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Poipet to Siem Reap

Posted by ningny on 12/3/2011 at 10:32

hello, i will be travelling to siem reap with 5 of my friends next week, and would like to know if any of you had experience with booking a private minivan that will go from poipet straight to the hotel in siem reap. as we are all below 18, our parents are not comfortable with the idea of us take private taxis, i think they're afraid of us being kidnapped or robbed along the way. we will reach poipet at around 12pm, and hope to reach siem reap before dark. do any of you have other alternatives ...

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Siem Reap to Bangkok Taxi Share 29/08

Posted by likewings on 27/8/2011 at 15:58

Hello! Looking for some people to share a taxi with us to Bangkok on monday. It will involve a taxi to the border, then a taxi to bangkok. Looking at about $100 for the whole thing, so it would be nice to split with another couple. Let me know asap if you're interested. Email me at Cheers ...

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Revised one week Siem Reap Itinerary

Posted by EvanR on 27/8/2011 at 00:46

Thanks for all the suggestions on my overly ambitious itinerary, I have made some of the reccomended changes. Is this doable? Siem Reap Angkor Itinerary - January 21-28, 2012 Day 1-Saturday, January 21: Bangkok Air flight #PG913 arriving at 14:55, check in at Ta Prohm Hotel,go to Old Market and Pub Street area, sightseeing, shopping, dinner. Day 2-Sunday, January 22: 5:00AM- Sunrise at Sra Srang, Small Circuit inreverse: Banteay Kdei, Ta Prohm, Ta Keo,Thommanom, Victory Gate, Kleangs, ...

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Proposed Itinerary

Posted by EvanR on 25/8/2011 at 02:24

Hello All, This is my first post on this forum. My wife and I will be in Siem Reap for a week from January 21-28 2012. I have a tentative itinerary(below) in mind and would appreciate any thoughts, changes, ideas or critisims that anyone may have. Thank You Siem Reap Angkor Itinerary - January 21-28, 2012 Day 1-Saturday, January 21: Bangkok Air flight #PG913 arriving at 14:55, check in at Ta Prohm Hotel,go to Old Market and Pub Street area, sightseeing, shopping, dinner. Day 2-Sund ...

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Christmas in Cambodia?

Posted by thewanderer on 25/8/2011 at 17:24

Me and my Girlfriend are spending Christmas in Asia this year. We're aware that it's not generally celebrated but would like to stay somewhere nice for a couple of nights (24th - 27th December). Ideally our plan is to stay on an island, chilling at the beach and I think we will probably be in Southern Cambodia around that time. Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations? Cheers The Wanderer ...

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Want to do three weeks in SE Asia

Posted by Megan1990 on 23/8/2011 at 12:26

Hi! Im looking at doing 3 weeks in SE asia- i really want to do Vietnam and Cambodia and Loas if its possible! Can someone help with the best places and how long in each! Im thinking that if i take about $2000 australian not including flight that it should be enough! If anyone has an insight into the best way to do this then please let me no! I really want to go to Hanoi- Phnom Pehn- Siem Reap and Ha Long Bay- would this be enough time? Id be doing cheap accomo and cheap food- really roug ...

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Getting yellow fever shots in Siem Reap?

Posted by Fixman on 20/8/2011 at 22:17

I am from Argentina, and so to enter Thailand I need a yellow fever vaccination certificate. However, while I was there until a few days ago, I lost my certificate, and now I need to go back to that country. I'm currently in Siem Reap, is there any safe place where I can get yellow fever vaccines in here? I return to Thailand in one and a half day, so I'm pretty desperate. ...

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Bokor Mountain

Posted by barb50 on 2/8/2011 at 13:30

Hi Guys Has any one been up Bokor Mountain (in a vehicle) recently that is this year 2011!. cheers barb50 ...

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Travel buddy Cambodia: 27th Aug-4th Sept'11

Posted by Georgie81 on 20/8/2011 at 06:34

Hi all, I am a 30yr old female from England (althought not English:) ). I shall be travelling around Cambodia between 27th Aug-4th Sept '11 and I would love to have a travel buddy (or more). If you are around and would like to meet up, please get in touch asap. Georgie ...

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Itinerary help

Posted by mnmeadow on 10/8/2011 at 02:59

Hi all- I've been following discussions on here for months, now that our trip is closer I wanted to post. My husband and I are coming to Cambodia for about 2 weeks at the end of August. Our current itinerary is: Siem Reap/Angkor, 5 nights, 4 days Kratie , 2 nights, 1 full day Kampot, less than one day, no overnight Kep, 2 nights, 1 full day Phnom Penh, 2 days, 1 night I was wondering if people thought Kratie is worth missing Battambang over? I don't think we have time to do both. It seemed ...

