietnam overland

Posted by kickintheass on 22/9/2016 at 08:46

Hi all We will be in Cambodia in mid January for about 10 days.We then plan to go to Vietnam overland after that..We are heading north to Hanoi so do not want to go to Ho Chi Min.We are hoping to get to Da Nang or Hue for Tet (New Year) Is it best to do this through Laos.How long does this take or is it even worth the long journey.We have not ruled out the possibility of flying into Vietnam.. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks in advance ...

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Getting Indonesian Visa in Pnom Penh lately

Posted by lajoy9 on 20/9/2016 at 09:04

Hi, I am wandering if anybody has tried getting a 60 days Visa for Indonesia in Pnom Penh recently? And how did it go? Any recommandations would be appreciated. I read the link on Travelfish, but it is dated 2011. We will be a week in Pnom Penh and the city would be the best place for us to get the Visa. ...

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5 days in Cambodia

Posted by mrakovan on 10/6/2016 at 19:49

Hello, we have 5 days 4 nights in Cambodia but we have a hard time deciding if we should stay in Siem Reap the whole time or spend 1 night in Phnom Penh. We will either fly to Saigon on the 5th day or bus/taxi on the 4th day to PP, spend a night in PP and then to Saigon on the 5th day. We will be there in January. Any advice would be much appreciated. ...

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flights form Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Posted by clinesmiths on 12/7/2016 at 00:09

Travel Fish states there are three carriers that fly this route, but doesn't list them. Anyone know what they are? Also, we are planning on connecting to this flight from our international flight. Anyone know what the policy is on this in case our intl flight is delayed and we miss it? thanks in advance. ...

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Advice for a week from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap and Bangkok?

Posted by JGBR on 14/9/2016 at 21:42

My husband and I are planning a few weeks in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia in October, and we're a bit stuck on the last week. We will have already spent time in Thailand and are visiting Luang Prabang for Boun Ok Phonsa (in mid October). We then have a week to get back to Bangkok, and would like to get to Siem Reap , but do not want to spend the whole week there. The challenge is that it seems we don't have quite enough time to fit in another far-flung destination that requires a whole ...

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Stung Treng to Siem Reap bus

Posted by clinesmiths on 10/9/2016 at 14:15

I've heard there is a new bus route from Stung Treng to Siem Reap (via Krong Preah Vihear) now that there has been a bridge added across the Mekong from Stung Treng. It would be a real time saver, but I can't seem to find any info on this. Has anyone taken this route? If so what bus company did you use? We would be willing to pay for a taxi as well. Any info would be appreciated. ...

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Driving in Cambodia

Posted by avigdorsapir on 6/8/2016 at 03:33

Hi all I'm checking the possibility of taking some 5-6 days in Cambodia with a partner, and want to be in Phnom Penh, and Angkor, and the anything on the way. Can we rent a car? how is the driving there? Anybody? Thanks Avigdor ...

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I'm in Korea and I need your help!

Posted by LUKI on 12/8/2016 at 10:12

Next week, Cambodian will visit Korea for about 4 hours. I want to prepare some gifts for him. He is about 30 years old. What might be a suitable souvenir or gift for him? Or if you are a Cambodian, what would you buy in Korea? ...

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First TECH FEST in Siem Reap

Posted by plancooks on 9/8/2016 at 00:43

Hi, we are AngkorHUB! Your Coworking and Coliving Space in Cambodia. A Productive Work Space with fast Internet. This WEEK we organise the FIRST TECH FEST in Siem Reap. WHY WE DO THIS ? This is an event about business, tech and innovation. The conference below is in the spirit of exchange and networking. It will be an amazing opportunity to network and we have few ideas to make the magic happens. We really want to make a diference in the cambodian journey. DAY 1 (TALKS AND UNCONFERE ...

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Battambang to Chanthaburi via Pialin

Posted by salford6 on 2/3/2010 at 09:30

Anyone travelled from Battambang to Chanthaburi via the Ban Pakard crossing. Thanks ...

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Homestay in Tonle Sap Lake?

Posted by macroscopios on 28/7/2016 at 00:04

I did something like that in Banteay Chmaar with a rural community tourism organization and stayed in the same house with a khmer family (I had my own room but shared toilet) and was amazing. I wonder if there is any rural organization that does the same in Tonle Sap lake.. I am not looking for luxury (I can't afford it anyway) but a real experience and to help humble and honest local people, not somebody who has a company and pays little to nothing to their employers. Have you done it or hear ...

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Travel mate (hitch hiker buddy preferred) Siem Reap to Tonle Sap Lake/Preah Vihear/Sihanoukouville

Posted by macroscopios on 27/7/2016 at 23:59

Hi!I've put this one in the Companions section but since that is before you travel and I'm already in Siem Reap I think I should post it here as well. I'm a 31 solo female traveller who is pretty used to be alone (specially trekking/ciclotourism) but also enjoy good talks about anything (from why should humans be kind to each other to the funniest food poisoning adventures in or out a toilet). Although I love the fact of getting to know more locals by travelling alone, I need a travel compan ...

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Share car & guide to Koh Ker/Preah Vihear and/or Beng Melea/Phnom Kulen

Posted by missmitzi on 11/7/2016 at 07:32

Would anyone want to split the cost of a guide and car to Koh Ker/Preah Vihear and/or Beng Melea/Mount Kulen some time during the week of 18 to 22 July? Coming from Siem Reap. Thanks! ...

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