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Posted by lanphuonglien on 23/8/2017 at 13:38

AT RISE: JOSH is leaning against lamppost, his hands within the pockets, searching lower at ground. CUPID comes flying in on skateboard, and rolls as much as JOSH, almost encountering him. CUPID: I don't suppose you've my Frisbee, can you? how to choose a good skateboard JOSH (Inflammed): Does it look as if I have your Frisbee? CUPID: I didn't think you most likely did. JOSH: Then why have you ever ask? CUPID: I didn't ask. I merely mentioned, I don't suppose you've my Frisbee. And I Also w ...

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Crossing from Thailand to Cambodia at Chong Sa Ngam

Posted by elaineh on 23/8/2017 at 06:43

We plan to take an overnight bus from Bangkok to Sisaket, make our way to Chong Sa Ngam / Anlong Veng crossing ( how we don't yet know) and then have the day to get to our hotel near Preah Vihear City (Bahal). Any advice would be great... we will be travelling in December 17 ...

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Tuk Tuk Driver in Siem Reap

Posted by mralfr3dchan on 5/7/2016 at 04:05

Had the pleasure of having a companian whilst at Siem Reap last month. Tuk Tuk driver and guide. Was very punctual and what I like about him is that he is pretty committed to his schedule, unlikely many who seemed to be rushing around. Handled our travel itinerary well, brought us to spots which touristless photography was possible. It was a nice trip and I felt I should do him fair by introducing to fellow travelers for your consideration to use him. You can see his website here. He can speak ...

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Getting to Laos from Kampot

Posted by duonganh on 10/7/2017 at 07:23

Is it easy enough to get into Laos from kampot? ...

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Anybody want Half price accom ???!!!

Posted by Chase86 on 1/7/2017 at 17:47

Hello Would anybody like half price accom on Koh Rong Sanloem?! at Sunset bungalows 5th July till 10th july.. I messed up my booking now we have 4 bungalows and we only needed 2! I can not get refund we payed $230us per bungalow but you can have for half price! Any money back is a help for this poor traveler! We can meet you somewhere.. My email is please email Many Thanks Lisa ...

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One month through cambodia: looking for hints!

Posted by huongduong on 26/6/2017 at 09:54

Hi everyone! i'm currently in china and planned to spend the winter holidays (jan/12 to feb/13) travelling around cambodia with my boyfriend. we're arriving at and leaving from bangkok. i want to enjoy tropical beaches but at the same time i don't want to miss the temples and the lush nature of this beautiful country. i figured out a rough list of the places i'd like to hit: bangkok, maybe one or two thai islands (koh samet, koh chang?), peam krasop, koh kong, sihanoukville and islands (really ...

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Cambodia, Laos& Myanmar 1st time.

Posted by Raycar on 18/5/2017 at 18:51

Hi, my husband & I are in the process of planning a 3 month trip next Jan to April trip. We already booked our flights in & out of Phnom Penh. We would to see Laos & Myranmar if possible. Any suggestions as to a route to take or things to see? Any & all suggestions are appreciated. We don't mind catching trains, buses or whatever. Thanks. ...

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Flying into and out of Phnom Penh. Getting down south without going back through PP.

Posted by christay2009 on 7/5/2017 at 01:57

Hello all, First post in a long time ... I'm trying to plan a short vacation to Cambodia during the first couple of weeks of July. I have flight tickets into and out of Phnom Penh which has caused a bit of a headache planning the itinerary. I've included what I've got so far below. One issue is could I get from Battambang to Siam Reap Airport for a 1:30pm flight? Would I need to hire my own car to do this trip? I would ideally like to avoid having to transit through PP again on the way so ...

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Where can we sell bicycles in Phnom Penh?

Posted by ChaSim on 22/4/2017 at 05:07

Hi everybody, We are a couple just finishing our bicycle trip through Laos and Cambodia. We are in Phnom Penh where we try to sell our bikes for a reasonable price. Do you know any good place that would accept bying second hand bicycles? Thanks for the help! ...

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First Time in Asia

Posted by mrsb1803 on 15/2/2017 at 06:51

Hi All Husband and I (late 50's) are planning our trip for November. We travel quite often but just Europe and the US so this year we're heading further east. Want to see all the usual tourist sites and some of the real Cambodia, learn about the people and history. We are not beach lovers but would like to wind down for the last few days. Work dictates only 2 weeks so any comments & suggestions to the itinerary below would be very welcome. Leaving from Heathrow 4 nights Siem Reap -Golde ...

