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Night-life in Siem Reap

Posted by Puggles on 25/10/2010 at 10:29

I have only been to Siem Reap once before and it was only for a few days. I didn't really notice too many things to do in the evenings and was too tired to worry about the night-life anyway after visiting temples all day. This year, I am going for a little longer with a small group of people. One has asked about night-life. We are not specifically looking for bump and grind nightclubbing, but somewhere that would suit 30-50 year olds with perhaps some music, and maybe food as well. Can an ...

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getting back to thailand

Posted by kaptainkano on 27/10/2011 at 20:15

I am currently in Cambodia, but have to be back in Bangkok by Nov. second to fly home. Does anyone know if the flooding in thailand and bangkok has affected bus travel between Cambodia and Thailand and getting all the way into Bangkok. thanks for any information you can give me ...

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Homestays in Cambodia

Posted by Tessa123 on 11/9/2011 at 15:55

I'm going to Cambodia in October this year and will be doing alot of Homestays and other cheap accomodation. Do I need a sleeping bag or will they provide such thing? Also would this offend them? I'm 18 and travelling with my boyfriend of the same age, has anyone had many problems with accomodation in a similar situation due to different expectations of behaviour in non-marital relationships? Is there any etiquette that i should be aware of with homestays and just generally travelling around C ...

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Cambodia weather situation

Posted by potta_boro on 13/10/2011 at 14:20

Hello I'm suppose to be goIng to Cambodia Wednesday and would like an update with the flooding situation? Is it recommended to still go or would you advse against it I want to go to siem reap and Angkor wat mainly. Thanks ...

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Transportation Times: example getting from Ban Lung to Kratie

Posted by Elisif on 27/9/2011 at 09:22

I'm trying to figure out travel times and I keep running into conflicting information. Does someone have the latest info. regarding how to get from Ban Lung to Kratie ? i.e. when do the earliest buses and/or taxis leave and how long does it typically take? While I'm on a roll with asking you think it's possible to get from Kratie to Kampot in one day? I read somewhere that it's possible to take an "express minivan" at 6am to get to Phnom Penh in 4hrs and then ...

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Who needs kip in Siem Reap

Posted by EnglishmaninNYC on 24/10/2011 at 11:57

Hi all I had to cut short our Laos trip and head to Siem Reap. We couldn't find a bank open on Sunday and airport exchanges were closed so have about 1.5m Kip to exchange for USD. I think a fair exchange rate would be about 8,000 kip to the dollar. So if you are in Siem Riep and need kip before heading into Laos send me a message and we can try to sort something out. Cheers (30 year old English guy travelling with misses in case anyone thought this was some weird scam) ...

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Flood situation in Cambodia (and crossing into Thailand)

Posted by magicpixiejo on 22/10/2011 at 16:26

Hi all, I am arriving in Phnom Penh (by air) in 2 weeks and will be there a few days, then travelling overland to Siem Reap , then hopefully overland to Bangkok (!). Done the trip several times before, but wondering how much the current flooding is affecting things. Does anyone have an update on the flood situation in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap (and the temples) in terms of visiting stuff, and also about how it is affecting overland travel in Cambodia and out towards Thailand? Thanks! ...

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Stung Treng-->Kratie-->Kampong Cham-->PP

Posted by giroffle on 1/9/2011 at 19:17

Hi Stung Treng --> Kratie -->Kampong Cham-->Phnom Penh We'll be doing this part of our trip to SE Asia in early Dec this year. I have read on the asiakingtravels site that it is possible to take a slow boat from Stung Treng to Kratie and then a fast boat from there to PP...can anyone confirm this and whether or not it would be better to do this by bus...Also does anyone know the journey times involved by bus or boat between these places...and any tips on how long to spend in Krat ...

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Flights between Sihanoukville abd Siam Reap...are there some?

Posted by KevandJho on 13/10/2011 at 10:01

I've heard someone mention here (on another thread) of flights between Siam Reap and Sihanoukville . Are these flights happening now? I've heard that it is proposed for the future,however its not supposed to happen until December or Janruary 2012. Here's the link....… IF.....the flights are happening now, I'd love to fly between Sihanoukville to Siam Reap aroung Jan 18th to avoid the long 10 hour night journey. Any help appreciated. ...

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Siem Reap to Bangkok, Guesthouse buses?

