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Beaches and Islands off Cambodia??

Posted by OceanGazer on 6/8/2012 at 06:08

I have 4 weeks in South East Asia and right now am deciding between remote island hopping in Thailand or exploring Cambodia in more depth. I was there for ten days before and did the typical Siem Reap and Phnom Penn sites. Does anyone have any good experience of the beaches and islands? I don't want party central I am 30 and my idea of heaven, is a quietish beach, with great snorkling/diving and cheap beers and great seafood in the evening. My best week of my last South East Asia trip was on T ...

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Cambodian visa - Help!!

Posted by Travelgeek22 on 2/3/2013 at 08:04

Can anyone tell me if they have ever received an 'used' stamp on their Cambodian visa on arrival? I have just entered from Vietnam border with Mekong Express and when they handed back my Passport I noticed they stamped 'used' I have never had this stamp on a visa until I've departed? ...

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Flying from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang?

Posted by magalaya on 20/2/2013 at 18:18

Hi everyone! I know there have a been a few posts on this topic (or the reverse, so Luang Prabang to Siem Reap ) but many of them are outdated and I didn't want to hijack someone else's my boyfriend and I are planning a trip to SE Asia this spring (mid April to early June, approx. 6 weeks). For a leg of our trip we're hoping to get to Luang Prabang from Siem Reap and are looking for advice on flights - is it only Bangkok Airways and Lao Airlines that fly this route? I've already ...

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Kampot to Ko Chang/Thai border

Posted by PadThai on 29/1/2013 at 13:16

Hi! I'm looking for advise on transport, starting from Kampot , I'm planning on crossing the Thai border and go to Ko Chang. Can anyone tell me what my possibilities are? Are there direct ways to go from Kampot to Koh Kong, or do I have to pass by Sihanoukville? I would also like to know is this is doable in one day... Thanks! ...

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How safe is Cambodia?

Posted by Wootle on 11/2/2009 at 23:41

Me and my girlfriend are looking to do some volunteering and backpacking around cambodia in june/july, just wondering how actually safe is cambodia? We came across a pretty worrying FCO report on cambodia, and wondered if we were over reacting? The reports here Its on the list of places to avoid all travel to areas of the country :s thanks in advance, Oli. ...

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Cambodia in June for Honeymoon

Posted by rebmanjm on 18/1/2013 at 14:20

Hi all, I am in the process of planning our honeymoon for Cambodia from the middle to end of June and am looking for some advice/suggestions on our tentative itinerary and some other questions. Our tentative itinerary is as follows: Day 1 - arrive (late at night) in Siem Reap Day 2 - Siem Reap Day 3 - Siem Reap Day 4 - morning in Siem Reap and then afternoon flight to Sihanoukville Days 5-8(or 9) - some combination of Sihanoukville, Koh Rong, Kampot, and Kep Day 8(or 9) - take bus to Phnom ...

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Bad news in Kampot...

Posted by tyler on 13/2/2013 at 22:28

Saw this on K440 yesterday... brutal. ...

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Siem Reap to Poipet shared taxi

Posted by manokdlp3 on 20/2/2013 at 23:25

Can anyone recommend a good taxi/driver from Siem Reap to Poipet? Also, would love to share the taxi with anyone planning on going this route. I plan on leaving on the 22nd of Feb around 8AM, but my travel plans are flexible and wouldn't mind spending a few more days in Siem Reap before going to Poipet, and eventually Thailand. ...

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SIM card for Cambodia at Thai border?

Posted by pbzvariety on 15/2/2013 at 22:28

I'm about to cross and have no idea of I can refill my dtac card there, or if it will even work so what should I do? get a new one, and from what company, and how and...? thanks! ...

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Posted by lylzezane01 on 20/2/2013 at 11:23

I am looking at going camping with a few friends on Koh Ta Kiev (an island off of Sihanoukville. I am not sure how far exactly, but it is in day tripping distance). There is no designated area to camp in and they pretty much just give you a tent and you go and set it up on your own. Is someone able to tell me the landmine situation on this island? I would talk to the locals but we have to book a fair time in advance. Thanks ...

