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budget query

Posted by cechadwick25 on 19/7/2011 at 20:24

Hello, myself and three other girls are planning a short trip (2 weeks) to cambodia in jan of 2012. Im just wondering about how much do you guys think we'll need per day including basic (not fancy but not gross) guesthouse, food and transport etc. At the moment we are planning on flying into the capital, spending time in SHV and visiting angkor wat. Any help appreciated. ...

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Harrowing account of Killing Fields

Posted by sayadian on 19/7/2011 at 16:07

for those of you in the Uk who would like a better understanding of what went on in Cambodia during the Khmer Rouge days this link takes you to a very harrowing account of, and interviews with the killers. ...

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battambang to pattaya

Posted by jaam on 15/7/2011 at 14:13

I would appreciate some advice on getting from Battambang to Pattaya in August I imagine this is via Poipet. How difficult is it to get transport (buses or taxi) on the thai side of the border. Is there any difficulty getting Thai visa at this crossing and is it prone to the same scams that apparently happen going the other way? Thanks if you can help. ...

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4 week itinnery help - toddler in tow!

Posted by crookedjo on 16/7/2011 at 01:51

Ok we have four weeks, flexible mid Sept-mid Dec. Diving, beaches, great food and culture our passions. Dont want to be upping every few days as whilst travelling with 3yr old daughter is great the physical moving about is not! Was thinking fly into HCMC meander to PP then stuck - how is best to get to Siem Reap area? Struggling to find an airline who actually flies,or will quote it - am I being really blonde??? Would a bus journey be as awful as I am thinking, worthwhile stops or the way to b ...

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Proposed Cambodia Tour

Posted by pajero on 15/5/2011 at 02:39

Hi The following trip to Cambodia has been proposed to us. We are 67 years old and are not back packers i.e. more spoilt. In addition to Cambodia, we will also be seeing Laos, Yunnan and Burma. Our main concern is.... will we be seeing different things in Cambodia as compared to Laos, Yunnan and Burma. Any comments would be welcome. Cambodia: Day 1 Bangkok-Phnom Penh by morning flight Sightseeing Phnom Penh Day 2 Phnom Penh-Kratie Day 3 Kratie-Rattanakiri Day 4 The Tampoum totems day 5 The Kroe ...

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Battambang short term apartment

Posted by barbaral on 26/2/2011 at 14:27

I will be staying in Battambang for the next 3.5 months and am looking to lease an apartment. I wonder if anyone has some clues about how to go about finding a short term lease? Your help would be appreciated. thanks Barbara ...

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Siem Reap - Any recomendations ?

Posted by charlotte1208 on 11/2/2009 at 13:43

Hey, Heading to Siem Reap in March, does anyone have any recommendations for a cheap hotel or guesthouse in siem reap, pref with a pool? How easy is it to get a tour to angkor wat? Thanks - Charlotte :) ...

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Vietnam Visa in Phnom Penh question

Posted by bkgzen on 8/6/2007 at 23:13

What are people's experiences obtaining a Vietnamese visa in Phnom Penh. Getting one here in the US seems pretty expensive, however, I don't know how many days turn around time it would take in Phnom Penh. Trying to weigh my options. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks ...

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looking for a motorbike in seim reap

Posted by ryanm24 on 5/7/2011 at 12:09

Hi, I am looking to buy a motorbike in cambodia (preferably in seim reap cause thats where i am at now) for a tour from cambodia to laos. any advice would be appreciated as i have never bought a bike in cambodia before lol ( or anywhere but the states for that matter). Thanks ...

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Motorbike Honda Win for Sale in Cambodia

Posted by nodisitas on 4/7/2011 at 22:00

Hello! I am putting my motorbike up for sale, a very decent 110cc Honda Win. I bought it in Hanoi, Vietnam and it got me to Saigon so far. I am planning to hit base in Sihanoukville first for a couple of days from the 10th of July. This bikes comes with spare parts (haven't had to use any), a proper, real helmet, a Vietnamese language phrasebook and an detailed roadmap book and some tips over a beer. Maybe the most important it comes with a Vietnamese ownership card, so you can take it into Vie ...

