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Siem Reap - where to next...?

Posted by hacketta on 7/12/2011 at 05:57

I am finish up a tour of Laos and Cambodia and finish in Siem Reap at 8am 24th December.. I then have 10 days (inclusive) to get back to Bangkok for my return flight home to UK. Concious this also includes Xmas and NYE! Any suggestions as to what i should do/where i should go? My tour will have included Ankor Wat and Phnom Penh and ideally i would like to be on a beach for a lot fo the duration but am concious I need to get back to Bangkok. I am happy to consider flights, bus, tra ...

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Flying from Siem Reap to Hanoi

Posted by wyattjnr on 6/12/2011 at 12:41

Hi, my wife and I are are in Cambodia for a week and then intend to fly to Hanoi for a few days and work our way down Vietnam. Living in the UK, I have found flights that only take an hour to be £170! We were going to see if we could book these flights once we get to Siem Reap. Does anyone know if they are any cheaper once we get to Cambodia? Cheers ...

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Best place to eat in Phnom Penh for less then 3$

Posted by airyk on 4/12/2011 at 21:50

Hey if you know of any great restaurants for under 3$ for a meal post them here. Here is my post! Also sorry for the lack of spacing, travelfish is doing that, not me. I’m a guy who doesn’t like to spenda lot of money. I’ve been living in Asia for about 2 years and before that Ilived in other places where food is never expensive. In Cambodia, for most ofmy meals I spend $ 1. Usually that gets me a tasty soup, fried noodles, friedrice, a big plate of spring rolls, or steamed rice with a bi ...

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Cambodia trip with tour company? Advice? end march 2012

Posted by Jen30 on 28/11/2011 at 13:47

I'm hoping to go to Cambodia around the end of march 2012 for about 2weeks on my own. 30 yr female. Because it's my first time traveling alone, I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good tour group so that I can travel with a group, eg intrepid etc. Thanks ...

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Laos - Sihankounville Getting Around Advice, Please!!

Posted by sharoonie on 20/11/2011 at 02:33

Hi Travelfish Mates! I'll be arriving in Cambodia from Laos and flying home from Siem Reap on December 29. I want to fit in Ankor Wat (3 or 4 days), Phnom Penh (2 days) and Sihanoukville (4 days). 1) Does it make more sense to fly into SR, see Ankhor Wat, take bus to PP, then immediately take bus to Sihanoukville and backtrack through PP for 2 days then onto SR? I ask because I understand there are interesting places to stop along the way. How long is each leg of the bus trip? Is it poss ...

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Booking hotels in Siem Reap... or not?

Posted by KatjaKat on 18/10/2011 at 02:17

Hi! I'll be in Siem Reap around 20 november. I'm travelling solo, and I'm thinking that booking hotels ahead might tie me down to a place even if I make friends who want to go to this great place an hour away from me... Is it a problem to just show up to the hotels in Siem Reap, or should I book to make sure all the decent spots aren't full? If I do book, does anyone have any recommendations for a solo female (28) who wants to get to know people, but doen't necessarily need to party every ni ...

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So i bought a motorbike in Cambodia

Posted by sayadian on 25/11/2011 at 01:16

I just wanted a bulb for the headlight.Near the Japanese friendship bridge is a long line of workshops.I started at one end.Everyone gawps at the dead bulb and points to next door.I get to the end of the street and, you've guessed it, they point back in the direction I've just come from. Yes, folks, that's Cambodia. ...

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PP to Kampot

Posted by giroffle on 21/11/2011 at 01:09

Hi Is it possible to get a bus or taxi from PP to Kampot Kampot it possible to do a day trip....what is the journey there anywhere closer I can go in the get pepper and maybe get a glimpse of the pepper plantations Carmel ...

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Bokor hill station road complete!

Posted by think87 on 13/11/2011 at 00:18

Just got back from a tour of Bokor hill yesterday and I can say for sure the road is complete. Our van went from the bottom to the top on a new concrete road and no walking or trekking at all. Also a couple from the guesthouse met me up there and they went on there own on rented motos and also had no problem bottom to top. The only sirt we encountered was going to the waterfall but that is in process of being paved as well. There is construction everywhere going up the hill with a large set of ...

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Apocalypse Later

Posted by nilesharrison on 22/11/2011 at 18:34 A short film documenting my travels through the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand in October of 2011. Inspired by Francis Ford Coppola's 1979 film "Apocalypse Now". ...

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Koh Rong without Rabies shots?

