20 Year Cambodian Love Affair

It was in November 1999 when i first visited Cambodia and at the same time I met my fellow conspirator Warwick.  Sadly, I am not a great picture taker; however, Warwick was and his pictures are distributed freely in our posts. Where are we going? In addition to attracting visitors to Cambodia we have launched…

Cambodian Street Food

Cambodian Street Food: Part 2 So, you’ve jumped into Cambodian street food. You’ve tried a sandwich or some noodles perhaps some snails, well let’s dive a bit deeper and see what other eats, perhaps a little more exotic flavours, are on the menu. Bai Sach Chrouk This breakfast special is easily spotted. Just look for…

Best Places To Eat in Phnom Penh

We have the lowdown on all  best places to eat in Phnom Penh. Be in the know about what to eat and what to ask for. Its more about what to eat than where to eat – read on! Phnom Penh’s best cheap eats Cambodia is awash with great places to eat. Not only local…

Siem Reap Market

Do not be mistaken in thinking that there is only one Siem Reap market. There are several markets and they all have various products; from white goods to food, from clothing to tourist souvenirs. Siem Reap Market When people talk about Siem Reap Market, they are often referring to the Old Market in the centre…

Koh Trong Island

Are you looking for something different? Are you adventurous? Koh Trong Island is another of Cambidoans diamonds in the rough – or luxury for $50! Koh Trong Island If you find yourself in the town of Kratie, you should consider a worthwhile side trip. Splitting the Mekong River in two is Koh Trong Island. This…

Phnom Penh to Poipet by Train

If you fancy the new fangled way to get around Cambodia the Phnom Penh to Poipet by train is for you.  Trains are not exactly new; however, they have been lacking somewhat in Cambodia for many years. Phnom Penh to Poipet by train If you fancy a different mode of travel between Phnom Penh and…

Tonle Sap Lake

As a traveler to Cambodia you are going to visit either the Tonle Sap lake or the Tonle Sap river. This blog no academic thesis – this has useful and interesting information for all types of traveler. Tonle Sap Lake Many visitors to Cambodia think it is all about Angor Wat and the killing fields….

Volunteer For Free

Just try finding a placement company that offers a volunteer for free opportunity. It does not exist so read on. We can set you in the right direction. Volunteer for free Below are just 1 day’s adverts from 1 placement company to try and persuade YOU to volunteer for free. There are 439 compelling adverts….

Tourist Places in Cambodia

Whilst many visitors want an out of the place to visit; you will find that tourist places in cambodia are unlike other touristy places. Tourist Places in Cambodia Cambodia has countless number of tourist places to visit all year round. We have listed what we believe are some unmissable tourist places in Cambodia. Be mindful…

Work for Charities Abroad

One of the best decisions you will make is to work for charities abroad. And we mean volunteering abroad.  Work for charities abroad Charities abroad are crying out for volunteers. What they need are volunteers who can help them with education, modern farming techniques, conservation. Almost everyone who has made the decision to work for…

Cardamom Mountains

Cambodia’s Mountains Why would you want to visit these awesome mountains? The most impressive mountain range are the Cardamom Mountains, or Krâvanh Mountains in the southwest of Cambodia and Eastern Thailand. The country’s Cardamom Mountains are extraordinary. A vast blanket of tropical rainforest which remains one of Southeast Asia’s most pristine expanses of wilderness. Isolated…

Cambodia Eco Tourism

Eco-volunteering: back to grass roots Volunteering doesn’t get much better than when it is hands on with nature via Cambodia Eco Tourism. Become an eco-volunteer and really make a difference. Help a local community by working on projects that protect endangered wildlife or focus on repairing and managing an overexploited environment. Help locals put skills…

Siem Reap 2019

This is a reflection of Siem Reap 2019 from the perspective of Warwick – media guru for voluntouring abroad Not More of the Same If you were lucky enough to see Siem Reap not so many years ago, then you would have seen a different place: the look of the cities and towns was from…

Cambodia’s Offshore Islands – Part Three

This is the third and final part of a three-part series about Cambodia’s offshore islands After visiting Koh S’dach or Koh Totang, there are still some great islands you could drop by. One or two are well-known while most are not. So, let’s continue island hopping down Cambodia’s coast and explore the tail-end of this…

Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital

The Kantha Bopha group of hospitals is an effort to deliver health care to all Cambodian children. The organisation has five hospitals in the Kingdom and provides medical services to the community free of charge. The hospital takes care of about 85% of all sick children in Cambodia.  Many seriously ill and hospitalised children would…

Angkor Hospital for Children

AHC: Improving Healthcare for Children Cambodia has one of the highest death rates for children under five years of age in Southeast Asia. In response, Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC) has been providing healthcare for children in Siem Reap since 1999. It is also a hospital that is developing a program that seeks volunteers. AHC…

Mondulkiri

Cambodia’s Great Escape Cambodia is hot, damn hot. In fact, some people describe the seasons as hotter or hottest. To escape that, there is a place you can go: Mondulkiri. But it is more than just about cool weather and cool places. This is where there are rugged hills with majestic waterfalls, unique tribal people…

Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 2

In this second part of a three-part series about Cambodia’s offshore islands, you will experience some, but not all, of the smaller and less visited islands. There are also one or two of the better-known Cambodian islands. Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 2 After visiting Koh Kong, Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samlouem you could…

Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 1

This is the first part of a two-part series about Cambodia’s offshore islands. In part one, the islands visited are Koh Kong, Koh Rong, and Koh Rong Samloem. Part two will take a look at some of the less and some of the rarely visited islands. Cambodia’s Offshore Islands | Part 1 Have you ever…

Cambodian Currency

Can you become bi-currency? Or depending on where you are – 3 acceptable currencies Which is the Riel Currency? Cambodia has two currencies, well, one the official Cambodian currency and one unofficial currency, or is it two official currencies; sometimes it is hard to tell. People new to Cambodia find the arrangement baffling; paying in…