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Cambodia overstay fine?

Posted by altmtl on 18/2/2013 at 01:01

Is the overstay fine for Cambodia still $6 a day? Just in case I go over a day or two... ...

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Shared taxi Siem Reap - Poipet 17 Feb 2013

Posted by fremen22 on 15/2/2013 at 23:59

We are a couple and looking for 1-2 people for shared taxi from Siem Reap to Poipet border on 17 Feb 2013. Already have booked a car for 25 USD. We leave at 7:00 AM, and can pick you up at your hotel. Possible to share after the border to Bangkok too. ...

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Looking for Motorbike Travellers - March

Posted by thebrain on 13/2/2013 at 22:17

Hello, I am a 29 year old, male Canadian looking for some people to do a motorbike tour around Cambodia during March. I am currently in Ho Chi Minh City and and looking to head to Phnom Penh near the beginning of the month. I would like to tour for about 3 weeks and then head back to HCMC before April. If you're interested, let me know. Also, if anyone has any tips or suggestions for motorbiking around Cambodia, please let me know. David ...

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Border Crossing Cambodia to Laos via Mekong

Posted by jeeeebus on 7/2/2013 at 21:42

Is it possible to travel by boat along the Mekong from Strung Treng to the border with Laos ...

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Siem Reap Accomodation

Posted by bartos on 5/2/2013 at 15:03

Hi, Me and my girlfriend will be in Siem Reap towards the end of the month, we have around 6-7 days in Cambodia so thought about just staying in Siem Reap and seeing things from there. We obviously want to see angkor watt etc and the local sights but also want a little night life. Can anyone recommend where we should stay? I was thinking around the old market area and i had seen a nice villa/guest house called golden temple villa but its fully booked. Does anybody have any suggestions? al ...

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share taxi 9 Feb 13, or any bus info- Siem Reap --> Poipet

Posted by Sderby on 6/2/2013 at 23:44

I am ideally looking for someone to share a taxi with headed from Siem Reap to Poipet on the 9 of Feb 13. But any bus information is greatly appreciated as far as what busses actually get you to the border in a timely manner without scams. I am lookig to leave in the morning of the 9th so I arrive in BKK that day. Has. anyone had success with busses from SR to Poipet? Need to get back to BKK for a flight late night 10th (really 1am on the 11th). ...

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Advise about National parks and islands

Posted by PadThai on 22/1/2013 at 14:07

Hi, in March I will be travelling to Cambodia, and during my time in the south, I would like to visit a National park (or 2) and a great island. Afterwords I will enter Thailand through Hat Lek to get back home through Bangkok. I was wondering if anyone could advise me about the National parks Ream and Bokor. Are they any good? Since I probably won't find the time to visit Khao Yai in Thailand, I would like to know if any of the Cambodian parks were a nice alternative. At the end of my trip, ...

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Teaching and Visas

Posted by FarangTC on 10/12/2012 at 22:03

Hi Everyone, I plan on coming to teach in PP, Cambodia in April. I plan on flying into Cambodia from Thailand. I figure I could get the eVisa in advance or do the Visa on Arrival. Anyhow, once my one month is up, what are my options? Extend the visa 30 more days? Or go to an agent and get a multiple entry visa for around $280? Or keep getting a new visa every month? Thanks! ...

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Cambodia June/July 2013

Posted by travellingpoul on 10/1/2013 at 12:54

Hi there I'm planning a trip to Cambodia this summer. I will have 4-5 weeks, 2 of which I plan to spend in Cambodia. The rest in Thailand. But I'm not really sure if I should go to Thailand first and end the trip in Cambodia or vice versa. Also how is the weather in Cambodia in june/july, is going to rain every dayor just some down pours in the evening? Would love to spend some days on Koh Rong , but again travelling in june/july some say the seas are quite rough and the ride to Koh Rong is a ...

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Sand Flies on Kho Rong?

Posted by altmtl on 26/1/2013 at 20:23

based on a few reports I saw that Sandflies were a problem on Koh Rong - Is this still the case? Has anyone been recently? ...

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