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Siem Reap Guide

March 4, 2009 by  

Siem Reap Guide Airport Located on the west of the city, Siem Reap Airport is about 20 minutes by car. With the booming tourist trade at the Angkor temples, the airport is undergoing expansion. It is a modern if basic facility and relatively trouble-free. There are taxis and motodops (motorcycle taxis) to take you from […]

Phnom Penh Guide

March 4, 2009 by  

Phnom Penh Guide Transportation Two Wheels Unless you have experience driving in Southeast Asia, hiring a motorbike is not really recommended. In Phnom Penh they frequently get stolen (and you are liable, even if it was the owner who stole it back with a spare key!!), so keep it in your guesthouse at night. A […]

Phnom Penh Travel

March 4, 2009 by  

Travel to Phnom Penh Phnom Penh – A City of Occupations Phnom Penh, founded alongside the Tonle Sap and Bassac rivers, has been the capital of Cambodia since the mid15th century, after Angkor was abandoned. Most of modern day Phnom Penh was built while under the colonial control of the French, (who occupied it in […]

Siem Reap Travel

March 4, 2009 by  

Travel to Siem Reap Siem Reap – A City Carved in Stone From the 9th to the 14th centuries, (at a time when Europe was still struggling out of the Dark Ages), the Cambodian Empire of Angkor encompassed most of present-day Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. The heart of this empire during its peak in […]

Senior Travellers

March 4, 2009 by  

Senior Travellers Older travellers, as long as they are reasonably fit, can travel with the best of them. Take particular care to protect against heat stroke and dehydration. Please be informed that you may have to clamber over some temple ruins, especially some shrines in Angkor Wat. Be careful and hold on to the rail!

Pubs & Restaurants

March 4, 2009 by  

Pubs & Restaurants Angkor Century The Olive Tree restaurant setting makes a perfect backdrop for romantic dinners, business occasions or simply for the enjoyment of fine meal. At Angkor Century Hotel. Sivatha St. Tel: (855 63) 963777 , Fax: (855 63) 963123. www.angkorcentury.com Angkor Green restaurant Good Khmer food at reasonable price ($1.5-5). Also vegetarian, […]

Health

March 4, 2009 by  

Health Believe it or not, exotic tropical diseases are not your biggest worry in Cambodia. The most common problems are diarrhoea, sunstroke, and dehydration. As for tropical diseases, malaria is the chief concern. Phnom Penh is malaria free. Angkor is malarial though more remote towns present a greater risk. Dengue fever during the rainy season […]

Cambodia

March 4, 2009 by  

Cambodia Cambodia is Asia’s fastest growing tourist destination. After about 35 years of non-stop war, this beautiful country is finally re-emerging from the darkness. Since the time of the Vietnam war in the sixties, Cambodia has had to suffer “secret” carpet bombings by the United States, followed by the reign of terror of the Khmer […]