Until recently the only direct bus going between Bangkok and Siem Reap was run in conjunction with the Thai government and featured a fleet of mostly older buses; all other companies were forced to change buses at the border. Giant … Continue reading
Author Archives: Lina
About LinaLina Goldberg is a writer who splits her time between Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. She is the author of "Move to Cambodia: A guide to living and working in the Kingdom of Wonder." Lina has also contributed to publications including Lonely Planet, CNN Travel, Wall Street Journal, VICE, South China Morning Post and BBC Travel. She originally came to Cambodia on a three-month fellowship in 2010, and after falling in love with the country, decided to make it her home.
Update 6/6/2017: I haven’t updated this post in a while because “rules” regarding work permits have still not been officially released, and what little we know has been difficult to confirm and haphazardly enforced. With that caveat… First, the regular … Continue reading
With a Cambodia-style ten-day week, Cambodia Gay Pride week is already in full swing for 2017, running from May 12th to 22nd. The theme this year is ‘I am what I am.’ The subtext of the theme is recycling, because it’s the … Continue reading
If you’re looking for a great introduction to Cambodia, there’s no better way to do it than to negotiate your transfer to Phnom Penh from Phnom Penh International Airport (nee Pochentong). Be aware that the taxi situation can border on … Continue reading
Phnom Penh has a happening gay scene that’s very inclusive. No matter how you identify, a night out at one of Phnom Penh’s gay and queer bars is a recipe for fun. Drag and cabaret shows are all the rage … Continue reading
Battambang and Siem Reap are two of the nicest spots that Northwestern Cambodia has to offer, and each is worth visiting. Battambang and Siem Reap are only 48 miles (77 km) apart, but the trip can take as long as … Continue reading