Posted by phishsticks on 15/10/2011 at 14:11

I spoke with the guesthouse I will be staying at in Siem Reap and they said they have their own company that will provide transportation to Bangkok. The owners are Aussie expats. I've read the travelfish article about this journey and heard lots of horror stories about cheap travel agencies and scam buses. Do you think this is a scam? Is there legitimate packaged cross border travel available in Siem Reap? or should I just do the journey on my own? Thanks ahead of time. Any insight would be a ...

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Pailin to Siem Reap

Posted by skipfeeney on 12/10/2011 at 18:02

Hi, I am wanting to go on this little used border crossing to get from Koh Samet (thai) to Siem Reap. Is it easy to do? and when i cross the border where can i get a taxi from or do i need to pre book? Thanks all ...

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Crystal clear or brown water due to the flooding?

Posted by marikaki on 18/10/2011 at 17:23

Hi, i am planning to go to Koh Rung Smloem for diving mid of November but i am really worried that i may be facing murky brown water from the flooding of the mainland? Is that a great possibility?? Thank you ...

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Business visas at Poiphet border

Posted by stanleyknives on 13/10/2011 at 14:30

Hey all, I was wondering if anyone had any knowledge about obtaining business visas as the Poiphet border entering from Thailand. I've read that you just tick a box saying you want it basically, but what with various people mentioning "issues/scams" doing this journey (bangkok - siem reap) I wanted to have my bases covered. Is it straightforward to get this form of visa here or will I have trouble? Many thanks ...

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Bus Stop Guesthouse @ Battambang

Posted by angie69 on 13/10/2011 at 17:47

Can anyone advise if the Bus Stop Guesthouse is closed in end Oct/early Nov? I visited their webstie ( and it indicated "closed". I am visiting Battambang in end Oct/early Nov 11. ...

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Best Guesthouse/Hotel in Kratie(and their Email)

Posted by jonenlyd on 15/10/2011 at 00:46

I'm looking for the best guesthouse/hotel in Kratie. So please tell me about your experiences. If you have their email adress that would be great. Thanks! ...

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Two Honda Win 110cc motorbikes for sale in Phom Penh

Posted by wbmaster on 14/10/2011 at 11:48

Between 16 and 20 October 2011 Good condition (several renewedparts) Price: $300 (negotiable) Me and my friend bought them in Hanoi in September andmaking our way to Phom Penh. Has been an awesome way to travel and reallycheap! Both bikes have been really reliable and we are sorry to part with them. Both bikes come with: ownership papers, insurancecards, rain jackets and 1 bike also with helmet, bag rack and a locker. Any legit buyers contact us on or kapppa@zonne ...

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Sihanoukville to Siem Reap

Posted by sebbytan on 20/9/2011 at 11:52

Hi Anyone can advise the night bus from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap , I need to know the departure time and where can I get the tickets. Do I need an advance booking ? ...

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flying in Cambodia

Posted by markharrison on 1/6/2011 at 12:24

My trusty Lonely Planet 'Cambodia' guide book suggests that you can fly between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh and also from Phnom Penh to Saigon with Cambodia Angkor Air. When I go to Cambodia Angkor Air website they have a link to Vietnam Airlines website (Vietnam Airlines apparently owns half of this airline) and it states that flights can be booked with Cambodia Angkor Air via the Vietnam Airlines website. I am yet to work out how after visiting both websites on a number of occasions! Can ...

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Where to next...,?

Posted by le1979 on 5/10/2011 at 18:18

Hi guys and gals Currently in Phnom Penh having visited Siem Reap and Kampot too. Came up to Cambodia via Vietnam and now want to move on to either Laos or Thailand. I have 10 days worth of Malaria pills for Laos, a Chinese visa, a sister meeting me in Thailand on the 13th Novemeer and a flight to Oz on the 12th December. I want to avoid flying as much as possible until flying to Bangkok to meet my sister so I have a 30 day visa. So the ideas I'm toying with are: -Overland to Vientianne b ...

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Kampot/ Kep

Posted by kara_12 on 1/10/2011 at 14:56

Hey guys, We are a couple in the mid 20s travelling around SEA and was wondering on what peoples opinions are on Kampot /Kep. Are they woth a visit? We look doing different activities and am a little worried we might get a little bored. The main reason I would like to visit Kampot is for Bokor Hill tour, are tours still running? Thanksss ...

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