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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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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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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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3 week tour of Cambodia with my adventurous son wil

Posted by stevie123 on 19/1/2014 at 05:41

My son Wil and I are off to Cambodia in February and will be touring for 3 weeks This is my first plan of my trip. what do you all think? Fly into Siam Reap from Bangkok Few days temple exploring and looking at floating village on Tonle Sap overland to Stung Treng for dolphin watching and Mekong Discovery trail by bike or moped Kratie and stay on the Mekong islands nearby at home stays hopefully up to Ban Lung and Sen Monoram for tribal trekking and possibly doing the link road inbetween ...

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share taxi to Siem Reap

Posted by miriam123 on 24/1/2014 at 02:39

Me and my boyfriend are going to siem reap from sihanoukville tomorrow. Wondering whether anyone wants to get a share taxi instead of nightbus/day bus. Thanks Miriam ...

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Best Island to STAY at near Sihanoukville

Posted by SoloGirls on 7/1/2014 at 18:47

I plan to get in 3 days or so of beach time and I'm going to go to Sihanoukville first to get a visa for Vietnam. So I was wondering what is the best island no more than a 3 hour boat ride from Sihanoukville? I don't need a party scene, nor do I need it to be extremely quiet. It doesn't really matter to me. What I am looking for is beautiful clean beaches, cheap clean accommodations, and safety. I'm traveling alone. Any suggestions? ...

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Itinerary Help: Siem reap to HCMC

Posted by SoloGirls on 13/1/2014 at 18:12

Well I think I've changed my plans about 50 times in the last week. I was wondering if anybody would chime in about which option they would choose out of the following. I only have about 10 days to do this and I don't want to be on the go the entire time. I think some of these options would create that. Some of this includes Vietnam. But I had to pick one forum or the other. Issues: I need to get a Vietnam Visa during this time. I've read S-Ville is the best option as it happens in 20 minu ...

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Self Catering in Cambodia?

Posted by plonker on 3/1/2014 at 11:46

Hey all, first of all thanks for all this information on this site, I've read through it all today - It's all very helpful! But now onto my question; Me and a friend are wanting to visit Cambodia sometime this year, but she has some very strict dietary needs, so would, much, much rather somewhere self catering so we can buy the ingredients and cook ourselves (Well she would, I'd happily go eat out anyway!) We plan on spending 3 weeks here, without rushing around to see everything, just taking i ...

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Entering Viet Nam at Trapeang Phlong > Xa Mat

Posted by Archmichael on 16/1/2014 at 11:37

As all the other posts I've seen about this are four or five years old, I'm starting a new one. This coming April or May we'll be traveling from Kampong Cham to Sai Gon/HCMC. Does anyone have recent experience at the Trapeang Phlong> Xa Mat crossing? Besides the crossing itself, does anyone have information regarding transportation from there into Sai Gon, or at least to Tay Ninh, from which I figure a bus would be fairly easy to sort out. We'll already have our Viet Nam visas, so that w ...

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An ideal break up trip

Posted by Rohitgokul on 12/1/2014 at 12:59

Hey All, I would appreciate some input from you travellers. Obviously, i am nursing a bad divorce.. I would like to get away from town to someplace relaxed, crazy and good crowd to meet. Cambodia or Thailand is what i thought. Obviously something that doesnt leave me broke after about 12- 15 days would be great.. Lot of craziness and wild partying nights is what i probably think i would need. Cheers, Ro ...

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Camping on Islands

Posted by SuicidalSausage on 7/5/2013 at 10:58

Hello, Just wondering if its possible to hire a kayak on one of the islands of the coast of Sihanoukville, and use it to kayak around the island and sleep in hammocks along the beach? Would you have to be 'staying' with one of the resorts on the island, or could you simply hire a kayak and do it independantly? If so, are there smaller, deserted islands around the main islands which can be kayaked to and stayed on? Is this legal/allowed, or does it not matter? Thanks for any help! ...

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