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Travel time of each run by car

Posted by Roger58 on 5/7/2011 at 04:45

Hi, I've planned an itinerary to visit Cambodia (12 days). I think I will arrive in Bangkok first. What do you think ? I want to take shared taxi / minibus or car only because it is fastest. 1/ Do you have advices for me ? 2/ I need to know the arrival time for each steps ?.?? I wonder when I arrive in the city. Could you help me, please ? Day 1 : from Bkk -> Sihanoukville 8.00 Bangkok ?.?? Koh Kong ?.?? Sihanoukville Day 2 : visit islands Day 3 : stay on the beach Day 4 : from Sihanoukv ...

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12 weeks in Siem Reap

Posted by Maust on 10/8/2011 at 10:43

Hi, I'm planning on staying in Siem Reap for 12 weeks next year possibly traveling on my own. Any suggestions on where to stay for that length of time? ...

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Advice please - leg not booked out of PNH

Posted by jazzed on 25/7/2011 at 06:02

(but the rest of me is!) Hi there, Can you believe it took 5 solid minutes to think of an appropriate title? Der... Anyhoo - 48 year old solo female from Oz. I have my return flight BNE to BKK booked. Going to Chiang Mai first for a month, then to Cambodia PNH for 2 months. Where you come in is I have not got the leg booked out of PNH back to BKK as I have a few days to play with between leaving PNH (29 Oct) and BKK (1 Nov). (immig issue at airport coming in is my concern) Some of the stuff I ...

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What does a good guide to Angkor cost?

Posted by Lisa on 27/2/2006 at 11:38

What can I expect to pay per day for four of us for a good quide with car? ...

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Cambodia to Laos

Posted by Tira on 6/8/2011 at 04:52

I will be traveling to Siem Reap on Dec. 23 and leave SEA on Feb. 2 from Luang Prabang and I’m hoping to get some good tips/tricks/does and don’ts from all you travelers. I have traveled to SEA before but not for such a, relatively, long time. Here is what I have in mind and it would be great to get some feedback what I should / shouldn’t do, what to do and maybe places to stay overnight etc. I would very much like to volunteer somewhere on the way, I know I will again go to Big Brot ...

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Any Strip Off bar in Phnom Penh?

Posted by ecilassim on 29/7/2011 at 13:00

Any Strip Off bar in Phnom Penh ...

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Shared a taxi Phnom Penh to Poipet?

Posted by Att on 1/8/2011 at 23:26

Hi! I have been in PP a few times but never try to come back home by bus. I got some idea how to get to Thailand from PP via Aranyapradej border. And I also knew that apart from going by bus I can take shared taxi. So, is there anybody who wants to go Thailand with me on 6 or 7 Aug? Thanks Att ...

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Phnom Penh - hostels and attractions

Posted by csawala on 25/7/2011 at 23:00

I am going to Phnom Penh with 2 friends on August 23rd, for maybe 2 nights, before heading off towards Sihanoukville for some scuba diving. I was looking at hostels on hostelworld and noticed that even the best rated places had a significant amount of mixed reviews. Was wondering if anyone could give a recommendation or their own experiences. Looking for cheaper options, but it doesn't have to be $1/night, and preferably close enough to attractions to make the most of our time. Also somewh ...

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Legal items to take back to UK?

Posted by pikem11 on 28/7/2011 at 21:24

I'm in Cambodia for the next couple of weeks. I was hoping to bring home some alcoholic drinks for friends and family. Are there any drinks that are illegal to bring into the UK? Is Mekhong whiskey allowed? I know that some of these drinks are legal in the UK, such as absinthe, but outside the EU they are made differently, so it would be better to check first! Also, does anyone recommend any particular drinks? Cheers. ...

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A New Look at Cambodia

Posted by Phil888 on 29/7/2011 at 09:50

I recently read a very insightful book about Cambodia called, “From the Booth to the Bedroom” by Douglas DeMarco. It's a true story of an American finding fame in Cambodia. It's a first-hand account of how he became an overnight TV and Radio celebrity in Phnom Penh. It talks about his journey to find himself both physically and mentally. His insights about the culture, government and the people, but especially the women of this Southeast Asian country. are at times shocking but, for anyone ...

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