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sihanoukville... worth it?

Posted by sinstone on 14/8/2009 at 22:25

short and sweet. i hated the south of thailand and would love to catch some more beach action. heard mixed reviews about sihanoukville... any suggestions? should i just wait for malaysia/indonesia? cheers! ...

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Posted by LeonardCohen1 on 26/3/2014 at 20:56

Is there a town which has really good kayaking thru mangroves to caves etc? I couldnt find much by doing a search. ...

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Hotel Recommendation in Siem Reap

Posted by Apoloplaza on 26/3/2014 at 20:01

I would love to recommend Kiri Boutique Hotel. They will arrange the tour guide, driver, trip to Angkor complex..... I stayed with Kiri when I had a holiday in Siem Reap. It is very reasonable price. Contact - Thank you ...

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4 days in Phnom Penh

Posted by Mooncat on 18/3/2014 at 06:34

Hello Arriving into PP on Sat 22MAR and will be there for 4 1/2 days. Can anyone suggest a private tour guide I can hire for two days to show me around main tourist sites but also some of the commercial areas? Are there any one night river cruises available? Any "normal" backpackers who want to join me for some sightseeing let me know... James ...

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Cambodia itineray advise

Posted by heytoki on 20/3/2014 at 17:04

Hello all, I am travelling to Cambodia in April. Initially i am flying to Bangkok where i will stay one day before flying with Air Asia to Phonm Phen. The day i will arrive to Phonm Phen is the 20th of April and i am flying back to Bangkok from Siem Reap on the 4th of May. So i am planning to stay two days in Phonm Phen and then i will be heading down south to Koh Rong or Koh Rong Samloem ( Still to decide). From here i will go to spend the last 3 days in Siem Reap to see Angkor. As i am f ...

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Cambodia eVisa - Hat Lek / Ko Kong

Posted by stever1000 on 17/3/2014 at 22:36

Hello, Can anyone provide me with concrete info regarding showing up at the hat lek/ko kong border crossing with an eVisa? This works 100%? I want to get through with no problems, and not pay for the visa on arrival scam at that border. I looked at getting the visa beforehand in bangkok, but it sounds like a pain too. cheers ...

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Warning: 4,000 Islands to Siam Reap bus scam

Posted by chuckwriter on 12/12/2009 at 13:24

Dear Phnom Penh-Sorya Transport Co., Ltd. Date: December 12, 2009 To: Phnom Penh-Sorya Transport Co., Ltd. From: Chuck Adams, American backpacker Dear Sir or Madam, I must alarm you, if I may, to a situation which occurred on your transport line between Don Det, Laos and Siam Reap, Cambodia, the infamous bus "168." I do so in the hopes that your service might improve in the future, thus ensuring a healthy, robust touristic economy for Cambodia for years to come. To recount, I purchas ...

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Siem Reap to Bangkok by Bus

Posted by robinow on 10/3/2014 at 00:57

Hi all, My girlfriend and I are planning to travel from Siem Reap to Bangkok by bus in a couple of days. I've read plenty of horror stories about going the other way but I was wondering if it's the same going into Thailand? Apologies if this has already been posted, I've had a search if the forum and Siem Reap guide but not really found anything. ...

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English speaking Tuk Tuk guide Kampong Cham

Posted by ElGrunon on 17/2/2014 at 22:15

This man was recommended to us by two fellow travellers in Kratie. His name is Mr. Koung Thol (Thol) Phone number 092840924 or 010840924. email He is honest and reliable and works for about US$20 per day. Any questions please ask. ...

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Cambodian visa without itinerary

Posted by Yorkshire_Kiwi on 8/3/2014 at 20:12

Has anybody had any problems getting a Cambodian visa on entry without any itinerary or onward tickets? We are flying into Siem Reap on a one way ticket as we are travelling Asia for approx. 2 years and don't want to plan too far ahead. ...

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Phnom Penh-Siem Reap-Phnom Penh

Posted by CaptainJack on 1/3/2014 at 09:30

Hi friends , I'll going to Phnom Penh -Siem Reap in November.This will be group trip of 13 members and we have bought the flight ticket to Phnom Penh.Can anyone suggest me a plan for 5 day trip from Phnom Penh,Siem Reap and then back to Phnom Penh for flight back to Malaysia.I'm also looking for anyone who can suggest me tour agency to there. Thanks ...