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Phnom Penh to Kampot or to Kep

Posted by lajoy9 on 17/3/2017 at 04:51

Dear all, congratulations for The New York Times vote. Travelfish is most valuable to me while on my first trip to SE Asia. Food, directions and things to do. Hotels occasionally. Today's question is: We are in PP at the moment, going to Kep for 2 nights, than 5 nights in Kampot . I thought about maybe going directly to Kampot from PP, leave our luggage our Kampot Hotel, rent a motorbike for 2 days to go to Kep and come back 2 days later. Would that be a good plan? In Kep, we wa ...

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SR-PP-Sihanoukville-Kampot-Koh Rong S

Posted by jacquelineira on 28/1/2017 at 21:55

Hi! I'll be traveling to Cambodia on July 3 to July 15. I'm planning my itinerary from Siem Reap to PP to Sihanoukville and to Kampot (to find the best peppers!) and to koh rong samloem? From Siem Reap to PP I have it all figured it out. I just need your recommendations on things to do and see around SR and PP. However, from Sihanoukville and going to Kampot and to Koh Rong I haven't figured it out yet. can I go back from Sihanouk to Kampot (vise versa) within the day? I'm plan ...

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Laos and Cambodia in October with a 7 year old

Posted by cathf2 on 7/4/2017 at 14:00

Hello- I am traveling to Laos and Cambodia in October with my husband and our 7 year old son. We have traveled in Thailand with our son (and Vietnam/China/Myanmar with no kids) but this is our first time in Laos and Cambodia. We will have 3-3.5 weeks. Do you think the below itinerary is reasonable? Any suggestions on what we should add or subtract? Any hidden off the beaten path gems to suggest? Any suggestions on which Cambodian island is good for a family? In Thailand, we loved Koh Mak (it wa ...

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Border crossing Laos to Stung Treng. Safety?

Posted by lajoy9 on 20/2/2017 at 10:01

Hi , I am in Laos right now and planning to cross to Cambodia early March. Having read through Travelfish newsletter just now the article regarding Laotian military invading Cambodia around Stung Treng; I am questioning if I should just change my itinerary and not go there. I had planned to spend 4 days at the Mekong Bird resort near Stung Treng. Having never been there, it worries me. Can anyone knowledgeable in this area help? ...

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Banlung - Siem Reap by bus

Posted by santiagodove on 26/2/2017 at 13:41

Hello, I am planning a trip to Cambodia this summer and I was wondering whether there is a bus between Banlung and Siem Reap, Or do I have to come back to Phnom Penh in order to go to Siem Reap? If there is a bus, maybe someone knows its timetable? Thank you in advance! ...

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WARNING: do NOT use services from VR Express and BEWARE border crossing into Laos

Posted by sighne on 6/3/2017 at 03:01

My friend and I took a bus from Siem Reap to 4000 islands, and it was f---ing awful. Textbook corruption. VR Express is either working for or with Phnom Penh Sorya Transport Co., which has its own host of horrid reviews. Here is a general summary of the trip: 1. The bus driver talked on the phone for a significant portion of the drive. 2. There were multiple vehicles changes that were not mentioned beforehand, and at one point, we were left stranded at a gas station in Stung Treng ...

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Elephant Garden at Otres 2 burnt down

Posted by stek on 10/2/2017 at 06:26

Just a heads up that at the start of the year Elephant Garden at Otres 2 burnt down and will not be reopening. Enjoy your travels Stek Otres Marina ...

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Is exploring Cambodia (Sihanoukville) by motorbike safe?

Posted by imm3344 on 21/10/2016 at 06:49

Hello all, How dangerous is it for 2 people to drive on a single motorbike around Sihanoukville during the day and night time? And take a day trip from Sihanoukville to Kampot and back? We have some experience with driving in Asia. We planned to spend about 20 days in December exploring Cambodia by motorbike with Sihanoukville as our base, but are having second thoughts about visiting Cambodia after reading about murders, beatings and ambushes of foreigners that happen in Cambodia ...

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Prasat Preah Vihear in a few days

Posted by Surikata on 5/2/2017 at 07:54

Hi guys! I am a solo traveller from Slovenia and am planning to head to Prasat Preah Vihear in a few days (probably around 10th of February). I'll be coming from the North East as I am currently in Mondulkiri province, going to Stung Treng through Ban Lung. Is anyone on the same route? I would love to pair with a fellow low budget traveller, especially to visit the temple let me know if anyone's interested! Take care, Kata ...

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Fellow Travellers?

Posted by SophiaD1992 on 10/1/2017 at 09:47

Hi guys I will be heading to Cambodia on the 5th February for around 10-12 days. Anyone about as I will be travelling solo? ...

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