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Charity work

Posted by Jelle on 16/5/2012 at 09:43

Hi, I'm traveling in Cambodia. I wanted to go to Vietnam, but I got robbed, and all my documents are stolen, so I can't leave the country for about 1 month. I think about doing some charity work anywhere in Cambodia for one or two weeks. I just want to do something good for some people, I don't know. I lost a lot of money from that robbery, and I don't feel like having the Backpackers life in Cambodia for another month. All tips about organizations or projects are welcome! I don't really know ...

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State Of Origin?

Posted by joshj on 16/5/2012 at 01:36

hey guys doesanybody know where abouts i might catch the state of origin in cambodia? I did want to stay away from westernised things while away but the thought of watching nsw loose to the mighty maroons again is too good to bear ...

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Sihanoukville to Ko Kong to Battambang?

Posted by CoraBora on 5/5/2012 at 16:24

Good Day All, About me: Solo female first time to SEA during rainy season this year. Flying round-trip to Phnom Penh and planning most/all of my travel in Cambodia. Allotted travel time is 3-weeks. I have questions about routes. Ideally I would like to travel from Phnom Penh to Kep then wind my way up the coast to Sihanoukville; including 2-3 days out on Monkey Island. These are all heavily discussed on the various sites so no questions in regards to that. I'm curious about the trek to Ko ...

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Angkor Wat Dress Code?

Posted by grak88 on 16/2/2012 at 19:39

Does anyone know if women can wear shorts and tank tops to Ankor Wat? Do people get denied entry based On what they are wearing? My search online gave conflicting results. Thanks. ...

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Travel advice

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Lodging for the visits to Preah Khan of Kampong Svay and Preah Vihear?

Posted by cloud on 9/9/2011 at 14:53

I plan to visit Preah Khan of Kampong Svay and Preah Vihear by a bicycle starting from Kampong Thom. It seems I need to have lodging places near Preah Khan of Kampong Svay, Tbeng Meanchey and Preah Vihear. However, I was not able to locate any information on lodging in those places. Are there lodging places in or near those areas? I also wonder about the safety for the trip. I plant to have the bike trip alone. How will be the safety in the route? ...

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Fair Trade in Cambodia - question for expats or anyone that knows Cambodia well

Posted by HappyHands on 12/5/2012 at 10:17

I'm researching fair trade organisations in Cambodia and wondered if anyone could recommend good proper legit ones or any to be vary of. Having just come back from there, I saw for myself that many are not what they seem. Would love a second opinion on who to trust and things to be wary of from anyone that knows the country or set ups out there well. Thank you! ...

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Recent trip to Virachey NP

Posted by gregmccann1 on 16/2/2012 at 22:06

Here is a link to some photos and videos that I have posted on my blog about a recent, 8-day trip into Virachey National Park. I will add some more comments later about the great # loggers and hunters in the park (they are not a threat to trekkers, but it is very strange seeing them in a "protected" area...) ...

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Visa on arrival or EVisa

Posted by swag on 2/5/2012 at 00:41

Hi, I will be travelling to Cambodia late Jun for a couple of weeks. Was thinking of just picking up the visa on arrival. Does anyone have any up to date info on the evisa situation re ease of website use payment problems etc. I had read there had been some teething problems. cheers ...

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Volunteering in Cambodia?

Posted by Donman1990 on 9/4/2012 at 21:31

I'm doing some backpacking through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia next year, and I'm hoping to spend 2-4 weeks of my time in Cambodia volunteering. Ideally I'd like to do some english teaching of some form, I've done some research into different organisations, but it's just left me confused, there are so many. I have read a lot about organisations that are profit based, and none of the money goes into the community, ideally i'd like to avoid this kind of thing. I Just wanted to hear some other peopl ...

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4 weeks in Cambodia

Posted by swethaD on 13/1/2012 at 08:48

I want to spend about 3-4 weeks in Feb-March at Cambodia. I have a bunch of questions 1. Is it way too long a time if I am planning to skip any islands? I am not a very beach person 2. What places would you suggest I visit? Are there any forests or trekking options here? ...

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Sihanoukville or Siem Reap first?

Posted by achoo on 27/4/2012 at 09:13

I'm currently in Phnom Penh (been traveling from Laos) and my flight back from Bangkok leaves on the 18th of May. Which one is better to do first: Sihanoukville or Siem Reap ? (I'm going to do both.) Other then that I'm worried of getting stuck on the beaches in Sihanoukville, is there any other advantage of doing Siem Reap first? Is it easier to go to Bangkok from Siem Reap or Sihanoukville? Or is it just stupid to first go from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and then d ...

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Cheap and legit massage in phnom penh?

Posted by grak88 on 12/2/2012 at 10:53

Can anyone recommend a cheap, clean, and legit massage place? Anyone been to the blind massage place recommended in LP? ...

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Cambodia in May

Posted by Popnorm on 12/2/2012 at 18:05

I have read that it can be extremely hot in Cambodia in May. Is it worth doing Ankor Wat at this time or would the heat be unbearable. We actually purchased some very cheap tickets from Australia to KL and now have to plan where to go (3-4weeks). We have visited Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and parts of Indonesia but have not made it to Cambodia yet. We do plan to have about a month in Bali on the way home. Any suggestions would be appreciated ...

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Quick Q about killing fields and S-21

Posted by time2fly on 19/4/2012 at 10:36

On I phone so excuse spelling !!! How long does it take to explore each site? We have to be at the Airport by 1600 for a flight to Bangkok... Also what are you are you paying for a tuktuk to both? ...

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solo travelling

Posted by muskey on 21/3/2012 at 10:12

Hi there. Im planning a month long trip in july/august, hopefully around chiang mai.. siem reap.. hanoi and phuket, l've never travelled alone before so im alittle wary. Could anyone give me some good advise on do's and dont's while on my travels. Cheers ...

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Viewed 3,611 times, with 28 replies. Last reply by sayadian on 24/4/2012 at 08:56

Cambodia Angkor air

Posted by Blondie1918 on 16/4/2012 at 04:39

Hi, i've been looking into travelling around Cambodia and pretty much figured the bus was the only way to go. Then I found this airline. Does anyone have any experience booking and flying with them? Only have a week so if I can use the odd flight to get around I might be able to add in an extra place to visit. ...

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Sihanoukville Beaches

Posted by longleat on 23/10/2006 at 06:41

I have read some postings on Trip Advisor about it being unsafe in Sihanoukville beaches. Does anyone have knowledge of safety there and also of recommended beach and place to stay. I was really looking forward to a relaxing stay there in May. Thanks! ...

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Posted by muskey on 3/3/2012 at 17:46

can you have a good time in siem reap... bars and drinking??? ...

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emergency money during Khmer new year bank closures

Posted by sayadian on 14/4/2012 at 19:31

I have a friend who is in dire straights and needs a transfer of funds now but its Khmer New Year and all the banks will be closed until Wednesday.Any Travefishers can help on this one? This is a real emergency! Western Union offfices etc? which are open during holiday ...

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