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English speaking Tuk Tuk guide Kratie

Posted by ElGrunon on 17/2/2014 at 21:41

Our hotel got this man for us and he is honest, reliable and inexpensive. His name is Mr Sithal and his phone number is 011 564922 and his email address is Skype Sithaljohn. Budget $20 for the day. Any questions please ask. ...

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Viewed 1,302 times, with 2 replies. Last reply by ElGrunon on 21/2/2014 at 04:06

koh rong samloem or koh rong?

Posted by adampatto on 14/11/2011 at 07:22

Hi Guys, Were looking at spending a few nights on one of the islands as was wondering if anyone had any advice on which of the islands to pick and if so which resort? Also whats the best way to get there from Phnom Penh? Do we stop at SihanoukVille or just go straight through? Cheers ...

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Guesthouse in Phnom Penh

Posted by Deadpoets on 23/9/2010 at 09:43

Hola! Any recommendation on a nice guesthouse in Phnom Penh? Affordable and clean. Your thoughts...thanks! Cheers... ...

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Help fund a rainforest camera trap expedition into Virachey National Park

Posted by somtam2000 on 8/9/2013 at 06:07

Just thought I'd post this Indiegogo project I just found out about (via Greg, the resident Travelfish Virachey expert . The organisers are raising funds to set up a series of camera traps that will be used to prove there are endangered species (tigers, elephants, rhinos, leopards and friends) to try and use that as leverage to get some serious protection happening -- not before time! The project's funding requirements are pretty clear and so I'd say if you've got an interest in this kind of th ...

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Free volunteer work in Cambodia

Posted by Phoenix66 on 15/5/2011 at 17:46

Hi, I'm planning to go to Cambodia sometime in September or October and was thinking of doing some volunteer work. I could be wrong but the most popular (and probably) rewarding work there seems to be teaching English or working in orphanages so I'd like to do that. I've found quite a few websites that offer this but they all charge at least £150 a week which seems like a rip off right? Therefore, I'd be really grateful if anyone knew of any organisations that were cheaper or ideally free, ...

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Business visa at land crossing?

Posted by Kaitlynnicole02 on 2/2/2014 at 18:35

Hi there, I am getting conflicting information on the Internet and was hoping someone could help me out. I am flying into BKK and heading to the border crossing to Cambodia shortly after that. Is it possible to get a business visa at a land border? Some articles I read stated that one could only get a business visa at the airport or before reaching Cambodia. Anyone know? Thanks! ...

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Honda Win for sale

Posted by schlenz on 2/2/2014 at 20:38

Hey guys, it didn't take me too much time to decide to bring my Honda win to Cambodia after riding thruogh whole Vietnam. its just the best way to travel! unfortunetly there is a time to say goodbye this time will be at end of feb /beginning of march in siem reap. I did regular oil changes and the bike comes with ful face helmet, rack, straps and the Vietnamese ownership blue card. the border crossing at ha tien was easy so you could just do the trip I did in the opposite direction. It comes wi ...

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Cambodia Itinerary (3-4 weeks)

Posted by stever1000 on 21/11/2013 at 05:01

Hello! My partner and I will be traveling from Vietnam (overland or flying) sometime in April 2014. We are planning to spend 3-4 weeks in Cambodia, but we are flexible. We have to be in Thailand for a course in early May. I also posted an itinerary in Vietnam. We want to see the "best of" Cambodia since we don't know when we will be back. We are interested in everything, we don't care too much about partying. These are the places we want to go: Phnom Pehn, Siem Riep, Battambang, Kep ...

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From Kep (Cambodia) to Chau Doc (Vietnam)

Posted by musvin on 30/1/2014 at 11:55

Hello, I need help planning our trip from Kep to Chau Doc . In March, we will be visiting Siem Reap for 5 days. And then, we have 10 days before going to Vietnam. We hesitate between going to Battambang or/and Phnom Penh or directly to Kep. Any ideas on this part of the trip would be appreciated. For the last part of our stay in Cambodia (Kep), should we go back to Phnom Penh and take the boat down to Chau Doc or take the bus from Kep to Ha Tien and then Chau Doc. Which itinerary i ...

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