There are a couple of easy ways to go from Phnom Penh and Siem Reap (and Siem Reap to Phnom Penh) in 2018, including bus, boat, plane, taxi, and mini-bus. There are options to fit every budget, but some are nicer … Continue reading
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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.
2018 update! It appears that Bassaka Air has stopped running flights with less than 24 hours notice. And unfortunately, it is the same manager that I had to argue with for weeks over a refund (read on below for more … Continue reading
The trip from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by bus has improved by leaps and bounds recently. The road is fully paved now, and the trip now takes between 5 and 6 hours. This can feel like an eternity when traveling … Continue reading
Pchum Ben, or Ancestor’s Day is a uniquely Cambodian ritual, and one of the country’s most important holidays. It’s based on the lunar calendar and is usually between late September to mid October. The holiday is 15 days long, and … Continue reading
For travelers to Battambang, the chief attraction of Nary Kitchen is its namesake, the kitchen, both for its cooking classes and reputation for safe food that doesn’t upset sensitive foreign tummies. The staff are happy to let you check out … Continue reading
There are lots of ways to get from Cambodia to Thailand, and it all depends on how much time, money, and patience you have. In this post, I’ll cover the best ways to get from Siem Reap to Bangkok whether … Continue reading