Posted by Knowlan on 20/11/2011 at 16:17

Hi, I'm new here and did a search but found nothing. I am heading to Cambodia for two weeks in mid December and planned to do a day trip from Sihanoukville to Koh Rong, but the more I look into it the more a night or two appeals. The one thing stopping me from going is the remoteness of the island in case I happen to get bitten by an animal. Does anyone know how common animals infected with rabies are and how often you can get back to the mainland? I haven't had the preventative shots and ...

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Working Vacation Ideas

Posted by lsunyc on 17/11/2011 at 15:33

Greetings all: I have about three weeks to spend in Southeast Asia. Unfortunately, I'll have to work for the most part of those three weeks. Can you recommend places (such as Siem Reap, etc,) where I can hang my hat for a few days and work, walk about the city and take in the sights, then move on to the next place and work? I like small cities--preferably in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. But I kind of like the idea of hanging out in Chang Mai for a few days as well. I'd prefer towns/cities in whi ...

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mountian bike shop in phnom pehn?

Posted by buggy on 15/11/2011 at 21:40

hi i am riding through asia on a mountian bike. i need to find a shop who can supply a new rear wheel / rim and rebuild it. in p p. thanks in advance buggy ...

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Getting to Siem Reap from Bangkok by land

Posted by marshiulan on 13/11/2011 at 04:24

Hi, Anyone have an idea how the land route from Bangkok to Poipet and then to Siem Reap looks like right now? Wanted to take a bus from Bangkok probably on 28.November, one day after arrival. Are there problems getting out of BKK heading east, and maybe from Poipet to S.Reap ? thanks ...

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Honda win 110CC for sale Phnom Penh $300

Posted by samvietnam1 on 11/11/2011 at 04:44

Honda Win 110 for sale in Phnom Penh may be able to meet in Sihnoukville or Siam Reap. Vietnamese produced bike most reliable for se asia roads, drove from Hanoi to Cambodia no problems. Just had engine examined replacing any damaged/worn out parts so in great condition, everything works perfect except for speedometer. Includes: - Motorbike registration - full head helmet with visor - basic tool set - spare spark plug, electric box - bungee cords - vietnam road map and guide sheet detailing ...

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Phnom Penh to Battambang

Posted by meeshakar on 10/11/2011 at 14:03

Hi Travelers! We are staying a few days in Phnom Penh and then heading up to Siem Reap. We were thinking of stopping in Battambang and wondered if there was anything along the way from Phnom Penh to Battambang worth stopping and staying for? We would be up to staying in a random location along the way just to take in the sights. Also, is the Bamboo Train still in affect? I heard it was closing soon, just not sure when. Any suggestions for hotels would be great or things to do along the way. ...

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Anyone moving on from Cambodia between now and the 13th Nov?

Posted by thisisabbie on 7/11/2011 at 08:12

Hi all! My Cambodian visa runs out on Sunday 13th, and i'm just researching my next moves! And looking for travel buddies! I'm thinking of either going straight to Thailand, leaving Fri/Sat/Sun, in which case i'd like to share a taxi with 2 or 3 others to Poipet, and then get the train to BKK. Or if anyone is doing the overland journey to Laos i'd be keen to join, as long as i can make it over the border by Sunday... Or I was even considering heading south to PP, then Sihanoukville, then cro ...

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are the roads open

Posted by sim1one007 on 5/11/2011 at 10:26

hi meant to be travelling on 13th nov2011 from bangkok to siem reap then on to the coast can anyone tell me if getting over the border and are the coaches able to get to siem reap as weather reports and which roads are open bit hazy many thanks ...

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Flooding situation in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap

Posted by mark_mcc85 on 4/11/2011 at 03:48

Hi, I plan on going to Phnom Penh by bus from Saigon on the 8th Nov for two nights before moving onto Siem Reap by bus also. These are the only two places we will be in Cambodia. Can anyone provide details on the flooding in these areas and whether I should go ahead with this trip. Also where is the best place to keep track of the flooding situation in Cambodia. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Mark ...

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Norry / Bamboo Train / Battambang and around

Posted by chaos23 on 2/11/2011 at 00:36

Since there are diffusing news about the Royal Khmer Railway Situation and the still exisiting bamboo trains around Battambang , I just want an update on it by people being around that part of Cambodia... Are the norrys still working? Which part of the Poipet - PP line is covered? Is ist only Odom Battam to Phnom Bale or further? Or is it possible to hop on a norry even between Sisophon and Battambang, or even to Pursat? My last information was, that the royal trains are not working anymore, ...

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