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Share a taxi Poipet to Siem Reap (July 28)

Posted by youknowmyname on 1/7/2011 at 14:56

Me and my brother are travelling on Thursday (7/28) in the morning from Bangkok to Siem Reap. Reading about all the scams and hassles awaiting travelers at the border, we plan on getting a taxi from Poipet to Siem Reap. I realized that we could probably find people to share taxi with when we get there, but it would be nice to arrange prior, since I have a pick up offer (US $45) from the hotel we're staying at. Message if you have similar plans (within a day or two, as we're somewhat flexible) an ...

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Cambodia trip

Posted by stollie77 on 11/6/2011 at 18:36

Hi! In August / September my girl and I will be travelling to Cambodia for three weeks.We will visit Phnom Penh (3 nights), Battambang (2 nights) and Siem Reap (4 nights) but are not sure about the rest. After having done some additional research on Cambodia we are considering to include three extra regions in my trip: - Banlung and surroundings (4 nights, including travel) - Kampot and surroundings (4 nights, including travel) - Sihanoukville (2 nights) Could anybody help me with the fol ...

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Koh Rong in August

Posted by MamaH on 2/4/2011 at 02:32

Evening all, Having seen a few articles on the islands off Cambodia I have my heart set on Koh Rong . I'm a bit worried about the weather though as I'm travelling in August which is peak rainy season. Has anyone been to Koh Rong or close by (Sihanoukville even) in August? If so is it worth it or is it too wet and wild? Thanks! ...

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Accommodation in Kep

Posted by pamfelt on 28/6/2011 at 09:24

Does anyone know a good hotel/guest house in Kep with a/c less than $30 a night, I have been looking at 2 new places, the Sok Man Palace and the Ponleu Chner tra Cheak Chit.- any opinions please. ...

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10 days Cambodia in August

Posted by moonflower5 on 23/3/2011 at 03:19

Hello, I'm trying to set up an itinerary for our Cambodia trip in August.Can you give me some advice on which itinerary is the best? ITINERARY 1 Day 1-2 P.Phen Day 3-4 Kompong Chhnang Day 5-6 Battambang Day 7-8 -9-10 Siem Reap Day 11-Flight from Siem Reap ITINERARY 2 Day 1-2 P.Phen Day 3-4 Kompong Cham Day 5-6 Kompong Thom Day 7-8-9-10- Siem Reap Day 11-Flight from Siem Reap I'm really confused about if it's better to go K.Chhnang and Battanbang versus K.Cham and K.Thom Thank you very ...

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Learning Khmer in Phnom Pehn

Posted by ecilassim on 21/2/2011 at 20:21

Hi all, i'm planning a one month stay at Phnom Pehn while learning a new language,i'm a malaysian chinese.I'm interested learning Khmer,Spanish,French,Italian or any others.I'm looking a female teacher who can teach 3 to 5 hours a day. Also looking for a apartment for rent month?budget less than USD150. Anyone with good recommendation? ...

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Cambodia e-Visa

Posted by hychanhan on 22/6/2011 at 11:29

Dear All, I would like to ask you a question regarding Cambodia e-Visa service whether if i apply at night and meet an issue, how can i contact the officer there? is there anybody support at night time? Best regards, ...

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Posted by azsha6617 on 16/6/2011 at 18:35

So far i've only experienced northern Thailand. I'd really like to relax on a dreamy, budget friendly, not so touristy beach sometime before going home (( in a month). Can this be found in Cambodia? or should i go somewhere elsewhere? ...

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suvarnabhumi to sihanoukville

Posted by eyebones59 on 19/6/2011 at 00:44

Hi there,I am looking to travel by bus from Suvarnabhumi airport to Sihanoukville Cambodia,any advise on itenery and cost please Thank you... ...

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Shared Taxi Siem Reap to Poipet - July 1

Posted by likes2sleep on 21/6/2011 at 12:05

I'm planning to hire a taxi from SR to Poipet, cross the border, and either taxi/bus to Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) on Friday, July 1, 2011. Looking to leave early in the morning. Does anybody want to share a cab? Expected costs: SR to Poipet: ~US$25 (2 hours) Aranyaprathet to BKK: 1900b if taxi (2.5-3 hours) or $10-12/pp via bus Let me know if interested! ...

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